Mount Kilauea transforms Hawaii’s coastline with the birth of a new island

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Just as mass attention towards Mount Kilauea begins to diminish, the young Hawaiian volcano has commandeered this week’s headlines by claiming the formation of a new island in the Pacific Ocean. Thankfully no fatalities have resulted from Kilauea’s eruption, which launched its ongoing destruction of Hawaii’s main island on May 3rd, 2018. Recently geologists working at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), a leading organization in tracking global volcanic activity, have reported volcanic creation -… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupts, forcing hundreds of residents to evacuate

The most active volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island recently erupted, following a spate of earthquakes. Kilauea erupted late yesterday, and the state’s governor declared a local state of emergency, Gizmodo reported. The County of Hawaii Civil Defense Agency said there are active volcanic vents on the Makamae and Mohala streets, and hundreds of residents have been ordered to evacuate.

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After 250 earthquakes in 24 hours, Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano might erupt

Kilauea, the most active of the five volcanoes on Hawaii’s Big Island, could erupt, according to The Independent. After a collapse event at the Pu’u ‘Ō’ō vent, in the volcano’s East Rift Zone, around 250 earthquakes happened, according to the United States Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building