Viewers flock to watch glowing lava ooze from Hawaii volcano

Viewers flock to watch glowing lava ooze from Hawaii volcano

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — The world’s largest volcano oozed rivers of glowing lava Wednesday, drawing thousands of awestruck viewers who jammed a Hawaii highway that could soon be covered by the flow. Mauna Loa awoke from its 38-year slumber Sunday, causing volcanic ash and debris to drift down from the sky. A main highway linking … Read more

Hawaii volcano: Mauna Loa’s eruption creates rare dual-eruption event with nearby volcano that’s been erupting since 2021

Hawaii volcano: Mauna Loa's eruption creates rare dual-eruption event with nearby volcano that's been erupting since 2021

CNN — As the sun rose Monday on the Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park, the sky was ablaze with the glow of two erupting volcanoes. The world’s largest active volcano, Mauna Loa, erupted for the first time in nearly 40 years Sunday night, joining its neighboring volcano, Kilauea, which has been erupting for more than a … Read more

Hawaii’s Mauna Loa volcano is erupting, prompting an ashfall advisory for the Big Island

Hawaii's Mauna Loa volcano is erupting, prompting an ashfall advisory for the Big Island

CNN — The world’s largest active volcano, Mauna Loa, is erupting for the first time in nearly 40 years, sparking an ashfall advisory Monday for Hawaii’s Big Island and surrounding waters until 6 am HST (11 am ET). Up to a quarter inch of ashfall could accumulate on portions of the island. “People with respiratory … Read more

Tonga eruption’s towering plume reached the third layer of Earth’s atmosphere

Tonga eruption's towering plume reached the third layer of Earth's atmosphere

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — When the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano erupted underwater in January, it created a plume of ash and water that broke through the third layer of Earth’s atmosphere. It was the highest-recorded volcanic plume … Read more