Blue Flames Emerge Between Road Cracks During Kilauea Volcano Eruption

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Kilauea began erupting lava in a residential neighborhood on May 3. While one might expect the volcano and lava to produce a red glow, the camera used to shoot the video had its infrared filter removed, causing the glow to appear more white and blue than red.

Production wells at a geothermal plant under threat by lava flowing from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano have been plugged to prevent toxic gases from seeping out, authorities said.

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, which encompasses the Kilauea volcano, is one of the biggest attractions on the Big Island for cruisers.

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GETTYThe Hawaii resident tried to tackle the intense heat armed with only a fire extinguisher and hose

The locals were evacuated soon after the first eruption as the subsequent earthquakes forced the law and gas up towards the surface. The observatory said in a release that the volcano's fissures were actively expelling lava during the period in which the time-lapse footage was shot.

Volcanologist Mike Burton, at Manchester University, has warned about the dangers of gas that could be emitted now the lava has reached the Pacific Ocean.

The latest explosive eruption yesterday at 9.59pm local time sent plumes of smoke nearly 9,000 feet into the air.

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The cloud of "laze" (a combination of "lava" and "haze") could extend as far as 15 miles, mostly along the coast and offshore, geologists said.

Around 40 homes and structures have been destroyed by lava flow in Puna. "I didn't care if they cut my leg off down there or not", Clinton said.

Ash plumes late Monday afternoon and early Tuesday morning didn't exceed 10,000 feet (3,048 meters), officials say any danger from ash fallout would be near the summit or to the communities to the southwest of wind carries the plume that way.

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On Wednesday, Hawaii Governor David Ige said that while officials are continuing to monitor gases leaking from the power plant, "all wells are stable at this point". One person was seriously injured after being hit by a flying piece of lava.

The building was owned by the state of Hawaii. How are scientists able to tell when a dormant volcano will rumble to life?

No deaths have been reported.

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