Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupts: USGS

Honolulu (AFP) – The Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island erupted late Sunday, authorities said, warning of a possible “significant emission” of volcanic ash into the atmosphere. “An eruption has commenced within Kilauea’s summit caldera,” shortly after 9:30 pm local time (0730 GMT), said the United States Geological Survey (USGS). “The situation is rapidly evolving and HVO (Hawaiian Volcano Observatory) will issue another statement when more information is available.” Images posted by the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park showed billows of red smoke rising into the night sky. The USGS warned o…

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