Mauna Loa In Hawaii active volcano begins to erupt

Mauna Loa In Hawaii volcanic eruptions

Mauna Loa In Hawaii The world’s largest active volcano has begun erupting, prompting volcanic ash and debris to fall nearby, authorities said Monday.
The volcano’s summit caldera erupted late Sunday night big island According to the US Geological Survey. Early Monday, it said the lava flow was contained within the peak area and was not threatening nearby communities.
The agency warned that residents at risk of Mauna Loa lava flows should review their eruption preparedness. Scientists have been alerted by recent earthquakes at the summit of the volcano, which last erupted in 1984. 
Parts of the Big Island were under an ash advisory issued by the National Weather Service in Honolulu, which said some areas could receive up to a quarter inch (0.6 cm) of ash.
Mauna Loa In Hawaii is one of five volcanoes that form together The Big Island of Hawaii Which is the southernmost island of the Hawaiian Islands.
Mauna Loa In Hawaii, at 13,679 feet (4,169 m) above sea level, is the much larger neighbor of Kilauea volcano, which erupted in a residential area and destroyed 700 homes in 2018. Some of its slopes are much steeper than Kilauea’s, so when it collapses its lava can flow much faster.
During the 1950 eruption, the mountain’s lava traveled 15 miles (24 km) into the ocean in less than three hours.


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