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Kīlauea Volcano crater filling as of May 2022

May 25, 2022
Color photograph of lava lake and profile of lava lake depth
This map of the Kīlauea summit is mostly identical to the May 16, 2022, eruption reference map, but also included here are west to east topographic profiles across the caldera. Profiles are provided for the periods before the 2018 caldera collapse (orange), shortly after the 2018 collapse (black), from mid-2021 depicting the December 2020–May 2021 eruption (red), and from this month depicting the September 2021–present eruption (pink). Also shown is the maximum depth of the 2019–20 Halema‘uma‘u water lake (blue). Elevations are expressed in meters above sea level (m asl).
Title Kīlauea Volcano crater filling as of May 2022
DOI 10.3133/ofr20041208
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse