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Hawaii Volcano Stokes Fears of West Coast Eruptions

Volcanoes, earthquakes, tsunamis: The 'Ring of Fire' explained The Pacific's "Ring of Fire" is a breeding ground for natural disasters. Here's a look at the most recent incidents. Multiple fissures emitting minor lava spatter opened Saturday on Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, heightening fears of an impending major eruption and prompting a warning by the US Geological…
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Hawaii Volcanoes: Did You Know?

We get a lot of questions about Hawaii volcanoes. Here's some answers to your most pressing Hawaii volcano questions: HOW HOT ARE HAWAII VOLCANOES? Very hot!! Here are some temperatures recorded at different times and locations: The temperature of basalt lava at Kilauea reaches 1,160 degrees Celsius (2,120 degrees Fahrenheit). -- USGS/VHP Website, 1998 The…
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