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Kīlauea summit eruption - September 30, 2021

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Around 6 p.m. HST on September 30, 2021, Kīlauea's new eruption in Halema‘uma‘u continued with vigorous fountain activity at the new vent on the western crater wall. This view is from the south caldera rim looking to the west at the approximately 15 m (50-ft) high fountain measured over a five minute interval. This photo was taken from a closed area of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. USGS Photo by K. Lynn.


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