Almost a Dozen Earthquakes Recorded In Clusters Near Yellowstone National Park


An area near Yellowstone National Park has been struck by nearly a dozen earthquakes over the weekend, according to the US Geological Survey.

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West Yellowstone in Montana reported around eleven earthquakes on Friday, with the strongest one measuring a magnitude of 3.1. The area has been hit by an additional 34 quakes in the past month, according to Idaho Statesman.⁣⁣

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The other quakes ranged between 1.6 to 3.1 magnitudes and were about three miles (4.8 km) deep.⁣⁣

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A swarm of earthquakes is not unusual for the area. Yellowstone is one of the most seismically active places in the US, experiencing around 700 to 3,000 earthquakes every year. via@sciencealert

By THEREWXNDZ

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