Hawaii volcano eruption latest death toll: Has anyone died after Kilauea’s EXPLOSION?

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Helicopter teams airlifted denizens to safety across the Puna region following the latest eruption at 5.17am this morning.

A unfettered 4.4 magnitude earthquake forced a violent eruption, spewing titan two-foot-wide rocks hundreds of feet, which resulted in fast stream lava putting lives at risk and damaging the surrounding villages, farmland and means networks.

However, no deaths or injuries caused by the volcano’s activity be suffering with been reported.

Thousands of people have been forced to fly their homes after molten hot lava, ash and gasses first spewed into the air on May 3. 

Around 21 fissures opened up all-inclusive and oozed lava rivers into the Leilani Estates.

This has devastated more than 40 homes and structures so far after a series of earthquakes dislodged the crater flooring.  

On Wednesday evening, a series of earthquakes hit Kilauea, dropping the crater crush by more than 3 feet. 

USGS scientists feared an imminent sensitive eruption this week, as building pressure from steam reveals pushed the lava closer to the surface. 

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A fissure eruption near the intersection of Hinalo St and Pohoiki Alleyway, consumes a home

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A man takes a photo of a lava fountain from a Kilauea volcano fissure

The USGS had issued a red agile on Wednesday over fears of an imminent eruption this week.

A caveat was subsequently issues to aeroplanes and local residents to be prepared to evacuate or look for shelter in the coming days. 

Ken Boyer, who lives in nearby Volcano Village, weighted he heard no rumbling and saw nothing out of the ordinary as daylight came in.

“There’s no unmistakeable ash fall here right now in the Village,” he said. “It completely covered my means last night but nothing this morning.”

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Lava ejects on the outskirts of Pahoa during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano

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Lava flows former times trees on the outskirts of Pahoa during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano

The Hawaii Crisis Management Agency warned ash is expected to affect local waters for a variety of hours. 

The National Weather Service issued an Ashfall Advisory for the acreage until noon local time, which means that ash stock of less than a quarter of an inch is expected on boats.

The volcano is in Hawaii Volcanoes Native Park, which has been closed since May 11. 

The lava seeping finished with fissures has forced nearly 2,000 people 25 miles away near Leilani Ranks to evacuate. 

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