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Mauna Loa in Hawaii erupts for the first time in over 40 years

Long Mountain began erupting at its summit caldera Moku’─üweoweo in the early morning hours today. Located on the Big Island of Hawai’i, the enormous shield volcano has not been active for 38 years. The eruption follows the profile of most Hawaiian-style eruptions, with a fissure opening at the top with lava fountains and lava flows …

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