Kīlauea Volcano — Animated GIF of Crater Subsidence

subsidence shown as an animation

Detailed Description

This animated GIF shows a timelapse sequence consisting of one image per day between June 13 and 24. The photos were taken from the southern caldera rim, near Keanakāko‘i Crater, and look north towards HVO and Jaggar Museum. The sequence shows the dramatic subsidence of the caldera floor, along with the development of scarps east of Halema‘uma‘u. Also, you can see a small crack develop in the foreground, at the bottom of the image.


Image Dimensions: 2460 x 1770

Date Taken:

Location Taken: Kīlauea Volcano, HI, US