Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Kīlauea summit eruption - June 7, 2023

Detailed Description

A view across the Halemaʻumaʻu crater floor, at one of the new vents that began erupting on June 7, 2023. Fountain heights have decreased since the eruption onset and, as of approximately 3 p.m., were about 4-9 meters (13-30 feet) high. The new eruption is confined to Kīlauea summit region, within Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. There are no indications of activity migrating out of the summit region. Photo taken the afternoon of June 7, 2023, by K. Mulliken. 


Public Domain.