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October 27, 2017

Volcano Watch: Maps Identify Lava Inundation Zones for Mauna Loa

An eruption on Mauna Loa is not imminent, but it will erupt again someday. When it does, many people, including emergency responders, will need to know which areas are threatened with lava inundation.
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October 26, 2017

3.4M Earthquake Shakes East of Honaunau-Napo‘opo‘o

As of 12:34 p.m., no one has reported feeling the earthquake, according to USGS’s Send your felt report via USGS’s “Did You Feel it?” website.
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October 23, 2017

New Video on Kīlauea’s Summit Eruption Now Online

USGS has produced a documentary to tell the story of the eruption, and to share imagery of the inaccessible lava lake with the public.
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May 18, 2017

HVO’s Website Makeover is More than Skin Deep

The new website features interactive maps that display earthquake and monitoring data and you can view near-real-time data streams across all monitored volcanoes
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March 05, 2017

Flurry of 31 Earthquakes at Kīlauea Volcano

A sequence of 31 earthquakes over a period of about 42 minutes starting just before 6 a.m. HST Sunday morning, March 5, 2017, according to the USGS/HVO.
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December 18, 2016

Magnitude 4.5 Earthquake South of Island of Hawaiʻi

Today’s Big Island earthquake occurred about 43 miles southwest of Lō‘ihi, and was not caused by activity on that submarine volcano. The depth, location, and recorded seismic waves of the earthquake suggest a source due to bending of the oceanic plate from the weight of the Hawaiian island chain.
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December 09, 2016

No Tsunami Threat From Today’s Solomon Island Quake

A destructive Pacific-wide Tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawai‘i from today's 6.9 magnitude (preliminary measurement) earthquake...
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May 26, 2016

New Puʻu ʻŌʻō Breakouts Remain Active

The two new lava flows that broke out from Puʻu ʻŌʻō on May 24 remain active.
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April 05, 2016

3.5M Earthquake Shakes East of Honaunau-Napoopoo

A 3.5 magnitude earthquake was registered by the United States Geological Survey at 11:26 a.m. Tuesday, about 16 miles east of Honaunau-Napoopoo.
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April 05, 2016

3.4M Earthquake Shakes Near Volcano

At 8:04 a.m., the earthquake shook about four miles southwest from Volcano at a depth of 1.5 miles.
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March 31, 2016

No Tsunami Threat Following 4.4M Quake

According to PTWC, the earthquake occurred Thursday at 11:45 p.m. Hawai’i time.
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March 31, 2016

3.0M Earthquake Near Honoka’a

The United States Geological Survey reports the earthquake took place at 1:37 p.m., seven miles north-northwest of Honoka'a at a depth of 8.9 miles.
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March 30, 2016

3.8M Earthquakes Shakes the Big Island Early Wednesday

The United States Geological Survey reported the quake at 3:10 a.m., 22 miles southeast of Pahala.
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March 28, 2016

No Tsunami Generated from Maui Earthquake

According to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, the 3.6 magnitude earthquake was centered in West Maui. It occurred at 4:04 a.m.
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March 18, 2016

3.2M Earthquake Shakes the Big Island Friday

The United States Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that the earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.5 miles, about 16 miles east of Honaunau-Napoopoo.
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