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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:
Mauna Loa caldera, image captured from HVO's MLcam (C) U.S. Geological Survey
Sunday, Nov 17, 2019
The seismicity and deformation levels on Mauna Loa volcano have not changed considerably over the past few weeks, but still remain elevated above background levels. ... [more]
Source: US Geological Survey
Saturday, Oct 05, 2019
During the past week, approximately 40 small-magnitude earthquakes (all smaller than M2.5) were detected beneath the upper elevations of Mauna Loa. Most of the earthquakes occurred at shallow to intermediate depths of less than 10 km (~6 miles) below ground level. ... [more]
 

Mauna Loa volcano

Shield volcano 4170 m / 13,681 ft, Big Island, Hawai'i, 19.48°N / -155.61°W
Nearby recent earthquakes (within 30km radius):

Earthquake list: past 7 days (only M>=-0.8) (12 quakes)

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Earthquake depth plot Updated: Mon, 18 Nov 14:04 UTC (GMT)
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocationMapSource
Sun, 17 Nov 2019
Sun, 17 Nov 20:03 UTCM 2.2 / 3.7 km - [info]Mauna Loa (5 km) - Big Island, Hawai'i 21km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii (USA)
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USGS
Sun, 17 Nov 09:24 UTCM 1.8 / 2.7 km - [info]Mauna Loa (10 km) - Big Island, Hawai'i 24km NW of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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USGS
Sun, 17 Nov 06:09 UTCM 2.1 / 7.6 km - [info]Mauna Loa (13 km) - Big Island, Hawai'i 25km N of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
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USGS
Sat, 16 Nov 2019
Sat, 16 Nov 04:00 UTCM 1.7 / 0.9 km - [info]Mauna Loa (4 km) - Big Island, Hawai'i 26km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii (USA)
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USGS
Fri, 15 Nov 2019
Fri, 15 Nov 15:07 UTCM 0.5 / 1.6 km - [info]Mauna Loa (1 km) - Big Island, Hawai'i 27km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii (USA)
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USGS
Thu, 14 Nov 2019
Thu, 14 Nov 21:39 UTCM 1.8 / 1.5 km - [info]Mauna Loa (3 km) - Big Island, Hawai'i Hawaii region, Hawaii (USA)
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USGS
Thu, 14 Nov 16:29 UTCM 2.3 / 38.3 km - [info]Mauna Loa (21 km) - Big Island, Hawai'i 23km NW of Volcano, Hawaii (USA)
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USGS
Wed, 13 Nov 2019
Wed, 13 Nov 23:12 UTCM 2.3 / 17.4 km - [info]Mauna Loa (5 km) - Big Island, Hawai'i 32km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii (USA)
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USGS
Wed, 13 Nov 21:20 UTCM 2.2 / 0.3 km - [info]Mauna Loa (3 km) - Big Island, Hawai'i 28km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii (USA)
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USGS
Tue, 12 Nov 2019
Tue, 12 Nov 05:13 UTCM 1.3 / 1.3 km - [info]Mauna Loa (1 km) - Big Island, Hawai'i 28km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii (USA)
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USGS
Mon, 11 Nov 2019
Mon, 11 Nov 22:57 UTCM 2.0 / 1.8 km - [info]Mauna Loa (2 km) - Big Island, Hawai'i 29km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii (USA)
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USGS
Mon, 11 Nov 22:40 UTCM 1.7 / 2.2 km - [info]Mauna Loa (1 km) - Big Island, Hawai'i 27km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii (USA)
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USGS
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 8.7*10^8 J (243 KWh / 0.209 tons of TNT) [learn more]

Earthquake statistics

Number of earthquakes vs time:

Past 24 hrs:
Number of quakes and energy past 24 hours
Past 30 days:
Number of quakes and energy past 30 days
Past 90 days:
Number of quakes vs time
Magnitude distribution and energy released:
Past 24 hrs:
Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude past 24 hrs Magnitudes of quakes and energy vs time past 24 hrs
Past 7 days:
Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude past 7 days Magnitudes of quakes and energy vs time past 7 days
Past 30 days:
Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude past 30 days Magnitudes of quakes and energy vs time past 30 days
 

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