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December 12, 2023—Summary map of unrest at Kīlauea Volcano

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This map shows recent unrest at Kīlauea volcano. Yellow circles denote earthquake locations from November 11–December 12, 2023, as recorded by HVO seismometers. Unlike previous maps of unrest in October and November, this one shows a new locus of seismicity in an area known as the East Rift connector. Seismicity continues along the Southwest Rift Zone, but at lower rates than previously observed. Colored fringes denote areas of ground deformation from November 11–December 4, as measured by satellite radar. Each color cycle represents 1.5 cm (0.6 in) of ground motion toward the satellite, indicating uplift associated with magma accumulation.


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