Where Mauna Loa’s lava is coming from – and why Hawaii’s volcanoes are different from most

Gabi Laske is a professor of geophysics at the University of California—San Diego. Hawaii’s Mauna Loa, the world’s largest active volcano, began sending up fountains of glowing rock and spilling lava from fissures as its first eruption in nearly four decades began on Nov. 27. Where does all that lava come from? We asked Gabi Laske, a … Read more

Two volcanoes erupt simultaneously in Hawaii for first time in decades: “A very sacred event that we are watching”

Two of Hawaii’s largest volcanoes are erupting simultaneously. Hawaii’s Mauna Loa, the world’s largest active volcano, erupted for the first time in decades on Sunday night. Nearby, Kilauea is also erupting — both on the archipelago’s Big Island.  Dual eruptions haven’t been seen since 1984.  “This is a rare time where we have two eruptions … Read more

Hawaii’s Mauna Loa, the world’s largest active volcano, erupts

Hawaii’s Mauna Loa, the world’s largest active volcano, erupts – CBS News Watch CBS News Hawaii’s Mauna Loa, the world’s largest active volcano, started erupting Sunday night. No communities are threatened but experts say the future progress of the lava flows can be unpredictable. Carter Evans has more. Be the first to know Get browser … Read more

Hawaii’s Mauna Loa, the world’s largest active volcano, erupting for first time in almost 40 years

An image taken by a webcam situated along the northwest rim of the summit caldera of Hawaii’s Mauna Loa volcano early on November 28, 2022 shows an eruption which, at the time, was confined to the crater. USGS Hawaii’s Mauna Loa, the world’s largest active volcano, started erupting Sunday night, the U.S. Geological Survey said … Read more

Undersea volcano eruption in Tonga was a “once-in-a-lifetime event” that could warm Earth’s surface, scientists say

First images of Tonga volcano devastation First images of Tonga volcano devastation 00:17 When an undersea volcano erupted in Tonga in January, its watery blast was huge and unusual — and scientists are still trying to understand its impacts. The volcano, known as Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai, shot millions of tons of water vapor high up … Read more