Laze hazard warnings continue on the Big Island

More warnings of laze hazard from the Hawaii civil defense, as lava from Kilauea’s eruption continues to reshape a part of this Hawaii island.

Laze is formed when hot lava hits the ocean, sending hydrochloric acid and steam with fine glass particles into the air.

A 5.6 magnitude earthquake on Tuesday prompted officials to re-assure residents that there was no tsunami threat. So far since Kilauea’s big eruption a month ago, there have been almost 10,000 earthquakes on the Big Island.

“It’s like a flood, it’s just pouring out, covering everything in its path. It’s just incredible what it’s doing. It looks like there’s no stopping it,” said Talmadge Magno from Hawaii Civil Defense Agency.

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