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Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano is producing eerie blue flames only visible at night, and could cause deadly explosions

Buildups of methane, a by-product from the lava produced by the ongoing volcanic activity at Kilauea, have caused flare-ups of blue light which can only be seen well at night. This is on top of lava engulfing the area near the volcano, and toxic clouds of gas.

Deadly lava is tearing through Hawaii and hurling ‘bombs’ at people — here are the latest images

The Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island is spewing lava and sending ash plumes thousands of feet into the sky. These photos show what the situation looks like on the ground.
Lava flows along Hawaii's Big Island following Kilauea volcano's eruption.

Aerial video shows huge lava flows streaming from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano days after it erupted

The Big Island volcano last erupted on May 17 after weeks of intense activity. Molten rock has reached as far as the Pacific Ocean, creating a deadly haze of acidic volcanic gas with tiny shards of glass suspended in it.
Lava erupting from the Kilauea volcano in Kapoho, Hawaii. The volcano erupted on Thursday morning and molten rock has been spewing out since then.

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano is still spewing out lava, and new cracks in the earth are opening hours after it erupted

The Kilauea volcano on the Big Island has continued to spill out molten rock, and several new fissures have been opened. It last erupted in the early hours of Thursday.
Hawaii's Mount Kilauea.

Why planes don’t fly during a volcanic eruption

Hawaii's Mount Kilauea erupted early Thursday morning at 4:00 a.m. local time. The explosive eruption sent ash clouds as high as 30,000 feet. Ash clouds can wreak havoc on modern airliners.
A webcam image of the Kilauea volcano's Thursday eruption from the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano has erupted, sending ash clouds 30,000 feet into the sky — here’s what it looks like on the ground

The Kilauea volcano's eruptions on Hawaii's Big Island have been escalating for about two weeks, severely damaging residential neighborhoods around it. More than 1,000 people have been evacuated.

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano has exploded, sending ash clouds 30,000 feet into the sky — here are before-and-after photos of the destruction

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has violently erupted, spewing ash over 30,000 feet into the sky. Satellite images from before and after the ongoing eruptions show how severe the situation has gotten.
A webcam image of the Kilauea volcano's Thursday eruption from the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.

An explosive eruption hit the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii, blasting a dangerous ash plume over the island

Eruptions from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano sent an ash plume tens of thousands of feet into the sky. Local authorities are urging people to take shelter.
The eruption from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has been so massive, astronauts said they could easily see it from space.

The Kilauea volcano eruption in Hawaii is visible from space — here are the dramatic photos

The Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island erupted last Thursday and has shown no signs of stopping. Two NASA astronauts onboard the International Space Station earlier this week snapped some dramatic photos of the ash plumes.
Sulfur dioxide plumes rising from the fissures along Kilauea volcano's rift zone on Hawaii's Big Island on May 16, 2018 in Pahoa, Hawaii.

Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano is causing earthquakes after shooting out ‘ballistic blocks’ three times larger than bowling balls

Earthquakes up to 4.4 magnitude have caused damage to buildings and roads with cracks appearing. Halemaumau crater began shooting out "ballistic blocks" up to 60cm into a nearby parking lot, and USGS warned explosions could become more powerful.