Kīlauea summit eruption - September 30, 2021

Color photograph of eruption

Detailed Description

Aerial image of eruption in Halemaʻumaʻu at Kīlauea Volcano's summit taken during an overflight at approximately 7:30 a.m. HST on September 30, 2021. In this image, multiple active fountaining sources are visible in the central and western portions of Halemaʻumaʻu. The maximum fountain height so far, observed yesterday, was estimated to be 25-30 m (82-98 ft) high, though most fountains are currently only a few meters (yards) high. USGS image by K. Mulliken. 


Image Dimensions: 6000 x 4000

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Location Taken: US