Recent Activity at Loihi Volcano

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Events in 2005

Geologic Activity and Research at Loihi
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SMALL EARTHQUAKE SWARM RATTLES LOIHI IN DEC 2005
    The USGS-ANSS (Advanced National Seismic System) reports that small swarm of about 100 quakes (the largest 3 were about 4 magnitude and between 12 and 28 km deep) occured beneath Loihi on Dec. 7 2005. A more recent quake (estimated magnitude of 4.7) occured on 18 Jan 2006, roughly midway between the Loihi and Pahala (on the S. Coast of the Big Island).

LARGEST EARTHQUAKEs TO HIT LOIHI IN 2005....
    The USGS-ANSS reported that magnitude 5.1 and 5.4 quakes occurred beneath Loihi on 13 May and 17 July (both at 44 Km depth), and a magnitude 4.3 quake occurred on 23 April at about 33 km depth).

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