Did You Feel That?

Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park


Thousands of earthquakes happen in Hawai`i every year. Occasionally, large earthquakes can cause significant damage or tsunamis. Join USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory Seismic Network Manager Brian Shiro and learn about what’s shaking in our state. Learn about different types of earthquakes, how we monitor them in Hawai`i, and how scientists use these signals to mitigate hazards.