HVO Press Releases

Press Releases

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Press Releases are issued to the local news media when a significant change occurs that affects the active vent or seismic activity.
Current Press Releases

July 22, 2016: Magnitude-4.3 earthquake northwest of Captain Cook, Island of Hawaiʻi

April 1, 2016: Magnitude-4.7 offshore earthquake north of Hawai‘i and east of Maui

March 20, 2016: Magnitude-4.6 earthquake southwest of Waimea, Island of Hawaiʻi

February 12, 2016: Magnitude-4.1 earthquake on Kīlauea Volcano's south flank

September 17, 2015: USGS Volcano Alert Level for Mauna Loa Elevated from Normal to Advisory Status


For more USGS press releases in Hawaii and the U.S., see USGS Newsroom.