Last 24 Hours - Live Panorama of Mokuʻāweoweo Caldera [MLcam]

Last 24 Hours - Live Panorama of Mokuʻāweoweo Caldera [MLcam]

Detailed Description

This image is from a temporary research camera positioned on the north rim of Mokuʻāweoweo, the summit caldera of Mauna Loa volcano by the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. If you look carefully around early morning or late evening, you may see a few thermal areas emitting steam. 

Disclaimer: The webcams are operational 24/7 and faithfully record the dark of night if there are no sources of incandescence or other lights. Thermal webcams record heat rather than light and get better views through volcanic gas. At times, clouds and rain obscure visibility. The cameras are subject to sporadic breakdown, and may not be repaired immediately. Some cameras are observing an area that is off-limits to the general public because of significant volcanic hazards.

Details

Image Dimensions: 1920 x 1080

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Location Taken: US