Lava eruption at Kilauea spews ‘Pele’s hair’ volcanic glass into Hawaii’s skies

Kilauea volcano is erupting, sending lava and thread-like pieces of ¬†volcanic glass, known as Pele’s hair, into Hawaii’s skies, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the National Weather Service. (Image credit: M. Patrick/USGS) The eruption began at about 3:20 p.m. local Hawaii time Wednesday (Sept. 29), when the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory detected…

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