HVO scientists continue to monitor the eruption in Halema‘uma‘u crater

HVO scientists continue to monitor the eruption in Halema‘uma‘u crater at Kīlauea Volcano's summit

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HVO scientists continue to monitor the eruption in Halema‘uma‘u crater at Kīlauea Volcano's summit. This morning (Jan. 2) at approximately 7:10 a.m. HST the lava lake depth was measured at about 189 m (620 ft), which has not changed significantly since yesterday afternoon. The spatter cone, that was built by the now inactive northern vent (center), is almost downed by the slowly rising lava lake within Halema‘uma‘u. USGS photograph taken by K. Mulliken.

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Image Dimensions: 2776 x 2082

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Location Taken: US