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Eruption update:
Recent earthquakes under Mauna Loa volcano
Wednesday, Sep 18, 2013
A small earthquake swarm occurred last week under the volcano. During 5-7 September, HVO detected about 350 small earthquakes up to magnitude 2.4 in a tightly clustered area at about 7 km depth west of the summit caldera. Only about 25 were strong enough to be located (map). ... [more]

Monday, Sep 09, 2013
In the past few weeks activity in Kalapana has gradually diminished and entered a pause yesterday, while lava has become more active in the remote region north of Pu`u `O`o during the same timeframe. Pressure levels are still high on the summit and east rift zone. [more]
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