Eruption continues in Halema‘uma‘u at Kīlauea's summit
The KW webcam has documented the activity in Halema‘uma‘u crater wall at Kīlauea's summit. This photo comparison shows that activity has not changed significantly over the past several days. The first image (left) was taken on December 27, 2020, just after 6:30 a.m. HST, and the second image (right) was taken on January 1, 2021, just after 6:30 a.m. HST. The photos show that the locus of activity, the west vent in the wall of Halema‘uma‘u, has not changed. The west vent remains active; lava continues to erupt from it into the lava lake, the level of which has not changed significantly over the past several days. You can view live KW webcam images here. USGS photo.