The Kīlauea summit eruption that began yesterday at 3:15 p.m., September 10th, continues this morning. Eruptive activity is confined to the downdropped block and Halemaʻumaʻu crater within Kīlauea's summit caldera. No unusual activity has been noted along Kīlauea’s East Rift Zone or Southwest Rift Zone.
Photo and Video Chronology – New eruption at Kīlauea summit continues – September 11, 2023
The eruption is occurring in the east portion of Halemaʻumaʻu crater and on the downdropped block to the east, which formed during the 2018 summit collapse. Access to this hazardous area is by permission from, and in coordination with, Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park.
New webcam - S2cam
The camera provides a live view of Kīlauea caldera downdropped block and Halemaʻumaʻu crater; the view is from the north rim of the downdropped block and looking west. View it here: [S2cam] - Kīlauea caldera downdropped block and Halemaʻumaʻu crater, looking west | U.S. Geological Survey (usgs.gov)
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