Eruption at Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano sends ash 30000 feet into air

People watch as ash erupts from the Halemaumau crater near the community of Volcano during ongoing eruptions

Scientists are warning this could be the first in a string of more violent explosive eruptions, with the next possibly occurring within hours.

Magno said 18,000 masks that protect from particulates like ash were given out Thursday.

In the village of Volcano, barely three miles from the summit, lifelong resident Lance Benevides went through the familiar protocol to cope with an eruption, including detaching his roof gutters from his water tank to keep ash out of the catchment system that serves as his water supply. No new fissures, or vents in the ground, opened Thursday, he said.

Some Big Island residents had feared "the big one" after Kilauea shot anvil-sized "ballistic blocks" into the visitors' vehicle park on Wednesday and was rocked by earthquakes that damaged buildings and cracked roads in the park that was closed last week.

Even before Thursday morning's explosive eruption, the ash plume from the volcano could be seen from the International Space Station.

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The lava lake had drained from the summit crater a number of the months previous - the scenario now being repeated.

Thursday's eruption lasted only a few minutes, said Coombs who called it "a big event that got people's attention, but did not have widespread impact". "I mean, I expected there would at least be one of the bigger earthquakes just before, or a boom or something".

This increases the risk of steam-powered explosions as the magma meets underground water.

"Continued emissions from the crater are reaching as high as 12,000 ft", HVO tweeted.

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The American Red Cross of Colorado and Wyoming has sent volunteers to help shelter people evacuated due to the volcanic eruption in Hawaii.

This is because Kilauea is a so-called shield volcano, which is typically broader in shape and has lava that is relatively fluid. There have been no deaths or serious injuries reported during the current eruption.

Whereas St. Helens sits along the geologically active boundary of the Pacific Plate, Kīlauea and the other Hawaiian volcanoes are powered by a hot spot deep within Earth's mantle.

"This morning it smelled like sulfur so we had to close all the windows", Ms Magnani said.

Phreatic eruptions are "much more random", Poland said.

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