Activity at the west vent within Halemaʻumaʻu crater on January 22

Color photograph of volcanic vent

Detailed Description

Activity at the west vent within Halemaʻumaʻu crater on January 22 included frequent spattering from multiple locations and an open lava channel which drops 20 meters (65 feet) from its source to the lava lake surface. HVO scientists continue to monitor Kīlauea's summit eruption from within an area of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park that remains closed to the public for safety reasons. USGS photo by B. Carr. 

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Image Dimensions: 6016 x 4000

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Location Taken: US