Spatter visible at the west vent on Wednesday morning, February 17

Lava continues to erupt from the west vent in Halema‘uma‘u, at the summit of Kīlauea

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Lava continues to erupt from the west vent in Halema‘uma‘u, at the summit of Kīlauea. On Wednesday morning, February 17, small pieces of spatter were occasionally ejected from the vent, landing on the slope below. This type of activity has decreased significantly over the past several weeks. Lava from the west vent continues to enter the lava lake at an inlet near the base of the spatter cone. USGS photo taken by B. Carr.

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Image Dimensions: 6016 x 4000

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Location Taken: US