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Offbeat See stunning photos of group golfing in front of erupting Kilauea volcano

19:27  16 may  2018
19:27  16 may  2018 Source:   ftw.usatoday.com

Satellite photos show Hawaii volcano leaking lava, toxic gas

  Satellite photos show Hawaii volcano leaking lava, toxic gas The images look pretty but indicate devastation on the ground below.Taken on May 6 by an instrument aboard the space agency's Terra satellite, the two false-color photos show fissures along the volcano's East Riff Zone that are leaking lava and the toxic gas sulfur dioxide.

In stunning photos captured by Getty Images’ Mario Tama, people are seen golfing as an ash plume rises in the distance from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano , which has been wrecking havoc on the Big Island of Hawaii. Two thousand people were evacuated from their homes since a significant eruptive

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a group of people in a field: File photo © File photo File photo In stunning photos captured by Getty Images' Mario Tama, people are seen golfing as an ash plume rises in the distance from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, which has been wrecking havoc on the Big Island of Hawaii. Two thousand people were evacuated from their homes since a significant eruptive episode that began on May 3.

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Kīlauea belched a towering column of smoke and ash above the Big Island on Tuesday as small earthquakes shook the area - a show of force from the volcano that's not been seen in 12 days.

But the eruption Tuesday was not as serious as some have feared and so far has fallen short of a catastrophic massive steam emission.

Scientist: Hawaii lava is magma stored from 1955

  Scientist: Hawaii lava is magma stored from 1955 Scientists believe lava that's been erupting in a Hawaii residential neighborhood since last week is magma that's been stored in the ground since Kilauea volcano erupted in the same area 63 years ago. Hawaiian Volcano Observatory Scientist Tina Neal says a rock sample analysis indicates the lava's chemistry is similar to that from a 1955 eruption. She says that's why the lava has been cool and has been moving sluggishly. She says fresher, hotter and faster-moving lava could emerge.Load Error

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Or climbing trees on golf courses to get a better view of the plumes of smoke from fissures in the He hadn’t noticed a group of players teeing up their balls, until they called out to him and asked him to “I walked over to the left and they started to tee up and that’s when I shot those photos ,” he said.

And while this does seem like not a great time to be playing a round, scientists, according to USA TODAY, said the ash poses no significant health risk.

Authorities say the ash is powdered rock and poses no significant health threat as of 1 p.m. local time. Poisonous gases that do pose a threat are also being blown away from the island's biggest city, Hilo. The eruption began early Tuesday morning and continued through the day.

Read more about the volcano at USA TODAY.

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  Trump issues disaster declaration for Hawaii volcano damage President Trump on Friday approved a disaster declaration for Hawaii as the state deals with damage from a volcanic eruption on its largest island. The White House announced Friday night that federal funding had been approved for local recovery efforts in the area affected by the Kilauea volcanic eruption and earthquakes that began early last month."Additional designations may be made at a later date if requested by the state and warranted by the results of further damage assessments," the White House added in a statement.

Eruptions in the East Rift Zone of Kilauea volcano began in early May, 2018. Fissure 17: This is a photo of Fissure Eruption #17 from May 13. On that date it was producing intermittent lava jets that threw This night photograph shows incandescent lava erupting from several jets along the fissure.

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Hawaii street swallowed by 'lava tide' as more homes burn .
Hawaii street swallowed by 'lava tide' as more homes burnA rising tide of lava turned a Hawaii street into a smoking volcanic wasteland on Friday, destroying at least eight homes as residents stood on the road and watched their houses burn.

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