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Current Activity
Kilauea eruption update:
Lava flow map as of yesterday (image: HVO / USGS)
Wednesday, Jul 25, 2018
As the eruption of lava from Fissure 8 continues with little changes, but rather an increase as observed last evening, lateral outbreaks from the lower parts of the lava channel have been feeding a broad flow front that is now advancing southwest and threatens to inundate the Pohoiki boat ramp in Isaac Hale Park. [more]
The fissure 8 channel continues to carry lava toward the coast on the west side of Kapoho Crater (vegetated cone, far left). Northwest of this cone, overflows (lower left) of the channel occurred overnight, but lava was confined to the existing flow field and did not threaten any homes or structures. (image 23 July: HVO / USGS)
Tuesday, Jul 24, 2018
During the past weeks, the lower east rift zone eruption has been continuing without really significant changes: around the main vent (fissure #8), a large cinder has been built by the continuous fountaining during the first weeks), and magma erupted from there has been flowing through a now well-established perched wide channel towards the new ocean entry at Kaphoho, where new land is being formed. ... [more]
Satellite photo of Kilauea volcano, showing the summit caldera and parts of its east rift zone with the active vent Pu'u 'O'o.
Satellite photo of Kilauea volcano, showing the summit caldera and parts of its east rift zone with the active vent Pu'u 'O'o.

Three-dimesional view of Kilauea volcano based on satellite imagery.
Three-dimesional view of Kilauea volcano based on satellite imagery.

Map of Kilauea volcano, Big Island Hawai'i
Map of Kilauea volcano, Big Island Hawai'i
 

Kilauea volcano

Shield volcano 1277 m (4,190 ft), Hawai'i, 19.43°N / -155.29°W
Nearby recent earthquakes (within 30km radius):

Earthquake list: past 7 days (only M>=-0.8) (68 quakes)

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Earthquake depth plotUpdated: Fri, 17 Aug 20:55 UTC (GMT)
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocationMapSource
Fri, 17 Aug (7 earthquakes)
Fri, 17 Aug 19:30 UTCM 1.8 / 2.4 km - [info]Kilauea (4 km) - Hawai'i- 5km SW of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 17 Aug 18:34 UTCM 2.3 / 4 km - [info]Kilauea (20 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 17 Aug 14:34 UTCM 1.8 / 8.2 km - [info]Kilauea (17 km) - Hawai'i- 15km S of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 17 Aug 13:13 UTCM 2.1 / 7.3 km - [info]Kilauea (16 km) - Hawai'i- 15km S of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 17 Aug 08:41 UTCM 2.0 / 4 km - [info]Mauna Loa (13 km) - Big Island, Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 17 Aug 08:14 UTCM 1.8 / 0.6 km - [info]Kilauea (2 km) - Hawai'i- 4km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 17 Aug 07:50 UTCM 2.3 / 9 km - [info]Kilauea (7 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Thu, 16 Aug (12 earthquakes)
Thu, 16 Aug 19:28 UTCM 1.7 / 0.4 km - [info]Kilauea (3 km) - Hawai'i- 5km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Thu, 16 Aug 18:20 UTCM 1.9 / 5.6 km - [info]Kilauea (24 km) - Hawai'i- 19km ESE of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Thu, 16 Aug 17:18 UTCM 2.3 / 29 km - [info]Kilauea (20 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Thu, 16 Aug 16:33 UTCM 1.9 / 1.1 km - [info]Kilauea (17 km) - Hawai'i- 21km WNW of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Thu, 16 Aug 13:02 UTCM 1.8 / 0.7 km - [info]Kilauea (2 km) - Hawai'i- 5km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Thu, 16 Aug 10:16 UTCM 1.9 / 37.5 km - [info]Kilauea (29 km) - Hawai'i- 3km E of Pahala, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Thu, 16 Aug 08:21 UTCM 1.7 / 150 km - [info]Kilauea (1 km) - Hawai'i- 4km W of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Thu, 16 Aug 05:46 UTCM 2.0 - [info]Kilauea (3 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Thu, 16 Aug 05:39 UTCM 2.8 / 8 km - [info]Kilauea (16 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
I FELT IT
[Map]
EMSC
Thu, 16 Aug 03:53 UTCM 2.2 - [info]Kilauea (2 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Thu, 16 Aug 01:48 UTCM 1.7 / 2.1 km - [info]Kilauea (2 km) - Hawai'i- 7km W of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Thu, 16 Aug 00:27 UTCM 1.8 / 0.8 km - [info]Kilauea (3 km) - Hawai'i- 7km WNW of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 15 Aug (10 earthquakes)
Wed, 15 Aug 20:48 UTCM 1.7 / 3.8 km - [info]Kilauea (17 km) - Hawai'i- Hawaii region, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 15 Aug 20:22 UTCM 1.8 / 4.9 km - [info]Kilauea (20 km) - Hawai'i- 15km SE of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 15 Aug 18:22 UTCM 1.8 / 6.4 km - [info]Kilauea (13 km) - Hawai'i- 10km SSE of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 15 Aug 14:19 UTCM 1.7 / 6.8 km - [info]Kilauea (9 km) - Hawai'i- 4km NNE of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 15 Aug 13:05 UTCM 2.2 / 1 km - [info]Kilauea (33 km) - Hawai'i HAWAII REGION, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Wed, 15 Aug 07:26 UTCM 2.3 - [info]Kilauea (4 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Wed, 15 Aug 06:26 UTCM 2.1 / 1 km - [info]Mauna Loa (16 km) - Big Island, Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Wed, 15 Aug 06:12 UTCM 2.3 / 7 km - [info]Kilauea (17 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Wed, 15 Aug 01:53 UTCM 1.7 / 0.5 km - [info] (36 km)- 8km SSW of Leilani Estates, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 15 Aug 00:18 UTCM 2.1 / 32 km - [info] (33 km) ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 14 Aug (9 earthquakes)
Tue, 14 Aug 22:44 UTCM 1.8 / 2.4 km - [info] (32 km)- 7km W of Pahala, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 14 Aug 15:21 UTCM 1.7 / 31.7 km - [info] (32 km)- 3km SE of Pahala, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 14 Aug 14:41 UTCM 2.1 / 1 km - [info]Kilauea (4 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 14 Aug 12:59 UTCM 2.1 / 33.1 km - [info]Kilauea (28 km) - Hawai'i- 6km E of Pahala, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 14 Aug 09:31 UTCM 1.8 / 3.2 km - [info]Mauna Loa (14 km) - Big Island, Hawai'i- 28km WNW of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 14 Aug 05:03 UTCM 1.9 / 34 km - [info]Kilauea (25 km) - Hawai'i- 7km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 14 Aug 04:09 UTCM 1.9 / 33.6 km - [info] (31 km)- 3km W of Pahala, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Honolulu, HI 96818 / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Tue, 14 Aug 01:01 UTCM 2.1 / 1 km - [info]Kilauea (17 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 14 Aug 00:58 UTCM 2.4 / 2 km - [info]Kilauea (13 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 13 Aug (13 earthquakes)
Mon, 13 Aug 23:16 UTCM 2.0 / 1 km - [info]Mauna Loa (16 km) - Big Island, Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 13 Aug 20:35 UTCM 2.1 - [info]Kilauea (1 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 13 Aug 20:10 UTCM 1.8 / 3.9 km - [info]Kilauea (2 km) - Hawai'i- 8km W of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Mon, 13 Aug 19:14 UTCM 1.8 / 4.1 km - [info]Kilauea (3 km) - Hawai'i- 9km W of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Mon, 13 Aug 18:32 UTCM 2.2 / 1 km - [info]Kilauea (1 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 13 Aug 12:30 UTCM 1.7 / 1 km - [info]Kilauea (9 km) - Hawai'i- 9km SSW of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Mon, 13 Aug 12:15 UTCM 1.8 / 0.2 km - [info]Kilauea (1 km) - Hawai'i- 5km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Mon, 13 Aug 11:57 UTCM 2.2 - [info]Kilauea (1 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 13 Aug 10:37 UTCM 2.1 - [info]Kilauea (2 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 13 Aug 06:39 UTCM 2.3 / 1 km - [info]Kilauea (12 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 13 Aug 05:53 UTCM 1.9 / 5 km - [info]Kilauea (20 km) - Hawai'i- 15km SE of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Mon, 13 Aug 05:46 UTCM 2.3 / 12 km - [info]Kilauea (32 km) - Hawai'i HAWAII REGION, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 13 Aug 03:23 UTCM 1.8 / 1.5 km - [info] (35 km)- 9km SSW of Leilani Estates, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Sun, 12 Aug (9 earthquakes)
Sun, 12 Aug 23:53 UTCM 1.9 / 0.3 km - [info]Kilauea (2 km) - Hawai'i- 6km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Sun, 12 Aug 21:34 UTCM 2.3 - [info]Kilauea (2 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 12 Aug 20:29 UTCM 2.2 / 4 km - [info]Kilauea (3 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 12 Aug 18:20 UTCM 2.1 / 1 km - [info]Kilauea (21 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 12 Aug 17:51 UTCM 1.8 / 26.6 km - [info]Kilauea (6 km) - Hawai'i- 5km SSW of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Sun, 12 Aug 15:52 UTCM 2.0 / 1 km - [info]Kilauea (2 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 12 Aug 14:41 UTCM 2.0 / 36 km - [info]Kilauea (31 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 12 Aug 11:02 UTCM 1.8 / 5.8 km - [info]Kilauea (15 km) - Hawai'i- 20km W of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Sun, 12 Aug 08:36 UTCM 2.5 / 46 km - [info] (30 km) ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Sat, 11 Aug (8 earthquakes)
Sat, 11 Aug 20:51 UTCM 2.3 / 1 km - [info]Kilauea (7 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
Sat, 11 Aug 19:51 UTCM 1.8 / 4.9 km - [info]Kilauea (21 km) - Hawai'i- 16km SE of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 11 Aug 16:21 UTCM 2.6 / 1 km - [info]Kilauea (16 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
I FELT IT
[Map]
EMSC
Sat, 11 Aug 15:51 UTCM 1.8 / 130 km - [info] (33 km)- 9km SW of Leilani Estates, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 11 Aug 11:32 UTCM 2.0 / 4.8 km - [info]Kilauea (22 km) - Hawai'i- 17km SE of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 11 Aug 11:31 UTCM 2.0 / 2.4 km - [info]Kilauea (29 km) - Hawai'i- 16km SW of Leilani Estates, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 11 Aug 10:31 UTCM 1.9 / 8.8 km - [info]Mauna Kea (18 km) - United States, Hawaiian Islands- 38km NW of Volcano, Hawaii
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 11 Aug 01:02 UTCM 2.1 / 1 km - [info]Kilauea (2 km) - Hawai'i ISLAND OF HAWAII, HAWAII
[Map]
EMSC
 

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