May 20, 2021 — Kīlauea

Color photograph of lava lake

Detailed Description

No active surface lava was visible within Halema‘uma‘u, at the summit of Kīlauea, during a field visit yesterday morning. F1cam thermal images from yesterday afternoon show hot surface crust, but no active lava. F1cam thermal images from the morning of May 21 showed at least one small resurfacing event. This image was taken within an area of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park that remains closed to the public due to safety reasons. USGS photo taken by L. DeSmither on May 20, 2021.


Image Dimensions: 6000 x 4000

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Location Taken: US