Maunaloa volcano update: decreased alert status to Green following calm period
Fri, 17 Mar 2023, 06:04 06:04 AM | BY: MARTIN
Moku‘Āweoweo caldera from the NW rim (image: HVO)
The volcano has remained at calm stage since the effusive eruption ended on 13 December, 2022.
Snow-covered Maunaloa and Kilauea (right) as seen from space on 8 March (image: Sentinel-2)
The number of earthquakes beneath the edifice has returned to background levels.
An inflation continues to be registered as magma refills the upper magma chamber.
Thus, the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory is lowering the Volcanic Alert Level to "Green".
Source: Hawaiian Volcano Observatory volcano activity update 17 March 2023
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