Small explosion of spatter from the lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u

Small explosion of spatter from the lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u Crate...

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A collapse of rock from the wall of Halema‘uma‘u Crater occurred yesterday (Sunday, October 19) around 1:15 am, with rocks impacting the lake and triggering an explosion of spatter. The scar left by this collapse is visible as the light-colored area marked in the photo. The spatter fell around the Halema‘uma‘u Overlook, which is within an area closed to the public due to hazards like this. For scale, the lava lake is about 160 m (175 yards) wide from this angle.

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Image Dimensions: 3240 x 2160

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