Maunaloa volcano (Big Island, Hawaii) activity updates and news

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Fri, 16 Apr 2021, 18:20
This InSAR interferogram shows the overall inflation of Mauna Loa’s summit that occurred from November 2020 to March 2021. It also shows several fringes (color cycles) consistent with subsidence inside Moku‘āweoweo caldera and related to a shallow earthquake that was recorded on March 6, 2021. The red circles show the locations of earthquakes associated with that event as determined by HVO’s seismic network. (Image: USGS-HVO)
Unlike her neighbor Kīlauea to the south, Maunaloa is not erupting, and yet has been arguably more visible in the mainstream news this past month. Read all
Wed, 31 Mar 2021, 10:59
Upper part of Mauna Loa SW rift zone (image: HVO)
Another series of a seismic swarm occurred beneath the northwest flank of volcano's summit as the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) noted. Read all
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