"The movement is equivalent to a magnitude 5 earthquake," said Kauaikaua. "Instead of lasting seconds, it can last a couple of days. That's teaching us a lot the way the magma goes through."
With more to learn from Kilauea years from now, one constant factor hasn't changed -- danger! Hawaiian legend links the fiery eruption to Madame Pele and her ability to devour open land, homes, lives, and forever change the way we view nature's power.