New video shows Hawaii’s lava river flowing faster than you can run

The US Geological Survey has released a new video of the highly active Fissure 8, which has been releasing lava from the Kilauea for over a month. The lava flows out of fissure 8 and into a main channel, where the lava is moving up to 15 miles per hour, about the speed an average human can sprint over good ground. The flow slows down significantly before it reaches the ocean.

The USGS has been providing all kinds of video and photos of the ongoing eruption, which it has been studying...

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