As Hawaii trembles with earthquakes and the Kilauea volcano continues to spew forth lava and gas, residents and the wider world watch and wonder: how long will this renewed activity continue? To find out, we turn to Mike Garcia, professor of geology at the University of Hawaii and funded by the National Science Foundation. He […]
Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano opens up rift in residential area.
On Thursday, Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano trembled and a new rift opened up in the small community of Leilani Estates, spewing lava into the air like a fountain and forcing evacuations. No injuries are reported and a state of emergency has been declared. Earlier in the week, a nearby volcanic crater vent collapsed, putting the world […]