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Yellowstone continues to shake: published recent data

NEWS PLANET 04.01.2019 at 18:12

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On the website of the Geological survey of the United States appeared statistics of the activity of the Yellowstone Caldera in the last month. So, to this day, the normal level of danger: in one month there were 121 earthquake, plus repeatedly up the Steamboat geyser.

it is Noteworthy that the experts in his article made some mark. So, equipment of Geological survey could correctly record the events in connection with failures in the financing of the organization. This moment makes you wonder. About it reports the portal "news of the world".

As noted in the article, the eruption of Steamboat happened 8, 17 and 25 December. Over the last year, experts have counted 32 instances of activation of the geyser. For comparison: in 1964 there were 29 eruptions.

Regarding earthquakes that recorded the device the University of Utah: the magnitude of the strongest aftershocks reached the level of 3.1 points on 20 December.

we should also consider the ground subsidence in the Caldera: the process occurs at a rate of 2 cm per year. And near Norris geyser, on the contrary, was raising the surface.