SO2 emission rates remain elevated at Kīlauea summit

SO2 emission rates remain elevated and were measured at approximately 4400 t/d yesterday, January 1.

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This afternoon at Kīlauea summit, good weather provided clear views of the volcanic gas plume (center) produced by the ongoing eruption. SO2 emission rates remain elevated and were measured at approximately 4400 t/d yesterday, January 1. View is looking northwest over the lava flow from the 1982 fissure (foreground) with Mauna Loa Volcano visible in the background. This area of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park remains closed to the public for safety reasons. USGS photo taken by C. Parcheta on January 2 at about 2:40 p.m.

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Image Dimensions: 3264 x 1836

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Location Taken: US