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Kīlauea summit eruption - September 30, 2021

Detailed Description

Oblique aerial image of eruption in Halemaʻumaʻu at Kīlauea Volcano's summit taken during an overflight at approximately 7:30 a.m. HST on September 30, 2021. This view shows multiple active spattering sources in southern central part of Halemaʻumaʻu, and associated plumes of volcanic gas. The island that formed during the early phase of the December 2020-May 2021 eruption is visible in the lower right portion of the image and the steep south wall of Halemaʻumaʻu is visible in the background. USGS image by K. Mulliken. 


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