Halema‘uma‘u Eruption Activity on 18 March 2021

Lava continued to erupt from the west vent in Halema‘uma‘u crater at Kīlauea Volcano's summit

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On Thursday, March 18, lava continued to erupt from the west vent in Halema‘uma‘u crater at Kīlauea Volcano's summit. Two lava inlets near the base of the west vent (center) supply lava into the lava lake. This photo was taken around 7:15 a.m. HST from the south rim of Halema‘uma‘u crater, in an area within Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park that remains closed to the public for safety reasons. USGS photo by K. Lynn.

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Image Dimensions: 5472 x 3648

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Location Taken: US