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Kīlauea Eruption Update, Day 15: January 4, 2021

5:07 AM · Jan 5, 2021

Over two weeks into the 2020-21 summit eruption at Kīlauea volcano: New: -Lava lake becomes perched by growing levees -Dome fountain appears near submerged portion of western vent Ongoing: -Slow filling of Halema’uma’u crater continues -The northern vent spatter cone is almost fully submerged -Gas emissions still steady, pressure continues slow drop We present a summary of USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory data & imagery spanning the last 2 days, as we have continually during this eruption. Likewise, we take live viewer questions mid-broadcast. LIVE on Facebook (Hawaii Tracker FB group): https://www.facebook.com/phil.hawaii/videos/10223344073972116 LIVE on YouTube (HawaiiPODD): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4WFyNJ8JP9A LIVE on Twitter (@Geogolfhawaii): https://twitter.com/GeoGolfHawaii/status/1346320631231442944 #2020kilaueaeruption

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