Kilauea volcano (Hawai'i): M 4.0 earthquake yesterday
Tue, 23 Aug 2022, 08:2408:24 AM | BY: MARTIN
Location of M 4.0 quake, 9 km east of Pāhala (image: HVO)
The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) recorded an earthquake with magnitude M 4.0 at 19:11 local time yesterday.
The Halemaʻumaʻu lava lake within Kilauea caldera (image: Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park)
The quake happened 9 km east Pāhala (Island of Hawaiʻi) at 32 km depth.
The earthquake had no apparent impact on either Mauna Loa or Kīlauea volcanoes.
The effusive eruption at the volcano continues.
The lava flow from the western vent continues to supply to the Halemaʻumaʻu lava lake. The surface activity, outside the lava lake, occurs from breakouts along the margins of the crater on the northeast, east, south, and west sides.
Source: Hawaiian Volcano Observatory volcano activity update 23 August 2022
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