Hilo 66°
View Full Weather Forecast
WHILE YOU WERE AWAY:
    No New Story/Video Updates Since Your Last Visit. Here are the most recent updates:
TAG: usgs
AD
December 04, 2018

UPDATE: Tsunami Threat Has Passed

Hawai‘i may receive some tidal action due to the 7.6-M Earthquake in the Loyalty Islands.
Read More
October 31, 2018

PHOTOS: Kīlauea Volcano’s Summit

The U.S. Geological Survey released these photos of the summit of Kīlauea on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018.
Read More
October 25, 2018

VOLCANO WATCH: Events Mark a Watershed for Volcano Science

The 2018 summit collapse and Lower East Rift Zone eruption at Kīlauea Volcano were dramatic and, for many Island of Hawaiʻi residents, tragic events.
Read More
October 24, 2018

2018 U.S. Volcanic Threat Assessment Released

The United States is one of Earth's most volcanically active countries with 161 young, active volcanoes within its borders.
Read More
October 18, 2018

VOLCANO WATCH: Volcanic Ash Raised New Concerns

Kīlauea hazard assessments include analyses of salts on volcanic ash.
Read More
October 10, 2018

Kuril Islands Earthquake, No Tsunami Threat to Hawai‘i

The USGS reported that a 6.8-magnitude earthquake occurred in the Kuril Islands on Oct. 10, 2018, at 1:16 p.m.
Read More
August 15, 2018

UPDATE: Eruption Paused or Pau? Puna Residents Continue Life in Limbo

Emergency officials answered questions posed by the community during the Puna meeting at the Pāhoa High School Cafeteria on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.
Read More
July 30, 2018

4 PM: New Map Released

This news story will be updated throughout the day as new information becomes available and new articles will be added to the website’s “News” section. 
Read More
July 29, 2018

5 PM: Lava Approximately .1 Miles From Pohoiki Boat Ramp

This news story will be updated throughout the day as new information becomes available and new articles will be added to the website’s “News” section. 
Read More
July 28, 2018

PHOTOS: Kīlauea Summit & Lower East Rift Zone

The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory U.S. Geological Survey issued a status report on Saturday, July 28, 2018, at 10:16 a.m.
Read More
July 28, 2018

HVO Assesses Kilauea’s Explosions, Surges & Pulses

After a collapse explosion at the summit, there is some evidence of a surge from Fissure 8.
Read More
May 31, 2018

SO2 & Ash Concerns Addressed at Ka‘ū Community Meeting

Emergency officials held a meeting in Ka‘ū to address the ash and amplified sulfur dioxide (SO2) levels in the are downwind of Halemaʻumaʻu Crater on May 30.
Read More
May 28, 2018

4.4 Magnitude Earthquake, No Tsunami Threat

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports the earthquake that occurred at approximately 5:42 p.m was not large enough to cause a tsunami for the Island of Hawai‘i.
Read More
May 25, 2018

4.0 Magnitude Earthquake at Kīlauea Summit; No Tsunami Generated

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports the earthquake that occurred at approximately 12:44 p.m. was NOT large enough to cause a tsunami for the Island of Hawai‘i.
Read More
May 16, 2018

USGS: Threat of Even Larger Steam-Driven Violent Explosion

The U.S. Geological Survey announces that with ash eruptions occurring from Kīlauea's summit this week, there is a threat of an even larger steam-driven violent explosion.
Read More
^
Close (×)