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Hawaii volcano erupting again

Hawaii volcano erupting again

After the Kilauea volcano eruption slowed late Thursday night, the Hawaii County Civil Defense has confirmed that new volcanic vents are erupting in what’s known as “the East Riff Zone.” This large area in the Puna District of Hawaii Island aka “the Big Island” includes the rural Leilani Estates near Kaupili, Makamae and Mohala Streets.”

Over 600 earthquakes have been reported including the largest to date on Thursday which was measured having a magnitude of 4.7.

In addition to the obvious potential physical damage of the new lava flows from the Kilauea eruption, the mandatory evacuation continues because of the…

Read the full article at hawaiinews.online.