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May 23, 2023 — Vibroseis at Kīlauea

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Another aerial view of the Vibroseis truck near Maunaulu in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. The truck is generating seismic signals that will help to provide a new detailed view of shallow subsurface structures and the magma system beneath Kīlauea volcano’s summit. This will be the first scientific study with the potential to produce a detailed image of how magma is stored and moves beneath the summit. More information about the project is available here:…. Pauahi crater is visible in the background of the image. USGS image by K. Mulliken.


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