Volcano erupts in Hawaii and over 1,000 people are evacuated

Volcano erupts in Hawaii and over 1,000 people are evacuated

Crack in the mountain expelled steam and lava after a series of earthquakes;volcano has been erupting almost continuously for three decades

1,700 people were evacuated in the eastern community of PunaJanice Wei / via REUTERS / 03.05.2018Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupted on Thursday, leading to the evacuation of at least 1,700 people in the eastern Puna community.The information comes from the Reuters news agency.According to the Hawaiian Civil Defense Agency, a crack in the volcano spewed steam and lava after a series of earthquakes reported in Hawaii - the strongest of magnitude 5.0 on the Richter scale.See tooIndia: Dust storm cuts down trees and leaves about 100 deadThe CNN news network also adds that the fire department has detected dangerously high levels of sulfur dioxide in the evacuation area.The Kilauea volcano has been erupting almost continuously for over three decades.The lava flowing from the volcano, one of five in Hawaii, has already buried approximately 125 km², according t...


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