Halema‘uma‘u eruptive activity on April 9, 2021

Lava erupting from the west vent in Halema‘uma‘u crater emerged from a second source closer to the vents base

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On Friday, lava erupting from the west vent in Halema‘uma‘u crater emerged from a source closer to the vents base (center), a few feet away from the submerged effusive inlet that has been feeding the lava lake for several weeks (lower right). This photo was taken from the south rim of Halema‘uma‘u crater, in an area of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park that remains closed to the public for safety reasons. USGS photo taken by K. Lynn around 3:00 p.m. HST on April 9, 2021.

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Image Dimensions: 5472 x 3072

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Location Taken: US

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USGS