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‘Collapse Explosion’ at Kilauea Volcano Destroys Hawaiian Structures

A “collapse explosion” at the summit of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano on Wednesday sent a surge of lava that destroyed structures in an evacuated housing development, geologists and civil defence authorities said. The blast sparked by the gradual collapse of the volcano’s crater was equivalent to a 5.3 magnitude earthquake and caused lava to burst from a fissure 25 miles (40 km)

Volcanic Eruption in Indonesia Forced Mass Evacuation

Volcanic Eruption Indonesia

Indonesian villagers living in the shadow of one of the world's most active volcanoes fled their home today as the volcano erupted, sending a cascade of ash and smoke some 5,000 metres (16,400 feet) into the sky. The government ordered residents living within a five-kilometre (three-mile) radius of Mount Merapi on Java island to leave as ash covered surrounding communities and

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