New volcanic eruption in Hawaii spews more lava into the ocean

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May
22


By the end of the afternoon, only a single ocean entry was active. The lava channel originates from fissure 22. This photo was taken during a late afternoon overflight of the lower East Rift Zone, Kīlauea Volcano. Captions and Photo source: USGS

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Kilauea, the volcano in Hawaii that began erupting almost three weeks ago, exploded again Monday evening with eruptive lava activity at multiple fissures, with one flow entering the ocean forming a haze known as “laze” that contained microscopic shards of glass that is dangerous to breathe…

Read Full Article; ABC News (05-22-2018)

Pictures: Hawaii lava flows into Pacific Ocean (05-21-2018)

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