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Daily updates about ongoing eruptions, recent images and videos of summit and East Rift Zone volcanic activity, maps, and data about recent earthquakes in Hawaii are posted on the HVO website. 

Volcano Watch is a weekly article and activity update written by U.S. Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists and colleagues.

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Photo and Video Chronology – Hawaiian Volcano Observatory – February 2, 2023

HVO scientists collect detailed data to assess hazards and understand how the eruption is evolving at Kīlauea's summit, all of which are shared with...

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Volcano Watch — Deep electrical studies of Kīlauea complete the circuit in 2023

This new year is the final year of Kīlauea volcano projects funded by the Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act of 2019 (H.R...

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Photo and Video Chronology – Hawaiian Volcano Observatory – January 31, 2023

HVO scientists collect detailed data to assess hazards and understand how the eruption is evolving at Kīlauea's summit, all of which are shared with...

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Photo and Video Chronology – Hawaiian Volcano Observatory – January 27, 2023

HVO scientists collect detailed data to assess hazards and understand how the eruption is evolving at Kīlauea's summit, all of which are shared with...

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Photo and Video Chronology – Hawaiian Volcano Observatory – January 26, 2023

HVO scientists collect detailed data to assess hazards and understand how the eruption is evolving at Kīlauea's summit, all of which are shared with...

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Volcano Watch — Kīlauea gets weighed in

Measurements of gravity can be used to determine how mass is distributed beneath a volcano. Microgravity surveys can measure changes in the subsurface...

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Photo and Video Chronology – Hawaiian Volcano Observatory – January 24, 2023

HVO scientists collect detailed data to assess hazards and understand how the eruption is evolving at Kīlauea's summit, all of which are shared with...

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Photo and Video Chronology – Hawaiian Volcano Observatory – January 17, 2023

HVO scientists collect detailed data to assess hazards and understand how the eruption is evolving at Kīlauea's summit, all of which are shared with...

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Announcing Volcano Awareness Month 2023 Programs

The USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) announces the Volcano Awareness Month 2023 schedule of programs. HVO, in cooperation with Hawai‘i...

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Volcano Watch — Newberry Volcano is an impressive but unappreciated giant

Newberry Volcano is one of the largest and most hazardous active volcanoes in the United States. It is designated a “very high threat” volcano in a...

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Volcano Watch — Seismologists shed light on processes occurring deep beneath Pāhala

Pāhala, a town located in the southeast part of the Island of Hawai‘i, lies above the state’s most seismically active area. In the last 5 years, the...

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Photo and Video Chronology – Hawaiian Volcano Observatory – January 11, 2023

HVO scientists collect detailed data to assess hazards and understand how the eruption is evolving at Kīlauea's summit, all of which are shared with...

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