New volcanic eruption in Hawaii spews more lava into the ocean

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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


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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