Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano eruption
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Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano eruption

Volcanic activity continues along Kilauea’s east rift zone, as a robust fissure eruption in Leilani Estates sends a massive flow into the subdivision, consuming all in its path, near Pahoa, Hawaii on May 6, 2018.

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A new fissure erupts Saturday evening near fissures 2 and 7, beginning with small lava spatters at about 8:44 p.m. HST. By 9 p.m., lava was shooting as high as 230 feet from the fissure.

 

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Hawaii rocked by earthquake, volcano

A man watches lava spew from a fissure in the Leilani Estates subdivision near the town of Pahoa on Hawaii’s Big Island.

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Hawaii rocked by earthquake, volcano

A plume of volcanic gas mixed with smoke from fires caused by lava looms above the Leilani Estates neighborhood of Hawaii’s Big Island in the aftermath of eruptions from the Kilauea volcano.

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Hawaii rocked by earthquake, volcano

A lake of lava is shown at the summit near Pahoa, Hawaii. Hawaii’s erupting Kilauea volcano has destroyed homes and forced the evacuations of more than 1,000 people.

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Lava from fissure 7 slowly advances to the northeast on Hookapu Street in Leilani Estates subdivision.

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TOPSHOT - Steam rises from a fissure on a road in Leilani Estates subdivision on Hawaii’s Big Island on May 4, 2018. Up to 10,000 people have been asked to leave their homes on Hawaii’s Big Island following the eruption of the Kilauea volcano that came after a series of recent earthquakes. / AFP PHOTO / FREDERIC J. BROWNFREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images ** OUTS - ELSENT, FPG, CM - OUTS * NM, PH, VA if sourced by CT, LA or MoD **

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A view of Puu Oo from the east, shortly after a small collapse. 

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The collapse crater in Puu Oo. 

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A new lava fissure opens on Kilauea volcano’s lower East Rift Zone on Makamae and Leilani Streets in the Leilani Estates subdivision.

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Steaming cracks in Leilani Estates subdivision moments before a fissure opened up on Kaupili Street.

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An eruptive area with fissures in Leilani Estates subdivision.

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An ash plume rises after a magnitude 6.9 earthquake shook the Big Island of Hawaii.

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