Hawaii’s youngest volcano, Kilauea, continues to erupt and flow into the sea — which means lava bombs.
An airborne blob of volcanic lava hit a tour boat off the eastern edge of Hawaii’s Big Island on Monday morning, injuring 23 people.
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According to the Hawaii County Fire Department, reported by Reuters, the lava bomb landed on the roof of the boat, punctured it and fell into the seating area.
Like a typical lava bomb, the chunk of molten rock was propelled into the air as hot lava from Kilauea poured into the Pacific Ocean. Read more…
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