Eruption within Halema‘uma‘u crater, Kīlauea summit - November 3, 2021

Color photograph of lava lake

Detailed Description

The vent in the western wall of Halema‘uma‘u continues to erupt at the summit of Kīlauea. Volcanic gas emissions, primarily from the west vent (right), remain elevated. Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emission rates were measured at around 3,600 tonnes per day on October 28, 2021. USGS photo taken on November 3, 2021, by L. DeSmither.


Image Dimensions: 4608 x 3456

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Location Taken: US