Kīlauea summit eruption - Jan. 1, 2021 at 6:30 a.m. HST

Color photograph of lava lake

Detailed Description

The KW webcam captured this image of Kīlauea's ongoing summit eruption, which continued overnight. The KW webcam looks in an east direction; north is to the left in the photo, south to the right, west to the bottom, and east to the top. This photo, taken at 6:30 a.m. HST on January 1, 2021, shows that the west vent (bottom of photo) remains active. You can view live KW webcam images here. USGS photo.


Image Dimensions: 3840 x 2160

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Location Taken: US