Yesterday reports out of Hawaii confirmed hundreds of earthquakes on the island.\nKilauea volcano was thought to possibly erupt soon, but at the time of all the earthquakes, it was uncertain if this would happen or what would follow.\nREAD ALSO: Montreal Is Paying $15,000 To A Cyclist Who Hit A Pothole\nKilauea volcano did, in fact, erupt on Thursday evening throughout its easter rifts, miles away from its summit.\nThe volcano spewed molten lava all over Leilani Estates forcing an evacuation of about 1,700 people near the Big Island's eastern border.\nVolcano officials said they could not predict where exactly the eruption would happen, or how long it could potentially last.\nVideos started to circle social media as the Kilauea Volcano erupted onto the streets and lava spewed several feet into the air from cracks in the streets.\nNew fissure opens in Leilani Estates on the Big Island of Hawaii.This video was taken just moments ago by my best friend who lives on the island... he said the fissure is making 'a loud wooshing sound' and is spewing lava at least 20 feet into the air.Video credit: Jeff Wise pic.twitter.com/H56kllrdof— Jennifer Myers (@JenMyersFox4) May 4, 2018\nThis is real-time video from Jeremiah Osuna of Leilani Estates on the Big Island. Mandatory Evacuation of Leilani Estates. Shelters at Pahoa Community Center and Keeau Community Center. Please be safe. pic.twitter.com/ECEbNgaj6d— Brian Schatz (@brianschatz) May 4, 2018\nFire officials detected extremely high levels of sulfur dioxide gas in the evacuation area and Gov. David Ige said he's activated the Hawaii National Guard to help with evacuations and security.\nDrone video shows the bubbling lava flow from Thursday’s eruption of the Kilauea volcano near the community of Leilani Estates, Hawaii https://t.co/hvAHHvumoc pic.twitter.com/ZxCVzoS6ZP— CNN (@CNN) May 4, 2018\nThroughout Thursday morning, earthquakes had been happening about every 10 minutes.\nStunning drone video of the eruption of Hawaii's #kilauea volcano. Mandatory evacuations for the Leilani Estates subdivision have been ordered. 🌺 pic.twitter.com/M0TBuk5Fqz— #Thinker 🌀 (@areta) May 4, 2018\nThis is still developing as the areas have been evacuated and no injuries have been reported as of yet.\nDamn, mother nature - you're scary.