UPDATE 1-'Ballistic blocks' shot from Hawaii volcano could mark onset of explosive eruptions
Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.
(Recasts with USGS report on ballistic blocks, adds earthquake
By Terray Sylvester
PAHOA, Hawaii, May 16 (Reuters) - "Ballistic blocks" the
size of microwave ovens shot from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano on
Wednesday in what may be the start of explosive eruptions that
could spew huge ash plumes and hurl smaller rocks for miles
(km), the U.S. Geological Survey said.
Such eruptions, last seen nearly a century ago, have been a
looming threat since Kilaue ...