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Loihi volcano, United States, Hawaiian Islands: news & activity updates

Updated: Mar 4, 2024 04:44 GMT-
Wed, 20 Jul 2022, 14:00
An earthquake swarm began at Kama'ehuakanaloa at about 0200 on 16 July and was characterized by seismic tremor accompanied by pulses of seismic energy every 15-20 seconds. The pattern of elevated seismicity continued through at least 1453 on 17 July, the posting time of the HVO's information statement. The report also noted that around 24 earthquakes in the M 1.8-3 range were recorded during 0130-0600 on 17 July. Read all
Mon, 18 Jul 2022, 18:37
Swarm distribution under Kama’ehuakanaloa submarine volcano (image: HVO)
An elevated seismic activity has been registered beneath the submarine volcano by the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) instruments starting about 02:00 local time on 16 July. Read all
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Loihi volcano
Submarine volcano -975 m / - 3,199 ft
United States, Hawaiian Islands, 18.92°N / -155.27°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) Loihi volcano eruptions:
1996 
Typical eruption style
unspecified