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KWcam at Kīlauea's summit captures changes within Halemaʻumaʻu crater

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The USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory KWcam at Kīlauea's summit has captured changes within Halemaʻumaʻu crater, at Kīlauea's summit, due to the eruptions since December 2020.  The first image was taken on December 20, 2020, when there was still a water lake present within Halemaʻumaʻu; the second image was taken the morning of August 4, 2022, and shows how much of the crater has been filled within lava. Since returning to Halemaʻumaʻu in December 2020, lava has refilled about 17% of the volume of the 2018 collapse. Read more about the current eruption in this week's "Volcano Watch" article. Near-real-time images captured by the KWcam are available here: /volcanoes/kilauea/kwcam-live-panorama-halema-uma-u-.... USGS webcam images. 


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