Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - September 9, 2019

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Animated, comparison, and video imagery of the Halema‘uma‘u water pond.

Halema‘uma‘u water pond—animated image file 

Halema‘uma‘u water pond—animated image file

This animated image file (GIF) shows the water pond at the bottom of Halema‘uma‘u—one image per day between August 6 and September 8, 2019. A sequence of one webcam image per day ends with a black screen and then repeats. These images are from HVO's K3 webcam, which peers into Halema‘uma‘u from the west rim of the crater. USGS webcam images. (Public domain.)

Continued slow rise of water level at bottom of Halema‘uma‘u

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A photo comparison between Friday, September 6, and today, September 9, shows that the water level in the pond continues to slowly rise. For example, the rock marked by the arrow is a good indicator of the change in water level over the weekend. (Public domain.)

Views of the water pond in Halema‘uma‘u on Friday, September 6, and Monday, September 9 are shown in this video. Ripples are evident on the pond, presumably due to wind moving over the water surface. No significant changes in the pond were observed over the weekend, and the water level continues to slowly rise. USGS video by M. Patrick.

(Public domain.)