How Bad Is the Collapse Explosion at Kilauea Volcano?

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Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano has been erupting for more than two months and is showing no sign of slowing down. How bad is the collapse explosion at Kilauea volcano’s summit? Continued lava flows, earthquakes and slumping caused by Kilauea have devastated Hawaii’s Big Island.
Some 6,100 acres have been covered in lava according to the United States Geological Survey, including areas where homes once stood.
The latest official number of houses that have been destroyed since the eruption began was 700, however as the eruption continues this number will continue to rise. Courtesy of the Hawaii County Fire Department – USGS

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