Lava lakes spotted at Halemaumau, Pu'u O'o Craters - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Lava lakes spotted at Halemaumau, Pu'u O'o Craters

Photo courtesy: USGS. Photo courtesy: USGS.
Photo courtesy: USGS. Photo courtesy: USGS.

BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Big Island's Halemaumau Crater was glowing overnight.

According to scientists, the lava lake at Kilauea's summit rose and fell several meters within the past 24 hours, but always seemed to return to the same level.

A lava lake was also spotted at Pu'u O'o Crater, which scientists say occasionally overflows the rim.

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