The Hawaii Army National Guard filmed this insane footage of an enormous lava river spewing from the Kilauea eruption, flowing for 45 days!

The Hawaii Army National Guard flew over Kilauea for a close-up view of the latest activity around the erupting volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island. The river of lava is “100 feet across and moving quickly,” the National Guard reports, “and being fed by a lava fountain spewing from an opening in the Earth’s surface being referred to as “fissure 8.” The river is flowing at a speed of about 15 miles per hour and when it reaches the ocean at Kapoho, it’s producing a vigorous plume of haze. Lava has destroyed more than 600 homes on the Big Island since the volcano began spraying molten rock out of a vent on a residential street May 3.

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