Kilauea volcano erupts in Hawaii

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Source: The Indian Express

News: Kilauea volcano in Hawaii’s Big Island erupted followed by an earthquake.

Facts:

volcano erupts in Hawaii

  • Kilauea Volcano also called Mount Kilauea is located in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the southeastern part of the island of Hawaii, U.S.A.
  • It is the most active of the five volcanoes that form the Island of Hawaii. Recently, the volcano’s summit has collapsed to form a caldera.
    • Caldera: It is a depression created after a volcano partially collapses after releasing the majority of its magma chamber in an explosive eruption.
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