Geologists warn Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano could soon erupt with ‘once-in-a-century’ explosion

The last time that happened was in 1924. Pressure built up, followed by an explosion so powerful, rocks the size of cars were launched out of the crater.

By |2018-05-11T15:34:53-04:00May 11th, 2018|National, News|0 Comments

Steady lowering of lava lake at Kilauea increases potential for explosive eruptions

If the lava level drops to the level of groundwater beneath Kilauea Caldera, the influx of water could mix with the magma and cause steam-driven explosions.

By |2018-05-10T08:55:41-04:00May 9th, 2018|National, News|0 Comments