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Date published: December 31, 2020

Photo and Video Chronology – Kīlauea – December 31, 2020

Kīlauea's summit eruption continues on the Island of Hawai‘i. HVO field crews—equipped specialized safety gear and PPE—monitor the current eruption from within the closed area of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park with NPS permission. The west vent in Halema‘uma‘u remains active.  Gas emissions and seismic activity at the summit remain elevated.

Date published: December 30, 2020

Photo and Video Chronology – Kīlauea – December 30, 2020

Kīlauea's summit eruption continues on the Island of Hawai‘i. Halema‘uma‘u west vent remains active; the lava lake level has not changed significantly.  Summit gas emissions and seismic activity remain elevated. HVO field crews—equipped with specialized safety gear and PPE—monitor the current eruption from the closed area of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park with NPS permission.

Date published: December 29, 2020

Photo and Video Chronology – Kīlauea – December 29, 2020

The eruption at Kīlauea's summit continues (Island of Hawai‘i). Halema‘uma‘u west vent remains active; the lava lake level has not changed significantly.  Summit gas emissions and seismic activity remain elevated. With NPS permission, HVO field crews—equipped with specialized safety gear and PPE—monitor the current eruption from the closed area of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park.

Date published: December 28, 2020

Photo and Video Chronology – Kīlauea – December 28, 2020

Kīlauea's summit eruption continues on the Island of Hawai‘i. HVO field crews—equipped specialized safety gear and PPE—monitor the current eruption from within the closed area of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park with NPS permission. The west vent in Halema‘uma‘u remains active; the lava lake level has not changed.  Gas emissions and seismic activity at the summit remain elevated.

Date published: December 27, 2020

Photo and Video Chronology – Kīlauea – December 27, 2020

The eruption continues at Kīlauea's summit, Island of Hawai‘i. With Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park permission, HVO field crews—equipped with a range of specialized safety gear and PPE—monitor the current eruption from within the closed area. The west vent in Halema‘uma‘u remains active; the lava lake level has not changed.  Gas emissions and seismic activity at the summit remain elevated.

Date published: December 26, 2020

Photo and Video Chronology – Kīlauea – December 26, 2020

The eruption continues in Halema‘uma‘u at Kīlauea Volcano's summit, Island of Hawai‘i. Activity continues at two vents in Halema‘uma‘u wall; the lava lake continues to grow. Gas emissions and seismic activity at the summit remain elevated. 

Date published: December 25, 2020

Photo and Video Chronology – Kīlauea – December 25, 2020

Fountaining continues at two locations in Kīlauea Volcano's summit caldera, Island of Hawai‘i. Activity remains more vigorous at the northern (eastern) vent and intermittent at the western vent; both vents continue to feed the growing lava lake. Gas emissions and seismic activity at the summit remain elevated. HVO continues to closely monitor the situation. 

Date published: December 24, 2020

Photo and Video Chronology – Kīlauea – December 24, 2020

Scientists continue to monitor the ongoing eruption in Kīlauea Volcano's summit caldera, Island of Hawai‘i. Fountaining continues at two locations, more vigorously at northern (eastern) vent and intermittent at western vent; both vents continue to feed the growing lava lake.

Date published: December 23, 2020

Photo and Video Chronology – Kīlauea – December 23, 2020

Scientists continue to monitor the ongoing eruption in Kīlauea Volcano's summit caldera, Island of Hawai‘i

Date published: December 22, 2020

Photo and Video Chronology – Kīlauea – December 22, 2020

 Scientists continue to monitor the ongoing eruption in Kīlauea Volcano's summit caldera, Island of Hawai‘i

Date published: December 21, 2020

Photo and Video Chronology – Kīlauea – December 21, 2020

An eruption has commenced within Kīlauea’s summit caldera.