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

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

June 27, 2015: Magnitude 5.2 earthquake southeast of Kīlauea Volcano's summit

May 9, 2015: Magnitude 4.5 Earthquake North of Nāʻālehu

April 5, 2015: Magnitude 4.5 Earthquake Northwest of Kailua-Kona

February 11, 2015: New Study Looks at How People Cope with Vog

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