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Yellowstone volcano: Warning to half the US over ‘mother of ash clouds’ revealed  | Science | News

The Yellowstone caldera is an active supervolcano beneath the states of Wyoming, Idaho and Montana, which has experienced a supereruption three times in history: 2.1 million years ago, 1.3 million years ago and 640,000 years ago. This had led some to claim another is overdue, but, the United States Geological Survey …

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Yellowstone volcano: ‘Smoking gun’ discovery made after USGS investigation revealed | Science | News

The Yellowstone Caldera is a supervolcano located below Yellowstone National Park, spreading across the states of Wyoming, Idaho and Montana. It is classified as a supervolcano because an eruption would inflict devastation on a global level. The caldera formed during the last of three eruptions 2.1 million years ago, 1.3 …

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Yellowstone volcano: How many earthquakes hit Yellowstone each year? | Science | News

More than 60 years have passed since 1959’s magnitude 7.3 Hebgen Lake Yellowstone earthquake. The earthquake caused 28 fatalities, with most of these a result of a large landslide, as well as violently triggering hundreds of hydrothermal features. Because of this infamous earthquake and the thousands of others recorded annually …

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