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Overview of eruption within Kīlauea summit caldera - September 12, 2023

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An aerial view of the eruption at the summit of Kīlauea at approximately 12:30 p.m. H.S.T. on September 12, 2023. Multiple minor fountains remain active on the downdropped block within Kīlauea's summit caldera. Lava flows emplaced since September 10, 2023, have surrounded older fissures from the April 1982 eruption, visible as darker brown vents in the center right of the photo. USGS photo by N. Deligne.


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