Video shows Kilauea Volcano erupt after earthquake strikes, Hawaii

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Hawaii’s Big Island Kilauea volcano erupted during the late hours on Sunday (Monday NZT) within the Halema’uma’u crater.

Kilauea is located in Hawaii’s national park of Volcanoes.

A 4.4 magnitude earthquake struck Hawaii’s Big Island an hour after the volcano started to erupt according to the US Geological Survey (USGS).

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Lava cascaded into the summit water lake, which formed a new lava lake after water boiled off. The lava continued to fill Halema’uma’u overnight, while the middle three fissures that opened up have paused.

A large plume of smoke, steam and gases spat out into the sky from the eruption causing an illumination from the lava interacting with the steam.

Kilauea last erupted in 2018 which damaged and destroyed many hundreds of homes. Lava flowed for over four months.

Image/Video: SUPPLIED/USGS Volcanoes

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