Lava sloshing, spattering Halema‘uma‘u crater at Kīlauea

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Detailed Description

Lava continues to erupt from the west vent in Halema‘uma‘u, and supply the lava lake through a spillway in the spatter cone. On November 9, a close-up view of the west vent shows spatter bursting and sloshing within the cone. Spatter was thrown about 6–9 m (20–30 ft) above the pond surface, occasionally depositing spatter onto the rim of the cone. 


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Length: 00:01:05

Location Taken: Kīlauea Volcano, HI, US