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super-volcano, calderas 2805 m / 9,203 feet
Wyoming, USA, 44.43°N / -110.67°W
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Yellowstone volcano: activity updates

Yellowstone volcano (Wyoming, USA) activity update: occasional small earthquake swarms

Sunday Oct 07, 2012 10:05 AM | BY: T

Current seismic signal b207 station (Univ. Utah / USGS)
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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