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Eruption in Halema‘uma‘u, Kīlauea summit - Nov 8, 2021

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The extent of the active lava lake surface (lower right) within Halema‘uma‘u crater, at the summit of Kīlauea, had decreased substantially over the previous day and (at the time of this photo) was limited to the area around the west vent. This photo was taken at 5:48 p.m. HST on November 8, 2021, from the western rim of the crater. USGS photo by J.M. Chang.


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