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Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - January 17, 2020

January 17, 2020

Continued slow rise of water at bottom of Halema‘uma‘u


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After days of rain, a window of clear weather allowed HVO geologists to make observations and take measurements of the water pond at Kīlauea's summit on January 17, 2020. No major changes were observed, and the water level continues to slowly rise. USGS photo by M. Patrick.
Brown pond
A close-up view of the Kilauea pond shows the color variations across the surface, and sharp boundaries among zones of different color.