“Whopping” number of earthquakes shake around Hawaii volcano

HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK, Hawaii: A large number of earthquakes has been rattling the Volcano area on Hawaii Island over the last few days. The quakes have been small, with no damage reported. Still, a handful of those temblors have been 3.0 magnitude and over.

The USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory’s “Recent Earthquakes in Hawaii” page shows a constant swarm of quakes surrounding the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, home of the active Kilauea Volcano. We took a screen grab of the screen of the USGS HVO earthquake page, and it shows the long list stretching all the way back to Friday, June 1st.

16 earthquakes have already registered on the list before noon on Tuesday, Hawaii time.

On Tuesday, the HVO staff makes mention of the quakes on their Kilauea volcano update page:

The GPS network recorded weak extension overall for the past few months with superimposed contraction and extension fluctuations corresponding to DI tilt events. Seismic tremor levels were generally low, decreasing from a peak around 11 am Sunday. A whopping thirty-three earthquakes were strong enough to be located beneath Kilauea volcano: 4 deep earthquakes below the southwest rift zone, 3 beneath the west edge of the summit area, 7 within and below the upper east rift, 1 north of the middle east rift zone, 7 on south flank faults, and 11 mostly shallow long-period (LP) earthquakes within the Koa`e Fault Zone beneath the Kulanaokuaiki Camp Ground; a quick check this morning showed no obvious new cracking on the surface near the campground.

The rise of the Kilauea summit lava lake level in Halemaumau crater continued with several overflows of the inner ledge. At Pu`u `O`o, scientists report lava also rose within the east collapse pit; to the southeast, lava flows continued to advance on the coastal plain.

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  1. Irbble Skibbibble

    Travis Delimont I was about to congratulate you on your scientific knowledge and showing who’s from Hawaii and who’s not, and I still do so, but it’s spelled Perigee, not parigy.

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  2. Travis Delimont

    I’d only heard the word in lectures and never seen it spelled out… looks like the the internet isn’t always a good way to spell check haha

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  3. ann jones

    Revelations 6:14

    “And every island fled away, and the mountains were not found.”

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  4. the_Shock

    Listen My Brothers and Sisters,

    My wife and I were on the big island last month. I felt a presence on the island, is wasn’t good. We went to visit our auntie who wasn’t doing so good. She died the third day. The family made fun of us praying for her and, singing songs to her. They said we were demons. We left at 10:00PM and went to the hotel. Latter that night at 2:00am (that was the time my wife said she was going to go home and see Jesus) they heard singing and a choir sound coming from her room, they posted on facebook the next day, that it scared them, they thought it was angles from heaven. Tell me that angels don’t exist, I won’t believe you.

    What does this have to do with earthquakes you may ask. In the Last Day’s that this will happen. When Israel became a nation in 1948, that started the clock. This generation that lived to see that event would not pass away before the return of our Lord “Yeshua”, “Jesus, the messiah” return to set up his kingdom here on earth. That those who choose to believe in Him would rule and reign with Him for a thousand years, then the devil would be released one more time. After that last and final battle he ( the devil ) would be thrown into the lake of fire for ever.

    There is too much ice and pacalolo going around, that has conjured up the evil spirits on the islands. Let me tell you they are real and it’s getting ready to hit the fan. Better get ready and repent and get your heart right with your Savior He is coming back soon. NO more ice in Paradise! Mahalo, the Shock……….. ( : )0

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