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New vents erupting at Kīlauea volcano summit - September 11, 2023

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During an HVO eruption monitoring overflight on September 11, 2023, HVO geologist were able to land on the downdropped block within Kīlauea's summit caldera. They observed the line of erupting vents, several of which are visible in this video, as they searched for a safe location to collect a lava sample. Lava fountain heights were reaching up to 10-15 meters (32-50 feet) high.




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