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Kīlauea summit eruption in Halemaʻumaʻu crater - September 29, 2021

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At approximately 4:43 p.m. HST on September 29, 2021, another vent opened on the west wall of Halemaʻumaʻu crater. This telephoto image shows the vent area and lava fountain through volcanic gas. USGS image. 


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