Halema‘uma‘u west vent flowing into lava lake 12/29/2020

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29 December 2020 - Kīlauea Volcano - US Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. This video, taken early morning on December 29, 2020, shows lava erupting from the west fissure in Halema‘uma‘u and pouring into the lava lake. Laser rangefinder measurements indicate that the opening lava pours from is 4-6 m (13-20 ft) wide. USGS video by H. Dietterich.


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Length: 00:01:11

Location Taken: Kilauea Volcano, HI, US

Video Credits

Edited by Katie Mulliken