Eruption in Hawaii: not catastrophic, but breathtaking all the same
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Thursday, May 17, 2018
In Hawaii, the Kilauea volcano erupted from its summit Thursday morning, spewing an ash plume that reached 30,000 feet above the island of Hawaii. It was the most forceful new explosion so far at Kilauea, one of the world's most active volcanoes, but, Dr. Michelle Coombs of the U.S. Geological Survey told the New York Times, "This is not a huge catastrophic event."