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Lava flow in the Crater of Kīlauea Volcano (Dec 2020)

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On December 20, 2020 just after 9:30 PM HST, lava began flowing from three fissure vents inside the crater of Kīlauea. The water lake at the base of the Halema'uma'u crater has boiled off. Lava is now feeding a growing lava lake. Additional photos and video are available at




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