Volcano Watch: The missing slow slip events on Kilauea’s south flank
By hawaiian volcano observatory special to west hawaii today | Sunday, February 26, 2023, 12:05 a.m.
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The top panel is from before the 2018 Kilauea eruption and shows two steps corresponding to slow slip events (SSEs). The bottom panel is from after 2018 and shows no evidence of step-like motion indicative of SSEs, although the slight curve does suggest that a post-eruption increase in seaward motion is slowly returning to background. The inset photo is of the KAEP instrument site, on Kilauea’s south flank. (USGS plots/HVO)