Several vents continue to erupt on the western side of the downdropped block within Kīlauea's summit caldera and are generating lava flows onto Halema‘uma‘u crater floor.
Photo and Video Chronology – Views of Kīlauea summit eruption – September 15, 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.
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