Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - October 10, 2019

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New USGS video posted online:  "Water appears in Halema‘uma‘u"


Video Transcript

USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists Matt Patrick and Jim Kauahikaua talk about the water that appeared at the bottom of Halemaʻumaʻu, a crater at the summit of Kīlauea Volcano, in July 2019 and continues to rise today. They address why it appeared, how it’s monitored, and its potential hazards. (Public domain.)

The 16-minute video can also be viewed on You Tube.