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Date published: March 6, 2011

Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - March 6, 2011

Videos and photos of fissure eruptions.

Date published: March 6, 2011

USGS HVO Press Release — Fissure on Kīlauea's east rift zone continues to erupt

HAWAI‘I ISLAND, Hawai‘i — A fissure that opened on Kīlauea's east rift zone after yesterday's collapse of the Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō crater floor continues to erupt lava. Activity along the fissure was sporadic overnight and throughout today, with periods of quiet punctuated by episodes of lava spattering up to 25 m (80 ft) high.

Date published: March 5, 2011

Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - March 5, 2011

Photos of an ash cloud rising from Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō as crater floor collapses, the collapsing crater, and erupting fissures. Video clips of the fissure eruption between Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō and Nāpau Crater.

Date published: March 5, 2011

USGS HVO Press Release — Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō Crater Floor Collapse Followed by Middle East Rift Zone Eruption

HAWAI‘I ISLAND, Hawai‘i — At 1:42 p.m. HST this afternoon, USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) monitoring network detected the onset of rapid deflation at Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō and increased tremor along Kīlauea Volcano's middle east rift zone. At 2:00 p.m., Kīlauea's summit also began to deflate.
 

Date published: March 4, 2011

Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - March 4, 2011

Videos showing wall and rim collapses of Halema‘uma‘u.

Date published: March 3, 2011

Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - March 3, 2011

Photos of a channelized flow erupted from the vent on the floor of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō crater and views from the active lava surface in Halema‘uma‘u crater.

Date published: February 25, 2011

Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - February 25, 2011

Time-lapse movie showing lava erupting from vents on the floor of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō crater.

Date published: February 24, 2011

Volcano Watch — "Things are not always what they seem; the first appearance deceives many..."

The Hawaiian Islands are home to numerous beautiful landforms. The islands themselves are volcanoes, but these volcanoes are speckled with secondary landforms.

Date published: February 24, 2011

Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - February 24, 2011

Photos of the lava surface in the Halema‘uma‘u Overlook vent and a close-up view of the northeast vent in Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō, showing spattering.

Date published: February 17, 2011

Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - February 17, 2011

Photos and video of the erupting vent on the east wall of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō Crater. 

Date published: February 15, 2011

Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - February 15, 2011

Video of another series of collapse on the floor of Halema‘uma‘u.

Date published: February 15, 2011

USGS HVO Press Release — Kīlauea's Summit Vent Churns and Pops as Rocks Fall Into the Lava Lake

HAWAI‘I ISLAND, Hawai‘i — At 8:42 a.m. (HST) Monday morning, February 14, 2011, a section of rock from the north wall of Kīlauea Volcano's summit vent broke away and collapsed into the lava lake within the vent inside Halema‘uma‘u Crater. Moments later, gas and ash were explosively ejected as a dusty-brown plume that shot skyward from the crater.