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September 9, 2022 — Intermittent spattering on the northeast rim of the lava lake at Kīlauea summit

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Field crews monitoring Kīlauea's summit lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u the morning of September 9, 2022, observed sloshing on the northeast margin of the lake that produced spatter bursts pictured in this image. The spatter clots were thrown up to 10 m (33 ft) into the air before landing back on the lava lake crust. USGS image by C. Parcheta.


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