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Kīlauea summit eruption - September 10, 2023

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Vigorous fountaining within Kīlauea caldera was visible from near the Uēkahuna overlook during the afternoon of September 10, 2023. This image shows fissure vents that opened parallel to the boundary of Halemaʻumaʻu crater near where it intersected the downdropped block. USGS image by M. Patrick.


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