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.
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.
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.
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.