# KW webcam image taken on December 20, 2020, just before 6 p.m. HST.

### Detailed Description

Kīlauea summit KW webcam image taken on December 20, 2020, just before 6 p.m. HST. Three and a half hours later, at 9:30 p.m., an eruption began in the walls of Halemaʻumaʻu crater, vaporizing the lake. You can view live KW webcam images here. USGS photo.

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