group logo
Public group
Volcano, Storm, and News Updates for the Big Island of Hawaii.

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): LIVE on YouTube (HawaiiPODD): LIVE on Twitter (@Geogolfhawaii): #2020kilaueaeruption