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Mauna Kea volcano, United States, Hawaiian Islands: news & activity updates

Updated: Mar 21, 2023 04:45 GMT-
Mon, 21 Mar 2022, 04:01
Location of the 4.5 quake at Mauna Kea volcano today (image: USGS)
The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) reported a moderate (on the Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale) tectonic earthquake with magnitude M 4.5 at 23 km depth beneath the northwestern flank of the volcano at 07:30 local time this morning. Read all Tue, 15 Dec 2020, 09:07
The M 4.4 earthquake detected on the NW flank of Mauna Kea (image: HVO)
The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) reported that the seismic network recorded a volcano-tectonic earthquake with magnitude M 4.4 at 25 km depth beneath the northwest flank of the volcano starting around 09:27 local time on 14 Dec morning. The earthquake was centered about 20 km southeast of Waimea. Read all
Mauna Kea volcano
Shield volcano 4205 m / 13,796 ft
United States, Hawaiian Islands, 19.82°N / -155.47°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) Mauna Kea volcano eruptions:
2460 BC ±100 years
Typical eruption style

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