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May 9, 2018

Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano erupts

Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano erupts

Thousands of residents on Hawaii's Big Island have evacuated their homes as eruptions linked to the Kilauea volcano increase.

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An ash cloud rises above Kilauea Volcano after it erupted, on Hawaii's Big Island SOCIAL MEDIA/REUTERS

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Lava emerges from the ground after Kilauea Volcano erupted, on Hawaii's Big Island SOCIAL MEDIA/REUTERS

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An ash cloud rises above Kilauea Volcano after it erupted, on Hawaii's Big Island SOCIAL MEDIA/REUTERS

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An ash cloud rises above Kilauea Volcano after it erupted, on Hawaii's Big Island SOCIAL MEDIA/REUTERS

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A plume of ash rises from Kilauea Volcano, one of five on the island, after a series of earthquakes over the last couple of days, in Hawaii HANDOUT/REUTERS

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A plume of ash rises from Kilauea Volcano, one of five on the island, after a series of earthquakes over the last couple of days, in Hawaii HANDOUT/REUTERS

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Area near the Kilauea Volcano after the volcano erupted following a series of earthquakes over the last couple of days in Hawaiiii HANDOUT/REUTERS

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The Kilauea Volcano's crater is seen in this aerial image after the volcano erupted following a series of earthquakes over the last couple of days in Hawaiiii HANDOUT/REUTERS

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The Kilauea Volcano is seen in this aerial image after the volcano erupted following a series of earthquakes over the last couple of days in Hawaiiii HANDOUT/REUTERS

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The Kilauea Volcano fissure that formed on the west flank of the Pu'u 'O'o cone after the volcano erupted following a series of earthquakes over the last couple of days in Hawaiiii HANDOUT/REUTERS

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The Kilauea Volcano is seen in this aerial image in Puna, Hawaii SOCIAL MEDIA/REUTERS

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A fissure on Leilani and Kaupili Streets in the Leilani Estates subdivision caused by an eruption of the Kilauea Volcano following a series of earthquakes, in Hawaii HANDOUT/REUTERS

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Steam cracks are shown before a fissure opened on Kaupili Street in the Leilani Estates subdivision caused by an eruption of the Kilauea Volcano is shown following a series of earthquakes, in Hawaii HANDOUT/REUTERS

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A fissure on Leilani and Kaupili Streets in the Leilani Estates subdivision caused by an eruption of the Kilauea Volcano following a series of earthquakes, in Hawaii HANDOUT/REUTERS

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Lava emerges from the ground after Kilauea Volcano erupted, on Hawaii's Big Island SOCIAL MEDIA/REUTERS

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Lava advances along a street near a fissure in Leilani Estates, on Kilauea Volcano's lower East Rift Zone, Hawaii HANDOUT/REUTERS

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A crack opens up on Pohoiki Road, Lava near Leilani Estates, on Kilauea Volcano's lower East Rift Zone, Hawaii HANDOUT/REUTERS

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A crack opens up on Pohoiki Road, Lava near Leilani Estates, on Kilauea Volcano's lower East Rift Zone, Hawaii HANDOUT/REUTERS

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Lava advances along a street near a fissure in Leilani Estates, on Kilauea Volcano's lower East Rift Zone, Hawaii HANDOUT/REUTERS

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Handout photo of a new fissure spraying lava fountains as high as about 230 feet (70 m), according to United States Geological Survey, is shown from Luana Street in Leilani Estates subdivision on Kilauea Volcano's lower East Rift Zone in Hawaii HANDOUT/REUTERS

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Kilauea volcano's summit lava lake shows a significant drop of roughly 220 metres below the crater rim in Hawaiiii HANDOUT/REUTERS

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USGS scientists monitor Kilauea volcano's eruption spatter on the roads in Hawaii HANDOUT/REUTERS

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A lava flow from the Kilauea volcano, moves on a street in Leilani Estates in Hawaii HANDOUT/REUTERS

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An HVO geologist collects samples of spatter by fissure 10 in the Leilani Estates in Hawaii HANDOUT/REUTERS

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USGHV0 scientists measure the width of cracks in the road from the aftermath of Kilauea volcano in Hawaii HANDOUT/REUTERS

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USGHV0 scientists measure the width of cracks in the road from the aftermath of Kilauea volcano in Hawaii HANDOUT/REUTERS

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Lieutenant Aaron Hew Lew, of the Hawaii National Guard, measures levels of toxic sulfur dioxide gas near a lava flow in the Leilani Estates subdivision during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano TERRAY SYLVESTER/REUTERS

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A wreath sits on a lava flow in the Leilani Estates subdivision during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano TERRAY SYLVESTER/REUTERS

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Lieutenant Aaron Hew Lew, of the Hawaii National Guard, measures levels of toxic sulfur dioxide gas near a lava flow in the Leilani Estates subdivision during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano TERRAY SYLVESTER/REUTERS

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Lava and downed power lines block a road in the Leilani Estates subdivision during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano TERRAY SYLVESTER/REUTERS

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Lava partially covers a yard in the Leilani Estates subdivision during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano TERRAY SYLVESTER/REUTERS

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Lava cools in a resident's yard in the Leilani Estates subdivision during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano TERRAY SYLVESTER/REUTERS

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Lava cools in a resident's yard in the Leilani Estates subdivision during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano TERRAY SYLVESTER/REUTERS

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