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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:
Earthquakes under Manua Loa during the past week (image: HVO / USGS)
Wednesday, Jul 03, 2019
The alert level for the volcano has been raised to yellow two days ago. This doesn't mean that an eruption is expected to occur in a near future, but acknowledges that the volcano is currently preparing itself for its next eruption, which will come, sooner or later, but currently without possibility to indicate a specific time frame. ... [more]
5-years trend of inflation of Mauna Loa volcano (image: HVO / USGS)
Saturday, Jun 08, 2019
The Hawaiian volcano observatory (HVO) reported a slight increase in tiny earthquakes at shallow depths beneath the summit caldera as well as continuing trend of inflation. However, even though these are likely long-term precursors of the volcano preparing itself for its next eruption, current unrest does not merit an increase of the official alert level (green), and no eruption is expected in the near to medium-term future (weeks to months). ... [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) (8 quakes)

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Earthquake depth plotUpdated: Mon, 19 Aug 16:38 UTC (GMT)
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocationMapSource
Mon, 19 Aug 2019
Mon, 19 Aug 10:23 UTCM 1.9 / 4.7 km - [info]Mauna Loa (16 km) - Big Island, Hawai'i 23km W of Volcano, Hawaii (USA)
[Map]
USGS
Sun, 18 Aug 2019
Sun, 18 Aug 23:53 UTCM 2.4 / 0.6 km - [info]Mauna Loa (5 km) - Big Island, Hawai'i 26km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii (USA)
[Map]
USGS
Sun, 18 Aug 21:08 UTCM 2.0 / 42.6 km - [info]Mauna Loa (16 km) - Big Island, Hawai'i 22km N of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
[Map]
USGS
Sun, 18 Aug 18:14 UTCM 1.9 / 4.6 km - [info]Mauna Loa (19 km) - Big Island, Hawai'i 17km N of Pahala, Hawaii (USA)
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 17 Aug 2019
Sat, 17 Aug 17:10 UTCM 1.7 / 2.2 km - [info]Mauna Loa (3 km) - Big Island, Hawai'i 30km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii (USA)
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 17 Aug 03:07 UTCM 2.3 / 1.6 km - [info]Mauna Loa (11 km) - Big Island, Hawai'i 29km WNW of Volcano, Hawaii (USA)
[Map]
USGS
Thu, 15 Aug 2019
Thu, 15 Aug 13:02 UTCM 1.7 / 0.1 km - [info]Mauna Loa (6 km) - Big Island, Hawai'i 24km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii (USA)
[Map]
USGS
Thu, 15 Aug 06:38 UTCM 1.9 / 2.8 km - [info]Mauna Loa (23 km) - Big Island, Hawai'i 26km NW of Volcano, Hawaii (USA)
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USGS
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 6.7*10^8 J (186 KWh / 0.16 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 hrsMagnitudes of quakes and energy vs time past 24 hrs
Past 7 days:
Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude past 7 daysMagnitudes of quakes and energy vs time past 7 days
Past 30 days:
Number of quakes and energy vs magnitude past 30 daysMagnitudes of quakes and energy vs time past 30 days
 

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