Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that a collapse/explosion event at the Kilauea summit occurred at approximately 5:03 p.m. on Monday.
The energy released from the event is equivalent to a magnitude 5.3 on the Richter scale. The activity did not gernerate a tsunami, per the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.
The event resulted in a small plume made of mostly steam and little ash.
Residents in the Volcano area are advised to monitor utility connections of gas, electricity, and water after earthquakes.