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July 8, 2022 — Kīlauea summit lava lake

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Minor spattering was visible in the east end of the lava lake within Halema‘uma‘u, at the summit of Kīlauea, on July 8. Sulfur dioxide is visible emanating from the lake surface (the bluish-colored fume). A sulfur dioxide emission rate of approximately 2,800 tonnes per day (t/d) was measured on July 8. UGSS photo by K. Mulliken.


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