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Volcanic Maps

The USGS Volcano Hazards Program enhances public safety and minimize social and economic disruption from volcanic unrest and eruption. We accomplish this by delivering effective forecasts, warnings, and information about volcano hazards based on scientific understanding of volcanic processes. Learn more by exploring USGS volcanic maps. 

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March 12, 2021—Kīlauea summit eruption contour map

March 12, 2021—Kīlauea summit eruption contour map showing lava lake level and elevations of features within the caldera

Kīlauea Volcano summit eruption — thermal map GIF

ANIMATED GIF: This animated image file (GIF) includes a series of thermal maps—ranging from daily to several weeks apart—made from helicopter overflight thermal imagery of Halema‘uma‘u crater, Kīlauea summit.

Halema‘uma‘u eruption sequence Digital Elevation Models

HVO uses regular Kīlauea summit helicopter overflights of Halema‘uma‘u crater to create digital elevation models (DEMs) of the crater.

Lava Lake Depth March 4th

Data from a Kīlauea summit helicopter overflight on March 4th allowed for the calculation of the depth of the lava in Halema‘uma‘u crater. 

March 5, 2021—Kīlauea summit eruption contour map

March 5, 2021—Kīlauea summit eruption contour map showing lava lake level and elevations of features within the caldera

March 04, 2021—Kīlauea summit eruption thermal map

March 4, 2021—Kīlauea summit eruption thermal map constructed from aerial imagery

February 26, 2021—Kīlauea summit eruption contour map

 

February 26, 2021—Kīlauea summit eruption contour map showing lava lake level and elevations of features within the caldera

February 16, 2021—Kīlauea summit eruption thermal map

February 16, 2021—Kīlauea summit eruption thermal map constructed from aerial imagery

February 11, 2021—Kīlauea summit eruption contour map

February 11, 2021—Kīlauea summit eruption contour map showing lava lake level and elevations of features within the caldera

February 09, 2021—Kīlauea summit eruption thermal map

February 9, 2021—Kīlauea summit eruption thermal map constructed from aerial imagery

February 5, 2021—Kīlauea summit eruption contour map

Kīlauea summit eruption contour map showing lava lake level and elevations of features within the caldera

February 01, 2021—Kīlauea summit eruption thermal map

February 1, 2021—Kīlauea summit eruption thermal map constructed from aerial imagery