Magnetic Noise Preceding the August 1971 Summit Eruption of Kilauea Volcano

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Science  31 Mar 1972:
Vol. 175, Issue 4029, pp. 1457-1458
DOI: 10.1126/science.175.4029.1457


During the course of an electromagnetic survey about Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, an unusual amount of low-frequency noise was observed at one recording location. Several weeks later an eruption occurred very close to this site. The high noise level appeared to be associated in some way with the impending eruption.