October 7, 2021 — Kīlauea

Color photograph of volcanic vent

Detailed Description

The eruption continues in Halema‘uma‘u crater, at the summit of Kīlauea. Lava fountaining no longer emerges from the central portion of the lake, with fountaining limited to the west vent shown here. Low fountaining within the cone supplies lava into the lake via a short spillway. USGS image by M. Patrick.


Image Dimensions: 1920 x 1080

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Location Taken: US