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April 17, 2023 — Kīlauea Seismic Imaging Project Begins

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A clear view across Kaluapele (Kīlauea summit caldera) on April 17, 2023, taken from Kūpinaʻi Pali (Waldron Ledge) on Crater Rim Trail in Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park. Over the next two months, 1,800 seismic nodes (small earthquake-detecting devices) will be temporarily positioned on the ground surface of Kīlauea's summit region as part of the Kīlauea Seismic Imaging Project. More information about this project is available at this webpage:…. USGS image by K. Mulliken.


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