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HILO, Hawaii – Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupted Sunday night, The Associated Press is reporting.

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According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the Big Island volcano, which is inside Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, began erupting about 9:30 p.m. HST Sunday.

“The USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) detected glow within Halema’uma’u crater at the summit of Kilauea Volcano,” read a USGS alert. “An eruption has commenced within Kilauea’s summit caldera. The situation is rapidly evolving, and HVO will issue another statement when more information is available.”

The National Weather Service’s field office in Honolulu warned of likely “periods of ashfall” on the southern portion of the Big Island until 2 a.m. HST.

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