The Kilauea Volcano eruption
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Hawaii's Kilauea volcano's violent eruption

7 March 2011 Last updated at 04:10 GMT

The Kilauea Volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii has erupted, spewing fountains of lava into the air.

The ground of the eruption site was covered with flowing molten rock and some areas of the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park have been closed to visitors.