Explosion at Hawaii volcano spews ash as lava flows into sea

Explosion at Hawaii volcano spews ash as lava flows into seaA small explosion at the summit of Hawaii’s erupting Kilauea Volcano on Sunday sent ash spewing into the air, creating a driving hazard for roads on parts of the Big Island, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Lava fountains from a fissure in the volcano reached as high as 180 feet (55 meters) from Saturday night into Sunday, pushing flows of molten rock into the ocean, it said. “Seismic activity at the crater continues with gas explosions and ash eruptions under 10,000 feet (3,050 meters).



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