Lava fountaining at Kīlauea summit - September 10, 2023
This video, captured the evening of September 10, 2023, from near the Uēkahuna overlook within Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, shows the new eruption within Kīlauea caldera. After approximately an hour of elevated earthquake and ground deformation, the eruption began at 3:13 p.m. on September 10, 2023. This video shows lava fountains near the eastern rim of Halemaʻumaʻu crater, which were reaching heights up to about 130 feet (40 m). The eruption at Kīlauea’s summit is occurring within a closed area of Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park and high levels of volcanic gas are the primary hazard of concern.