HVO scientists visited the rim of Halemaʻumaʻu crater, at the summit of Kīlauea. The summit eruption of Kīlauea volcano ended on March 7, 2023. No significant changes have been observed at the summit or in either rift zone over the past week.
Photo and Video Chronology – Hawaiian Volcano Observatory – April 14, 2023
HVO scientists collect detailed data to assess hazards and understand volcanic activity, all of which are shared with the National Park Service and emergency managers. Access to this hazardous area is by permission from, and in coordination with, Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park.
April 14, 2023 — Clear skies at Kīlauea summit
March 11 and 15, 2023 — USGS Geophysicists perform annual gravity survey of Kīlauea