October 13, 2021 — Kīlauea summit eruption
A view of the western portion of the lava lake within Halema‘uma‘u, at the summit of Kīlauea. This photo, taken from the west crater rim, shows the active west vent (lower right), the main island (upper left), and the old west vent from the Dec. 2020–May 2021 eruption (lower left). The active west vent continues to supply lava to the growing lava lake within Halema‘uma‘u. USGS photo taken by J.M. Chang at 12:50 p.m. HST on October 13, 2021.