Explosions at Hawaii’s Kilauea summit keep producing magnitude 5.3 quakes

(CNN)For the seventh time in eight days, an explosion at the Kilauea summit on Hawaii’s Big Island erupted Thursday morning with a force equivalent to an earthquake of magnitude 5.3 or higher, according to the US Geological Survey. The latest … Read More

Kīlauea’s lava melts 700 Hawaiian homes as violent eruptions spew ash, earthquakes strike

Hawaii’s Kīlauea volcano has been erupting since May 3, and according to the county of Hawaii’s civil defense agency, another small explosion occurred on Sunday morning. The steam explosion spewed ash plumes over Ka’u, the southernmost district of the Big … Read More

Kilauea explosion ash cloud reached up to 10,000 feet

(CNN)A small explosion from the Halemaumau crater in Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano at about midnight local time created an ash cloud that reached up to 10,000 feet, according to an alert from the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. More explosive events like the … Read More

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