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Title: Spattering in Halema'uma'u
As spattering intensifies, the walls of the vent heat even more, causing the cracking of the rocks through thermal expansion to speed up, creating the cacophony of popping noises apparent in this video.
Location: Kilauea, HI, USA
Date Taken: 2/25/2011
Video Producer: Tim Orr , U.S. Geological Survey
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