Kīlauea summit eruption — April 2, 2021

Color photograph of lava lake

Detailed Description

A wide view of the eruption within Halema‘uma‘u crater at the summit of Kīlauea. The western vent and perched lava lake remain active in the western portion of the crater (left). Sulfur dioxide emission rates remain elevated, with the most recent measurement being 1,200 tonnes per day on April 1. USGS photo taken by L. DeSmither on April 2, 2021.


Image Dimensions: 6000 x 4000

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Location Taken: US