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super-volcano, calderas 2805 m / 9,203 feet
Wyoming, USA, 44.43°N / -110.67°W
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5)
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1350 BC ± 200 years
caldera-forming eruptions 70,000 BP, 160,000 BP, and 640,000 years ago (BP)
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Yellowstone volcano: activity updates

Yellowstone volcano (USA): Steambot Geyser eruption

Friday Aug 02, 2013 10:43 AM | BY: T

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.
It is located in the Norris Basis in the northern part of Yellowstone. Its eruptions are very irregular, with intervals ranging between several weeks (29 eruptions in 1964) to decades (record was 50 years pause with no eruption).
Previous news
Friday, Jan 04, 2013
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]
Time and depth of quakes at Yellowstone during Oct 2012
Friday, Nov 02, 2012
Yellowstone earthquake activity remains at background levels. ... [more]
Current seismic signal b207 station (Univ. Utah / USGS)
Sunday, Oct 07, 2012
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. [more]

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