Kīlauea Volcano - Dark Ash Plume Rising from Overlook Crater

A dark ash plume rising from a crater

Detailed Description

At 1:38 p.m. HST, another dark ash plume rose from the Overlook crater. During a flight earlier today by the Civil Air Patrol, the height of the ash plumes near the crater rose to more than 3 km (9,800 ft) above sea level, and downwind the plumes continued to rise to about 3.5 km (11,500 ft) above sea level.


Image Dimensions: 5472 x 3648

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Location Taken: Kīlauea Volcano, HI, US