Articles tagged "yellowstone activity"

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YVO Monthly Update: M5.7 earthquake near Salt Lake City and M6.5 in Idaho not related to Yellowstone volcano

It's been an eventful month for seismic activity in the western United States, with a M5.7 earthquake near Salt Lake City, Utah, on March 18, and a M6.5 in central Idaho on March 31, the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory said in their monthly update released April...

April 01, 2020

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Yellowstone's Steamboat Geyser smashes previous record of eruptions for a calendar year

Yellowstone's Steamboat Geyser kept up its increased activity in December 2019, with water eruptions on 8th, 18th, and 26th. This brings the total number of eruptions for 2019 to 48 and smashes the previous record of eruptions for a calendar year set in 2018...

January 02, 2020

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Yellowstone's Steamboat geyser continues smashing records, annual eruptions record expected to fall this summer

Yellowstone's Steamboat geyser continued smashing record in June 2019. At this rate, the annual record for eruptions will fall this summer. During the month, 7 water eruptions occurred, on June 1, 7, 12, 15, 19, 23, and 28, bringing the total number of eruptions...

July 02, 2019

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September was a month of hydrothermal activity at Yellowstone

September was a month of hydrothermal activity at Yellowstone, the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory said in their monthly update released October 1, 2018. Steamboat geyser experienced water eruptions on September 1, 7, 12, 17, 24, and 30, bringing the total number of...

October 01, 2018


Yellowstone volcano super hoax

The Yellowstone Supervolcano may erupt without warning. An eruption of the massive calderas would effect Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming, even potentially having worldwide effects. That being said, there is absolutely no evidence supporting its impending eruption.  Rec

September 01, 2014

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M4.8 earthquake reported in Yellowstone, the largest since 1980

The University of Utah Seismograph Stations recorded M4.8 earthquake at 12:34 UTC on March 30, 2014 (06:34 MDT). The epicenter was located 6.4 km (4 miles) north-northeast of Norris Geyser Basin in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. This earthquake is part of a...

March 30, 2014

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Yellowstone trembles again - new earthquake swarm underway

A new earthquake swarm is currently underway at Yellowstone National Park, USA. According to the earthquake list of University of Utah, a new series of relatively stronger earthquakes started on November 23, 2013. Almost all of them are located

November 24, 2013


Updates on Yellowstone activity

During the month of April 2011, 91 earthquakes were located in the Yellowstone National Park region. The largest was a magnitude 2.2 event on April 13 at 7:11 AM MDT, located about 15 miles southeast of West Thumb, YNP. A small swarm of 24 earthquakes was recorded...

May 03, 2011