Rapid Deformation of the South Flank of Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii

@article{Owen1995RapidDO,
  title={Rapid Deformation of the South Flank of Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii},
  author={Susan E. Owen and Paul Segall and Jeffery T. Freymueller and A Mikijus and Roger P Denlinger and Th{\'o}ra {\'A}rnad{\'o}ttir and M. Sako and Roland B{\"u}rgmann},
  journal={Science},
  year={1995},
  volume={267},
  pages={1328 - 1332}
}
The south flank of Kilauea volcano has experienced two large [magnitude (M) 7.2 and M 6.1] earthquakes in the past two decades. Global Positioning System measurements conducted between 1990 and 1993 reveal seaward displacements of Kilauea's central south flank at rates of up to about 10 centimeters per year. In contrast, the northern side of the volcano and the distal ends of the south flank did not displace significantly. The observations can be explained by slip on a low-angle fault beneath… Expand
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