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Photo and Video Chronology

The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory Photo and Video Chronologies provide visual updates of eruptive activity, field work, and more.

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory Photo and Video Chronologies

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Photo and Video Chronology – Aerial and ground surveys of Kīlauea, response instrumentation

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory staff and collaborators conducted aerial and ground surveys of Kīlauea Koa‘e fault system and Southwest Rift Zone to...

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Photo and Video Chronology – Unrest at Kīlauea

Kīlauea volcano is not erupting. Seismicity along the Koa‘e fault system southwest of the summit remains elevated, and deformation patterns in Kīlauea...

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Photo and Video Chronology – Kīlauea GPS campaign and Mauna Loa summit webcams

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) geophysicists completed the annual GPS survey of Kīlauea in October 2023. On November 8, 2023, HVO staff fixed the...

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Photo and Video Chronology – Kīlauea GPS campaign continues

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory geophysicists continue performing the annual GPS survey of Kīlauea. Most Kīlauea and Mauna Loa GPS campaign survey sites...

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Photo and Video Chronology – HVO rebuilds Kohala station KOHD – September 2023

During the week of September 11, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory field engineers rebuilt the Kohala  repeater station (KOHD), which had been severely...

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Photo and Video Chronology – Kīlauea summit – September 18, 2023

Kīlauea is not erupting. The summit eruption that began on September 10 ended on September 16. It is unlikely that the recent eruption will resume...

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Photo and Video Chronology – Views of Kīlauea summit eruption – September 15, 2023

Several vents continue to erupt on the western side of the downdropped block within Kīlauea's summit caldera and are generating lava flows onto Halema...

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Photo and Video Chronology – Analyzing Kīlauea summit eruption samples – September 14, 2023

Kīlauea's summit eruption continues. HVO staff are work on analyzing lava samples, with analytical help from partners at the University of Hawaiʻi at...

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Photo and Video Chronology – Kīlauea summit eruption continues – September 13, 2023

The Kīlauea summit eruption that began on September 10th, continues. Eruptive activity is confined to the downdropped block and Halemaʻumaʻu crater...

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Photo and Video Chronology – New eruption at Kīlauea summit continues – September 11, 2023

The Kīlauea summit eruption that began yesterday at 3:15 p.m., September 10th, continues this morning. Eruptive activity is confined to the...

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Photo and Video Chronology – New eruption at Kīlauea summit – September 10, 2023

Kīlauea volcano is erupting. At approximately 3:15 p.m. HST on September 10, 2023, the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory observed eruptive activity in...

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Photo and Video Chronology – HVO deploys new webcam and monitoring equipment at Kīlauea summit – August 25, 2023

On August 25, 2023, HVO staff deployed a new webcam and survey equipment in Kīlauea's summit region. Kīlauea volcano is not erupting but earthquakes...

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