Kilauea: The Epic Saga

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1.20pm update: Eruptions are still going strong and scientists don’t know when the chaos will end Fissure 8 was the most active overnight, according to an update from the US Geological Survey. The huge gaping crack in the ground sent lava fountains as high as 250 feet into the air. As of 6.15am, the lava flow was about 2 miles west of the Four Corners intersection, according to USGS volcanologist Jessica Ball. “We should also note that cellphone towers and regular landlines have been heavily damaged in the area, and so there may be reduced service,” sshe added.

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