Kīlauea summit eruption - October 12, 2021

Low-light telephoto color image of lava fountains supplying lava into lava lake

Detailed Description

Lava fountains from the western vent within Halema‘uma‘u continue to supply lava into the lava lake through a short spillway. Consistent fountain heights of 10–15 meters (30–50 ft) were interrupted by frequent larger busts of spatter exceeding the height of the cone (30 m or 100 ft). USGS photo taken by B. Carr on October 12, 2021.


Image Dimensions: 6000 x 4000

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Location Taken: US