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Kilauea eruption update:
Sunday, Jan 12, 2020
The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) note that the rates of seismicity over the month of December 2019 were variable but within long term vales. Sulfur dioxide emission rates were low at the summit and were below detection limits at Puʻu ʻŌʻō and the lower East Rift Zone. The pond at the bottom of Halema'uma'u crater, which began forming on July 25, 2019, continues to slowly expand and deepen. As of early January 2020, the dimensions of the pond are 84 meters by 190 meters (280 feet by 620 feet). Current depth is about 23 meters (75 feet). ... [more]
Kilauea caldera captured from HVO's KWcam (C) U.S. Geological Survey
Sunday, Dec 08, 2019
The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) report that their monitoring data have shown no significant changes in volcanic activity during November. Over the past month, about a dozen DI (Deflation-Inflation) events occurred beneath the summit. Over 1800 earthquakes were detected in the vicinity of the volcano, which is an increase of around 10% from last month. Rates of seismicity are relatively consistent throughout the month, although at the summit, episodic increased rates appear to be coincident with the inflated phase of the DI events. Sulfur dioxide emission rates are low at the summit and are below detection limits at Puʻu ʻOʻo and the lower East Rift Zone. The pond at the bottom of Halema'uma'u, which began forming on July 25, 2019, continues to slowly expand and deepen, and the most recent measurements are 162 meters in the east-west direction and 73 meters in the north-south direction. ... [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, 19.41°N / -155.29°W
Nearby recent earthquakes (within 30km radius):

Earthquake list: past 7 days (only M>=-0.8) (72 quakes)

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Earthquake depth plotUpdated: Thu, 23 Jan 08:23 UTC (GMT)
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Thu, 23 Jan 2020
Thu, 23 Jan 06:13 UTCM 1.9 / 32.1 km - [info]Kilauea (27 km) - Hawai'i Hawaii region, Hawaii (USA)
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Thu, 23 Jan 05:14 UTCM 1.9 / 31.4 km - [info]Kilauea (26 km) - Hawai'i 7km E of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Thu, 23 Jan 03:04 UTCM 1.8 / 31.1 km - [info]Kilauea (26 km) - Hawai'i 6km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Thu, 23 Jan 02:47 UTCM 2.0 / 31.2 km - [info]Kilauea (24 km) - Hawai'i 8km E of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Wed, 22 Jan 2020 (13 earthquakes)
Wed, 22 Jan 23:24 UTCM 1.8 / 36.3 km - [info]Kilauea (29 km) - Hawai'i 3km E of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Wed, 22 Jan 22:18 UTCM 1.9 / 32.6 km - [info]Kilauea (25 km) - Hawai'i 8km E of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Wed, 22 Jan 20:03 UTCM 2.3 / 33.2 km - [info]Kilauea (24 km) - Hawai'i 7km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Wed, 22 Jan 19:56 UTCM 1.7 / 32.1 km - [info]Kilauea (25 km) - Hawai'i 7km E of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Wed, 22 Jan 15:40 UTCM 2.1 / 37.5 km - [info]Kilauea (29 km) - Hawai'i 4km ESE of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Wed, 22 Jan 15:24 UTCM 2.0 / 32.9 km - [info]Kilauea (23 km) - Hawai'i 9km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Wed, 22 Jan 14:57 UTCM 1.9 / 33 km - [info]Kilauea (25 km) - Hawai'i 9km E of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Wed, 22 Jan 14:55 UTCM 2.1 / 33.2 km - [info]Kilauea (23 km) - Hawai'i 8km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Wed, 22 Jan 13:31 UTCM 2.0 / 32.3 km - [info]Kilauea (23 km) - Hawai'i 8km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Wed, 22 Jan 09:53 UTCM 1.9 / 33.5 km - [info]Kilauea (26 km) - Hawai'i 6km E of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Wed, 22 Jan 09:49 UTCM 2.3 / 30.3 km - [info]Kilauea (27 km) - Hawai'i 6km E of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Wed, 22 Jan 07:37 UTCM 2.4 / 31.5 km - [info]Kilauea (24 km) - Hawai'i 8km E of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Wed, 22 Jan 07:17 UTCM 2.0 / 33.2 km - [info]Kilauea (26 km) - Hawai'i 5km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Tue, 21 Jan 2020 (13 earthquakes)
Tue, 21 Jan 22:27 UTCM 1.7 / 0.2 km - [info]Kilauea (1 km) - Hawai'i 5km SW of Volcano, Hawaii (USA)
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Tue, 21 Jan 21:35 UTCM 2.6 / 32.4 km - [info]Kilauea (23 km) - Hawai'i 7km NE of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Tue, 21 Jan 21:35 UTCM 2.4 / 31.8 km - [info]Kilauea (23 km) - Hawai'i 8km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Tue, 21 Jan 20:05 UTCM 2.0 / 35.1 km - [info]Kilauea (27 km) - Hawai'i 8km ESE of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Tue, 21 Jan 18:17 UTCM 2.2 / 31.9 km - [info]Kilauea (26 km) - Hawai'i 4km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Tue, 21 Jan 15:01 UTCM 2.1 / 37.4 km - [info]Kilauea (29 km) - Hawai'i 3km ESE of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Tue, 21 Jan 12:54 UTCM 2.0 / 32.6 km - [info]Kilauea (26 km) - Hawai'i 6km E of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Tue, 21 Jan 12:21 UTCM 2.0 / 36 km - [info]Kilauea (24 km) - Hawai'i 9km E of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Tue, 21 Jan 08:55 UTCM 1.8 / 32.9 km - [info]Kilauea (27 km) - Hawai'i 6km E of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Tue, 21 Jan 08:49 UTCM 1.9 / 33.1 km - [info]Kilauea (25 km) - Hawai'i 6km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Tue, 21 Jan 08:35 UTCM 2.2 / 33.7 km - [info]Kilauea (25 km) - Hawai'i 6km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Tue, 21 Jan 08:29 UTCM 2.0 / 33 km - [info]Kilauea (25 km) - Hawai'i 6km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Tue, 21 Jan 02:50 UTCM 1.8 / 29.8 km - [info]Kilauea (27 km) - Hawai'i 5km E of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Mon, 20 Jan 2020
Mon, 20 Jan 23:50 UTCM 1.7 / 32.9 km - [info]Kilauea (27 km) - Hawai'i 4km E of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Mon, 20 Jan 15:27 UTCM 2.2 / 37.1 km - [info]Kilauea (29 km) - Hawai'i 4km ESE of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Mon, 20 Jan 11:46 UTCM 2.0 / 32.2 km - [info]Kilauea (27 km) - Hawai'i 9km E of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Mon, 20 Jan 08:54 UTCM 1.9 / 35 km - [info]Kilauea (29 km) - Hawai'i 1km NE of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Mon, 20 Jan 07:19 UTCM 1.8 / 30.7 km - [info]Kilauea (28 km) - Hawai'i 4km E of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Waiki’i / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Sun, 19 Jan 2020 (8 earthquakes)
Sun, 19 Jan 23:30 UTCM 2.1 / 31.7 km - [info]Kilauea (26 km) - Hawai'i 4km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Sun, 19 Jan 17:07 UTCM 1.9 / 6.2 km - [info]Kilauea (28 km) - Hawai'i 3km E of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Sun, 19 Jan 14:43 UTCM 1.9 / 2.2 km - [info]Kilauea (13 km) - Hawai'i 16km W of Volcano, Hawaii (USA)
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Sun, 19 Jan 13:12 UTCM 2.1 / 40.6 km - [info]Kilauea (26 km) - Hawai'i 4km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Sun, 19 Jan 03:21 UTCM 2.2 / 32 km - [info]Kilauea (27 km) - Hawai'i 3km NE of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Sun, 19 Jan 03:18 UTCM 1.8 / 0.8 km - [info]Kilauea (0 km) - Hawai'i 5km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii (USA)
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Sun, 19 Jan 02:42 UTCM 2.1 / 36 km - [info]Kilauea (29 km) - Hawai'i 5km ESE of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Sun, 19 Jan 00:56 UTCM 1.9 / 32.8 km - [info]Kilauea (25 km) - Hawai'i 7km E of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Sat, 18 Jan 2020 (9 earthquakes)
Sat, 18 Jan 22:35 UTCM 2.0 / 32.4 km - [info]Kilauea (24 km) - Hawai'i 7km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Sat, 18 Jan 22:22 UTCM 2.2 / 37.4 km - [info]Kilauea (28 km) - Hawai'i 3km E of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Sat, 18 Jan 17:26 UTCM 2.2 / 32.5 km - [info]Kilauea (24 km) - Hawai'i 7km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Sat, 18 Jan 13:14 UTCM 2.0 / 36.4 km - [info]Kilauea (28 km) - Hawai'i Hawaii region, Hawaii (USA)
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Kaneohe Oahu Hawaii / MMI IV (Light shaking): 3am January 18 2020 Kaneohe Oahu Hawaii
Sat, 18 Jan 12:20 UTCM 2.1 / 34.6 km - [info]Kilauea (26 km) - Hawai'i 5km E of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Sat, 18 Jan 11:51 UTCM 1.9 / 1.3 km - [info]Kilauea (13 km) - Hawai'i 17km W of Volcano, Hawaii (USA)
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Sat, 18 Jan 05:55 UTCM 2.7 / 1 km - [info]Kilauea (3 km) - Hawai'i 4km SSW of Volcano, Hawaii (USA)
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Sat, 18 Jan 02:15 UTCM 2.2 / 33.6 km - [info]Kilauea (25 km) - Hawai'i 8km E of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Sat, 18 Jan 01:09 UTCM 1.9 / 1.7 km - [info]Kilauea (13 km) - Hawai'i 12km SSE of Volcano, Hawaii (USA)
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Fri, 17 Jan 2020 (12 earthquakes)
Fri, 17 Jan 22:09 UTCM 1.9 / 37.8 km - [info]Kilauea (28 km) - Hawai'i 2km E of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Fri, 17 Jan 17:35 UTCM 1.7 / 0.1 km - [info]Kilauea (2 km) - Hawai'i 4km SW of Volcano, Hawaii (USA)
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Fri, 17 Jan 15:08 UTCM 1.9 / 33.5 km - [info]Kilauea (25 km) - Hawai'i Hawaii region, Hawaii (USA)
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Fri, 17 Jan 11:53 UTCM 1.8 / 33.9 km - [info]Kilauea (27 km) - Hawai'i 6km E of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Fri, 17 Jan 09:59 UTCM 1.8 / 33.8 km - [info]Kilauea (26 km) - Hawai'i 6km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Fri, 17 Jan 08:47 UTCM 2.1 / 34.9 km - [info]Kilauea (29 km) - Hawai'i 2km E of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Fri, 17 Jan 05:37 UTCM 1.8 / 32.5 km - [info]Kilauea (25 km) - Hawai'i 5km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Fri, 17 Jan 05:27 UTCM 1.9 / 0.3 km - [info]Kilauea (0 km) - Hawai'i 1km SSW of Volcano, Hawaii (USA)
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Fri, 17 Jan 05:00 UTCM 2.3 / 5.9 km - [info]Kilauea (12 km) - Hawai'i 17km SW of Volcano, Hawaii (USA)
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Fri, 17 Jan 03:18 UTCM 2.0 / 33.2 km - [info]Kilauea (28 km) - Hawai'i 3km E of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Fri, 17 Jan 03:00 UTCM 2.0 / 31.2 km - [info]Kilauea (28 km) - Hawai'i 3km E of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Fri, 17 Jan 00:57 UTCM 1.8 / 33 km - [info]Kilauea (27 km) - Hawai'i Hawaii region, Hawaii (USA)
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Thu, 16 Jan 2020 (8 earthquakes)
Thu, 16 Jan 23:19 UTCM 1.8 / 31.2 km - [info]Kilauea (25 km) - Hawai'i 9km E of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Thu, 16 Jan 21:01 UTCM 1.9 / 33.7 km - [info]Kilauea (26 km) - Hawai'i 9km E of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Thu, 16 Jan 20:52 UTCM 1.8 / 31.2 km - [info]Kilauea (25 km) - Hawai'i 6km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Thu, 16 Jan 20:48 UTCM 2.0 / 31.8 km - [info]Kilauea (25 km) - Hawai'i 6km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Thu, 16 Jan 20:35 UTCM 2.3 / 33 km - [info]Kilauea (23 km) - Hawai'i 6km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Thu, 16 Jan 12:37 UTCM 2.0 / 32.5 km - [info]Kilauea (24 km) - Hawai'i 7km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Thu, 16 Jan 10:36 UTCM 1.9 / 32.6 km - [info]Kilauea (24 km) - Hawai'i 7km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Thu, 16 Jan 09:18 UTCM 1.7 / 34.3 km - [info]Kilauea (23 km) - Hawai'i 8km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 6.2*10^9 J (1.73 MWh / 1.49 tons of TNT) [learn more]

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