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Kīlauea summit eruption - May 10, 2022

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A telephoto image of the west vent (lower right) and active lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u, the crater within Kīlauea volcano's summit caldera. Spattering lava is visible around the eastern (top) and southern (upper right) lake margins. The lava lake is approximately 168 m (551 ft) east-west (top to bottom), and 60 m (197 ft) north-south (left to right). The height of the tallest west vent cone is about 26 m (85 ft). USGS photo taken by L. DeSmither on May 11, 2022.


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