Lava from Hawaii’s Kiluaea volcano goes ‘quiet’ after destroying 5 homes


Aftershocks from the third-strongest earthquake ever to strike Hawaii rumbled through the Puna area of the Big Island Saturday while lava from Kilauea volcano flowing from eight fissures "went quiet" after destroying at least five homes.

The homes destroyed by the lava were located in the Leilani Estates subdivision on the east rift of Kilauea, where the lava activity had slowed by Saturday afternoon, local media reported.

The subdivision is downslope from the Puu Oo crater, where a total of eight…

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