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4.6M earthquake recorded off Hawaii Island

Did you feel the earthquake Friday morning? A lot of Hawaii residents did.

The U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) recorded a magnitude-4.6 earthquake between the Islands of Hawaii and Maui at 5:33 a.m. 162 more words


Off Track: Amber waves of … Pele’s hair?

The lava lake within Halemaʻumaʻu Crater at the summit of Kīlauea Volcano is creating a scene remindful of a messy barbershop floor, except that it’s acres and acres wide rather than a few square feet. 498 more words

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Kilauea continues to put on spectacular, but dangerous show

Kilauea continues to erupt on Hawaii Island, and the volcano is creating quite a show.

Technology allows scientists to capture views that are impossible to see in person. 85 more words


Lava seen spattering from surface of Kilauea volcano lake

It’s a sight to see, as lava at Kilaeua volcano on Hawaii Island is rising again.

The lava lake within the Halemaumau overlook on the volcano’s summit has risen to its highest levels in a little over a year. 79 more words