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Mauna Loa, live: minute-by-minute eruption of the volcano in Hawaii

After the eruption at Mauna Loa last Sunday, the Health Department of Hawaii issued an alert for this. Potentially high levels of sulfur dioxide, airborne ash and volcanic haze, According to the National Park of Volcanoes of the Archipelago, this phenomenon attracts many tourists. This is the first time in almost 40 years that the volcano has recorded significant activity.

This aerial image released by the US Geological Survey on November 28, 2022 shows lava at the summit caldera of Mauna Loa in Hawaii, which is erupting for the first time in nearly 40 years.Handout – US Geological Survey

Mauna Loa is one of five volcanoes that together make up the Big Island of Hawaii, the southernmost block of the archipelago in the central Pacific. While not the highest formation, yes makes up about half of the island’s land mass,

about, 90% of the world’s earthquakes They occur in the so-called “Ring of Fire”., It is the region with the greatest seismic and volcanic activity on the entire Earth. This region begins at the Tonga Trench in the Pacific Ocean, and borders the continental shelf of Oceania and Asia, and then continues along the entire western Americas, from Alaska to Chile.

 &Quot;Ring Of Fire&Quot;Region With Highest Seismic And Volcanic Activity In The World
“Ring of Fire”, the region with the greatest seismic and volcanic activity in the worldTwitter/@USGS

According to the USGS on Twitter, so far “The lava flow is contained within the summit area and does not threaten mountain communities”, Similarly, Hawaii officials said no evacuation orders had been issued, although several highways were closed at the summit area and in the area.

United States Geological Survey Informs On Twitter About The Danger To The Population After The Eruption Of Mauna Loa Volcano
United States Geological Survey informs on Twitter about the danger to the population after the eruption of Mauna Loa volcanoTwitter/@USGS

Last Sunday, the Mauna Loa volcano in Hawaii erupted. According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), The lava flow began about 15 minutes after a series of recent earthquakes hit the regionIn which many shocks that came on the same day are also included.

Eruption Of Mauna Loa Volcano, On November 28, 2022
Mauna Loa volcano eruption on November 28, 2022 Handout – US Geological Survey
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