'Lava fire hose' captured pouring into Pacific Ocean

The red hot liquid is coming from the Kilauea Volcano

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The United States Geological Survey has released stunning footage of a fiery lava stream flowing directly into the Pacific Ocean in Hawaii.

According to the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory website the activity began around New Year's Eve when a lava delta collapsed and exposed an active lava tube.

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The lava is coming from the Kilauea Volcano and 2017 marks 34 years since the East Rift Zone eruption of the volcano.

Since then there have been over 142km² of public and private land covered and destroyed by lava.

Officials have reported that the current situation presents hazardous conditions on land and at sea.

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