Hawaii's Mauna Loa, the world's largest active volcano, erupting for first time in almost 40 years

11/28/2022 9:40:00 PM

Given the huge volcano's history, USGS urged residents 'at risk' of lava flows to review their preparation measures.

Hawaii's Mauna Loa, the world's largest active volcano, started erupting Sunday night. And while lava flows are currently contained, officials warned early stages 'can be very dynamic and the location and advance of lava flows can change rapidly.'

Given the huge volcano's history, USGS urged residents 'at risk' of lava flows to review their preparation measures.

warned all residents on Hawaii Island who are"at risk from Mauna Loa lava flows" to"review preparedness and refer to Hawai'i County Civil Defense information for further guidance.NBC affiliate KHNL of Hawaii reported.Hawaii officials issued an emergency alert around 11:30 p.©2022 CBS Broadcasting Inc.

" The early stages of an eruption can be dynamic, the agency warned, adding that"lava flows can change rapidly." In this aerial photo released by the U.That unrest prompted the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to close the summit backcountry until further notice, KHNL reported.S.Officials warned the eruption could cause volcanic gas and ash to be carried by the winds but confirmed “lava flows are contained within the summit area and are not threatening downslope communities.Geological Survey, the Mauna Loa volcano is seen erupting from vents on the Northeast Rift Zone on the Big Island of Hawaii, Nov.The volcano, whose name means"Long Mountain," covers half of the island, according to the U.28, 2022.

U.Geological Survey.S.S.Geological Survey via AP Residents were also warned volcanic gas, ash and thin glass fibers known as Pele's hair could be carried downwind.It is one of six volcanoes in the state of Hawaii, according to the U.Mauna Loa has erupted 33 times since 1843, according to the USGS.” The eruption comes after the active volcano was put into a “state of heightened unrest” due to a 5.It last erupted in 1984, when lava spilled down its slopes and came within 4.Geological Survey.

5 miles of the island's biggest town, Hilo.The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said it was"in close consultation with emergency management partners and will be monitoring the volcano closely to provide further updates on activity.S.Officials will continue monitoring the eruption and provide updates as things develop, according to the USGA." An image taken by a webcam situated along the northwest rim of the summit caldera of Hawaii's Mauna Loa volcano early on November 28, 2022 shows an eruption which, at the time, was confined to the crater.USGS Mauna Loa's Hawaiian name means"long mountain," which is fitting as the huge mountain extends roughly 74 miles from its edge along Hawaii Island's southern coast, to the rim of its summit caldera, or crater, where the eruption began on Sunday evening."Hawaiian lava flows have rarely caused human fatalities, but they can cause extensive damage by covering, burning, and crushing anything in their paths, or starting secondary fires," according to the USGS, which adds that interactions between water and lava"can also sometimes be explosive in coastal environments.Trending News.5 miles of the island’s largest town, Hilo, according to USGS.

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