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Kīlauea summit eruption - September 30, 2021

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Telephoto 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. The active vent in the west wall of Halemaʻumaʻu is vigorously fountaining, and is one of many fountaining sources active in the lava lake right now. The currently inactive west vent, which erupted during the December 2020-May 2021 eruption in Halemaʻumaʻu, is visible in the lower right corner of the image. USGS image by K. Mulliken. 


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