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Lava Spattering

June 2017 (approx.)

Detailed Description

An animated GIF of lava spattering at  Pu'u 'O 'o crater pulled from the Pu'u 'O'o Producing Spattering video.


Public Domain.

Pu'u 'O'o Producing Spattering

The flow began erupting in Pu'u 'O 'o crater this morning. The primary vent for the flow was producing small pulsating spattering that had built a small rampart on its south side.