Wave of earthquakes shake Yellowstone’s supervolcano

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Since the start of February, Yellowstone National Park and its supervolcano have been hit with a wave of at least twenty earthquakes and a number of smaller tremors. Although the largest earthquake only registered a 2.9 on the Richter scale while all have struck about five miles below the Earth’s surface, this so-called earthquake swarm is noteworthy, though likely not reason for alarm. ”While it may seem worrisome, the current seismicity is relatively weak and actually represents an opportunity… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



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