volcano

photo from video provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows lava from a fissure
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May 31, 2018 - 1:23 pm
By Caleb Jones, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — The hottest and fastest-moving lava of Kilauea volcano's latest eruption spread across new parts of the Big Island Wednesday, forcing officials to order evacuations in two coastal neighborhoods over fears that the rapidly advancing flows could cut...
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This October 2017 photo shows the home of Patricia Deter in Leilani Estates
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May 15, 2018 - 10:33 am
By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — Patricia Deter moved from Oregon to Hawaii to be closer to her two daughters, but the Kilauea volcano burned down her home only a month after she bought it. Now Deter and others who have recently lost homes to the lava-spewing mountain...
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 In this May 5, 2018, file photo, lava burns across a road in the Leilani Estates subdivision near Pahoa, Hawaii.
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May 14, 2018 - 8:38 am
By Caleb Jones, Associated Press PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — A new fissure in Hawaii's Puna District sent gases and lava exploding into the air, spurring officials to call for more evacuations as residents waited for a possible major eruption at Kilauea volcano's summit. Hawaii County Civil Defense issued...
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This Wednesday, May 9, 2018, photo shows an aerial view of the East Rift Zone, along which the Leilani Estates neighborhood sits, from the ongoing Kilauea eruption, as seen from a helicopter flying around Pahoa, Hawaii.
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May 11, 2018 - 12:58 pm
By Sophia Yan and Seth Borenstein, Associated Press PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii volcano is threatening to blow its top in coming days or weeks after sputtering lava for a week, forcing about 2,000 people to evacuate, destroying two dozen homes and threatening a geothermal plant. Experts fear...
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A lava flow moves on Makamae Street in Leilani Estates Sunday morning.
USGS
May 09, 2018 - 9:29 am
By Madison Park, Holly Yan and Stephanie Elam, CNN (CNN) -- Two new vents from the erupting Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island prompted officials on Tuesday afternoon to order the immediate evacuation of residents remaining in Lanipuna Gardens. All 1,700 residents of Leilani Estates, as well as...
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Kilauea volcano has destroyed more than two dozen homes since it began spewing lava hundreds of feet into the air last week, and residents who evacuated don't know how long they might be displaced.
U.S. Geological Survey via AP
May 08, 2018 - 4:15 pm
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Edwin Montoya's family carved their farm on the slopes of the Kilauea volcano out of "raw jungle," transforming it into a fertile collection of gardens, animal pens and fruit trees. Now the property is imperiled by the very land it stands upon. A couple of miles up the hill,...
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Kilauea volcano erupts May 4.
AP Photo/Marco Garcia
May 05, 2018 - 8:54 am
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Sputtering lava, strong earthquakes and toxic gas jolted the southern part of the Big Island of Hawaii as magma shifted underneath a restless Kilauea volcano. Two new volcanic vents, from which lava is spurting, developed Saturday, bringing the number formed to eight. Lava has...
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Kimberly Adams
May 04, 2018 - 4:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hawaii's famous Kilauea Volcano has spewed lava for decades. But what's different about this abrupt eruption is the rare location of the evacuation site, according to a local expert. "The magma came up to the surface and erupted in a fisher eruption," explained, Loÿc...
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lava is shown burning in Leilani Estates subdivision near the town of Pahoa on the Big Island in Hawaii
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May 04, 2018 - 7:58 am
By Caleb Jones, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — Nearly 1,500 residents were ordered to evacuate from their volcano-side homes after Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano erupted, sending molten lava to chew its way through forest land and bubble up on paved streets. Volcano officials couldn't predict how long...
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