Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Spews Lava Fountains High Into the Air

The Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island began erupting anew on September 29, the US Geological Survey (USGS) confirmed.

The agency said that the eruption, which began around 3:20 pm, was within the Halemaumau crater at the volcano’s summit.

This footage, taken on Wednesday evening by USGS Volcanoes, shows lava fountains exploding from the dominant crater of the volcano. The agency said the lava fountains reached the height of a five-story building. Credit: USGS Volcanoes via Storyful

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