Kīlauea East Rift Zone Eruption (May 11, 2018)

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Good weather provided clear views into Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō crater. The crater floor collapsed on April 30 as magma drained to the east along the East Rift Zone. Based on a 3D model constructed from thermal images, the deepest part of the crater was 350 m (1150 ft) below the crater rim.

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Image Dimensions: 1280 x 800

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Length: 00:00:51

Location Taken: Kīlauea Volcano, HI, US

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11 May 2018 - Kīlauea Volcano

U.S. Geological Survey - Hawaiian Volcano Observatory

Good weather provided clear views into Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō crater. The crater floor collapsed on April 30 as magma drained to the east along the East Rift Zone. Based on a 3D model constructed from thermal images, the deepest part of the crater was 350 m (1150 ft) below the crater rim.