A river of lava has been gushing from Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, flowing over a nearby cliff into the ocean. When the molten rock cools, it creates an ash-colored, rippled surface.
Watching the lava flow and cool is fascinating and even calming — from a reasonable distance.
As the lava pours into the ocean, its extreme heat can cause explosions that send debris flying.
People are fascinated by the volcano.
And this sums up how we feel:
Awesome video! I don't know how those people can walk there, I'd think the heat from that would be almost unbearable.— Donna Longo (@birderseye) January 21, 2018