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December 09, 2022 — Mauna Loa Fissure 3

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Eruptive activity in Mauna Loa's Northeast Rift Zone fissure 3 was diminished on the morning of December 9, 2022, around 8:20 a.m. HST. This view from a monitoring overflight shows little fountaining activity in the fissure and ponded lava flowing out of the fissure to the east. USGS photo by K. Lynn.


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