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Date published: July 3, 2020

USGS HVO Press Release—Magnitude-4.3 earthquake under Kīlauea Volcano's south flank

The U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) recorded a magnitude-4.3 earthquake located beneath Kīlauea Volcano's south flank on Friday, July 3, at 2:19 p.m., HST.

Date published: July 3, 2020

USGS HVO Press Release—Magnitude-4.6 earthquake on Kīlauea Volcano’s south flank

The U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) recorded a magnitude-4.6 earthquake located beneath Kīlauea Volcano's south flank on Thursday, July 2, at 11:20 p.m., HST.

Date published: July 2, 2020

Volcano Watch—Tech talk part 2: Schematic diagram of one HVO technician's position

Last week's "Volcano Watch" article introduced the role of "technician" at the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO). This week, we present the introspective of Steven Fuke's life (schematic diagram) as an "electronics technician" at HVO through his experiences,...

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