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Hawaiian Volcano Update: Kīlauea Eruption Summary, Maunaloa Cools

4:07 AM · Jan 7, 2023

Since the resumption of Kīlauea's summit eruption yesterday, lava has flooded over two-thirds of the 300-acre crater floor, but surface activity has been diminishing since its peak. We recap the eruption sequence using webcam timelapses, videos, and reports courtesy of the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, making comparisons to the opening sequence of the 2021 eruption. Maunaloa has been unaffected by Kīlauea's activity, and its recent lava flows continue to cool, with no further monitoring changes to report. Update:

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