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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 - Images of the June 3 fissure eruption from Kīlauea's Southwest Rift Zone

Photo and Video Chronology - Images of the June 3 fissure eruption from Kīlauea's Southwest Rift Zone

The eruption that began on Monday, June 3, southwest of Kaluapele (Kīlauea caldera) within Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park has ended. Tremor and...

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Photo and Video Chronology - Fissure Eruption in Kīlauea Volcano's Southwest Rift Zone, June 3, 2024

Photo and Video Chronology - Fissure Eruption in Kīlauea Volcano's Southwest Rift Zone, June 3, 2024

Kīlauea volcano is erupting. A new eruption began at approximately 12:30 a.m. HST on Monday, June 3, about 4 km (2.5 miles) southwest of Kaluapele...

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Photo and Video Chronology — Annual Mauna Loa GPS campaign underway

Photo and Video Chronology — Annual Mauna Loa GPS campaign underway

HVO staff are conducting the annual Mauna Loa GPS campaign. During the survey, GPS instruments are deployed at established benchmarks so that their...

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Photo and Video Chronology — Kīlauea gravity survey and summit webcam maintenance

Photo and Video Chronology — Kīlauea gravity survey and summit webcam maintenance

On May 8, 2024, HVO staff conducted a gravity survey around Kaluapele and on May 10, HVO staff conducted maintenance on the F1cam at the summit. 

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Photo and Video Chronology — V1cam maintenance, a new webcam, and new maps of unrest

Photo and Video Chronology — V1cam maintenance, a new webcam, and new maps of unrest

HVO staff performed some routine maintenance on the V1cam at Kīlauea summit. And, new maps show the recent unrest near Kīlauea summit.

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Photo and Video Chronology — Webcam upgrades on the Southwest Rift Zone of Mauna Loa

Photo and Video Chronology — Webcam upgrades on the Southwest Rift Zone of Mauna Loa

On April 24, HVO staff installed a new webcam and upgraded an existing webcam on the Southwest Rift Zone of Mauna Loa. 

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Photo and Video Chronology — Drying out at Kīlauea summit and new USGS Data Release

Photo and Video Chronology — Drying out at Kīlauea summit and new USGS Data Release

HVO staff visited the KWcam site on April 18 to replace desiccant and dry out the enclosure. A new USGS Data Release publishes measurements of the...

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Photo and Video Chronology — Kīlauea and Hualālai survey work

Photo and Video Chronology — Kīlauea and Hualālai survey work

During March of 2024, HVO is conducting a GPS survey of Hualālai volcano for the first time since 2015. Also, during March of 2024, the annual Kīlauea...

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Photo and Video Chronology — Quiet at Kīlauea summit on March 21, 2024

Photo and Video Chronology — Quiet at Kīlauea summit on March 21, 2024

On March 21, 2024, HVO geologists made a routine visit to check on equipment at the summit of Kīlauea.

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

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

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

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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