21 January 2022,   11:48
Kilauea volcano erupts on Hawaii’s Big Island

The Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island erupted and shot a steam cloud into the atmosphere that lasted about an hour.

The eruption happened in Halema’uma’u crater, the US Geological Survey said. Kilauea is in the Hawaii Volcanoes national park.

Volcano has erupted near a residential area, prompting a local state of emergency and the mandatory evacuation of 1,700 local residents.