Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Mauna Loa summit sunset on June 13, 2022

Detailed Description

In the pastel colors of sunset, Mauna Loa's shield-shaped shadow is illuminated in this image taken at approximately 7 p.m. HST on June 13, 2022, by the MLcam. The MLcam is located on the northwest rim of Moku‘āweoweo, the summit caldera. A full moon is visible just above the shadow of Mauna Loa. Mauna Loa remains at alert level ADVISORY and aviation color code YELLOW. Rates of seismicity and ground deformation on Mauna Loa remain slightly elevated above long-term background levels, but have not changed significantly in recent months. USGS webcam image.


Public Domain.