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June 14, 2018

Explosive Eruptions Continue at Kīlauea, 5.4 Quake Overnight

Since the onset of the recent eruptive activity in May, there have been dozens of seismic events that have prompted statements from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.
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June 06, 2018

No Tsunami After Series of Small Earthquakes Off Hamakua Coast

Further analysis separated the earthquakes which were all less than 4.0 in magnitude
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June 05, 2018

NO Tsunami Threat After 5.5 Quake at Kilauea Summit

There is NO tsunami threat to Hawaii after a 5.5 (preliminary magnitude 5.6) earthquake reported at 4:32 a.m. on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 in the Summit Region of the Kilauea Volcano, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. #MauiNowNews #Kilauea #volcano
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June 04, 2018

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park Approaches Fourth Week of Closure

On Sunday, June 3, a magnitude 5.5 earthquake rattled the summit area at 3:50 p.m., cracking the overlook deck at Jaggar Museum. Over the weekend, the US Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reported more than 500 earthquakes in a 24-hour period – the most ever measured by HVO scientists.
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June 03, 2018

No Tsunami After 5.5 Earthquake at Kīlauea Summit

There is NO tsunami threat to Hawaii after a 5.5 (preliminary magnitude 5.8) earthquake reported at 3:51 p.m. on Sunday, June 3, 2018, in the summit region of the Kīlauea volcano, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.
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May 29, 2018

Volcano Update: Explosion Releases Ash 15,000 Ft High, 4.5 Earthquake Overnight

The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that an ash eruption at Kīlauea summit occurred overnight at around 2 a.m. on Tuesday, May 29, 2018.
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May 24, 2018

Methane Rises From Volcano Cracks Creating Blue Flames

Authorities say methane gas can seep into subsurface voids and explode when heated, or as shown in this video, emerge from cracks in the ground several feet away from the lava.
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May 17, 2018

Larger Steam Driven Explosions Possible at Kīlauea Volcano

Authorities reflected upon the eruptive activity in 1924, saying it involved a series of explosions. Scientists say they are in it for the long haul.
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May 17, 2018

Earthquake Causes Road Cracks, Structural Damage at Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park

Building up to today's steam explosion at the summit of Kīlauea, yesterday's earthquake activity at the location caused noticeable damage.
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May 16, 2018

Second Summit Quake in Three Hours, No Tsunami Expected

There is no tsunami threat following a second earthquake at the summit region of the Kīlauea Volcano in three hours. The first was measured at 4.4, and the...
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May 12, 2018

Presidential Disaster Declaration Granted for Hawai‘i

The disaster declaration means that federal assistance will be available for public facilities damaged by the Kīlauea volcanic eruption and earthquakes.
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May 08, 2018

Volcanic Activity Paused at All 12 Fissures

Volcanic activity at Kīlauea's East Rift Zone eruption in the Leilani Subdivision had paused at all 12 fissures, but hazardous fumes continue to be released.
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May 05, 2018

Hawai‘i Volcano Eruption Update: Fuming, Rumbling Precedes Large Quake

The Kīlauea eruption continues on Hawaiʻi Island with several new fissures reported over the last 24 hours.  The new lava outbreaks resulted in "copious amounts
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May 04, 2018

Hawai‘i Tourism Authority: Volcano Impact Limited to Remote Region

The Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority is assuring travelers that the impact from the recent volcanic eruption on Hawaiʻi Island is "limited to a remote region..."
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May 04, 2018

6.9 Earthquake is Strongest in Hawai‘i in 40+ Years

There is no tsunami expected after a 6.9 (preliminary magnitude 6.0) earthquake reported at 12:33 p.m. HST on Friday, May 4, 2018. This comes after a 5.4 earthquake (prelim 5.6) reported an hour earlier at 11:32 a.m.
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