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Kīlauea eruption glow from Mauna Kea

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Kīlauea volcano is erupting. A new eruption began at approximately 12:30 a.m. HST on Monday, June 3, likely about a mile (1-2 km) south of Kīlauea caldera and north of the Koa'e fault system and Hilina Pali Road, within Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park. This image, showing the glow from the eruption, was taken from Mauna Kea volcano and is courtesy of Rita Morris and Matt Wahl, with the Keck Observatory. 


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