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May 3, 2023 — USGS scientist hiking on Kīlauea

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This week, USGS Volcano Science Center scientists from other locations are helping the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory to deploy the 1,800 seismic nodes (small earthquake-detecting devices) across Kīlauea summit region. The dense network of nodes will allow us to collect data that will help us understand what is below the summit of Kīlauea, including fault structures and bodies of magma. USGS image by B. Meyers.


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