May 6, 2018

Volcanic eruption in Hawaii destroys 21 homes

Lava shoots more than 230 feet in the air during the Kilauea eruption. Photo: U.S. Geological Survey via Getty Images

Lava from an ongoing eruption from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has now destroyed 21 homes on the Big Island, per the AP.

The details: One day after more than 1,700 people were evacuated from their homes in Leilani Estates after serious earthquakes, the eruption caused lava to shoot more than 200 feet in the air. And with the eruption continuing, there's no indication for when residents may be able to return to their homes.

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