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Mauna Loa volcano with gentle slopes typical of a shield volcano.
Mauna Loa volcano with gentle slopes typical of a shield volcano.

Mauna Loa activity update:
Fri, 18 Sep 2020, 07:33
Middle part of the volcano´s Southwest Rift Zone (image: HVO)
During the past week the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) recorded 67 small-magnitude earthquakes on the volcano's summit and upper-elevation flanks. Most of these earthquakes occurred at shallow depths of less than 8 km (~5 miles) below ground level. ... read all
Thu, 27 Aug 2020, 07:40
Thermal image at Mauna Loa at northwest rim captured yesterday (image: HVO)
During the past week the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) recorded 144 small-magnitude earthquakes below the volcano's summit and upper-elevation flanks. Most of these earthquakes occurred at shallow depths of less than 8 km (~5 miles) below ground level. ... read all
 

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Shield volcano 4170 m / 13,681 ft
Big Island, Hawai'i, 19.48°N / -155.61°W

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