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2011-02-27 00:30:00 UTC

19.390052°, -155.103999°

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Aerial view of P'u' 'O'o, the main vent on the east rift of Kilauea. I thought this was neat, but not as exciting as I'd hoped. Ten days later, the crater floor collapsed and lava geysered out, covering the surrounding area.