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Over 200 Quakes Recorded in Latest Yellowstone Earthquake Swarm

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

Yellowstone has seen a spate of seismic activity since early February, with over 200 incidents recorded in the latest earthquake swarm.

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Rumblings on the Edge of Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone SignA year since a swarm of earthquakes hit an area right outside Yellowstone National Park, sensors have detected a series of small (under 1.7 on the Richter scale) micro earthquakes in roughly the same area over the last week. Is this just a burp, foretelling of another swarm, or more?

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Yellowstone Earthquake Swarm Winds Down

Yellowstone National Park

With only three recorded quakes in the last 24 hours, the Yellowstone earthquake swarm appears to be dying down, paralleling the slowdown in seismic activity around the globe.

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Yellowstone Earthquake Swarm Slows Down on Quiet Night

Yellowstone National Park

The swarm of small earthquakes rocking the western part of Yellowstone National Park appears to be abating, with a series of small quakes reported yesterday and nothing since midnight.

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Yellowstone Swarm: More Smaller Quakes

Yellowstone National Park

After two moderate quakes on Wednesday night, the most recent Yellowstone National Park earthquake swarm appears to be shifting, with more quakes recorded on Thursday and Friday morning, but most of the small were of a very minor magnitude.

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New Seismic Monitoring Equipment Slated for Yellowstone

Old Faithful

Old Faithful

Federal stimulus money will be used to add 10 more monitoring stations to Yellowstone National Park, providing even more data on seismic events and every little burp of the Yellowstone supervolcano.

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Is Yellowstone Caldera Stabilizing? Recent Seismic Evidence Says Yes

Castle Geyser in winter

With the caldera slowing its rise and seismic activity in the Park receding to normal levels, a new stretch of stability may in store for the Yellowstone National Park supervolcano.

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