Kīlauea summit eruption monitoring- September 11, 2023
Hawaiian Volcano Observatory geologist are in the field today, September 11, monitoring the new eruption within Kīlauea summit caldera that began yesterday afternoon. From the scarp of the downdropped block on its north side, the active fissures on the downdropped block and Halemaʻumaʻu crater are visible. With permission from Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park, scientists are installing a temporary webcam at this location to monitor the new eruptive activity. USGS image by J. Schmith.