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Yellowstone volcano: activity updates
Sat, 4 Jun 2016, 09:32
The activity at the caldera (seismicity, deformation, degassing etc) remains at normal levels. Despite continuing rumors and fear-mongering media (unsupported by facts), there is currently no sign to believe that the so-called "supervolcano" is about to erupt violently anytime soon. ...more
Mon, 31 Mar 2014, 17:57
The recent earthquakes at Yellowstone
A magnitude 4.8 earthquake at shallow 7 km depth occurred yesterday morning with an epicenter located 4 miles north-northeast of Norris Geyser Basin in Yellowstone National Park. It was the largest quake since 1980 and occurred near the center of a region of recent ground uplift. ...more
Fri, 2 Aug 2013, 10:43
The famous Steamboat Geyser erupted again during the past night breaking a 8 years period of dormancy. Known as the currently largest geyser in the world, its jets are known to reach up to 90 m height. ...more
Fri, 4 Jan 2013, 07:18
During the month of December 2012, the University of Utah reports 101 earthquakes were located in the Yellowstone National Park region with a notable increase of earthquake swarms. ...more
Fri, 2 Nov 2012, 08:42
Time and depth of quakes at Yellowstone during Oct 2012
Yellowstone earthquake activity remains at background levels. ...more
Sun, 7 Oct 2012, 10:05
Current seismic signal b207 station (Univ. Utah / USGS)
A small earthquake swarm occurred under the Yellowstone caldera. The quakes are few and very small and no indicator of an impending eruption. It completely falls under what is normal behavior of an active caldera.
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