Recent Changes at Kīlauea Volcano - Dec. 21 to Dec. 24

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Kīlauea's summit has changed dramatically over the past four days! The KW webcam has captured these recent changes. The first image, taken on December 21, 2020, just after 6:30 a.m. HST shows how much the lava lake had grown since 9:30 p.m. on December 20, when the eruption began. The second image, taken at just after 6:30 p.m. HST on December 25, 2020 shows how much the lava lake has grown over the past fours days. The most recent lake level measurement at 2:14 p.m. on December 25 indicates that the lava lake is 176 m (578 ft) deep. You can view live KW webcam images here. USGS photo.

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