Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
3-19 Sep 2020: Volcanoes of Java - Java (Indonesia)
19-26 Sep 2020: Pearl of the Aegean - Santorini - Santorini Island (Greece)
10-18 Oct 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
14-27 Nov 2020: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Random pictures
Mauna Loa volcano
Shield volcano 4170 m / 13,681 ft
Big Island, Hawai'i, 19.48°N / -155.61°W
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
Mauna Loa webcams / live data | Reports
Mauna Loa volcano books | Tours
Mauna Loa volcano eruptions:
1832, 1843, 1849, 1851, 1852, 1855-56, 1859, 1865-66, 1868, 1870(?), 1871, 1872, 1873, 1873-74, 1875, 1876, 1877, 1879, 1880, 1880-81, 1887, 1892, 1896, 1899, 1903, 1907, 1914-15, 1916, 1919, 1926, 1933, 1935-36, 1940, 1950, 1975, 1984
Typical eruption style:
Dominantly effusive.
Last earthquakes nearby
Mauna Loa volcano tours
Hawaii - Birthplace of Islands (14 days walking and study tour to Oahu, Kauai, Maui, Hawai'i)

Latest satellite images

Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
Booking.com
 

Volcano news: Mauna Loa volcano (Big Island, Hawaii)

Mauna Loa volcano (Big Island, Hawaii): weekly volcanic activity report 29 May-4 Jun 2020

Friday Jun 05, 2020 08:01 AM | BY: MARTIN

Middle part of Southwest Rift Zone at Mauna Loa volcano (image: HVO)
Middle part of Southwest Rift Zone at Mauna Loa volcano (image: HVO)
During the past week the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) recorded 65 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. The largest earthquake was with magnitude M 3.2 event that occurred below the volcano's Southwest Rift Zone on 2 June.
Slow summit inflation continues to be detected by the GPS, consistent with magma supply to the volcano's shallow storage system.
Gas concentrations and fumarole temperatures remain stable.
Source: Hawaiian Volcano Observatory volcano activity update 5 June 2020
Previous news
Southwest Rift Zone at Mauna Loa volcano (image: HVO)
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
During the past week the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) recorded 63 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. ... [more]
Saturday, May 16, 2020
The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) recorded 92 small-magnitude earthquakes on Mauna Loa’s summit and upper-elevations. Most of these earthquakes occurred at shallow depths of less than 8 kilometers (~5 miles) below sea level. Slow summit inflation continues which HVO claim is “consistent with magma supply to the volcano's shallow storage system.” Gas concentrations and fumarole temperatures remain stable. [more]
Southwest Rift Zone at Mauna Loa volcano (image: HVO)
Friday, May 15, 2020
During the past week the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) recorded 92 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. ... [more]
Southwest Rift Zone at Mauna Loa volcano (image: HVO)
Monday, May 11, 2020
During the past week the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) recorded 74 small-magnitude earthquakes on the volcano's summit and upper-elevation flanks. Most of these earthquakes occurred at shallow depths of less than 8 kilometers (~5 miles) below ground level. ... [more]
Southwest Rift Zone at Mauna Loa volcano (image: HVO)
Friday, May 01, 2020
During the past week the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) recorded 62 small-magnitude earthquakes on the volcano's summit and upper-elevation flanks. Most of these earthquakes occurred at shallow depths of less than 8 kilometers (~5 miles) below ground level. ... [more]

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

 
Subpages:
News
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.
Home | Travel | Destinations | Volcanoes | Photos | Earthquakes | About | Glossary | News | Contact | Privacy | Imprint || Français | Deutsch
Follow us: