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

March 23, 2017: Magnitude 4.4 Earthquake on Kīlauea Volcano’s south flank

March 9, 2017: Magnitude-4.2 earthquake north of Moloka‘i

March 5, 2017: Flurry of earthquakes on Kīlauea Volcano's upper East Rift Zone

February 17, 2017: Magnitude 4.6 earthquake northwest of the Island of Hawaiʻi

December 18, 2016: Magnitude-4.5 earthquake south of Island of Hawaiʻi


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