Photo of the Day

October 22, 2018

New Island

Hawaii's Kiluea is an active volcano that has continuously erupted since the 1980s. This summer, it became even more violent, destroying hundreds of houses and spewing lava at a rate of 25 miles an hour. It was enough to extend the island a mile out to sea. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Michael Perea, National Geographic Your Shot

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