Yellowstone Supervolcano Rocked by 82 Earthquakes in August

Yellowstone volcano was shaken by 82 earthquakes in August, as well as by a swarm of 12 tremors. ​Could this activity be a signal of a decocting eruption? The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), which observes Yellowstone volcano​ for signs of...

New Research Demonstrates Deep-Earth Water Cycles Trigger Earthquakes

New research conducted by an international team of experts has managed to reach the first conclusive evidence that links deep Earth’s water cycle and its behaviors with magmatic productivity and earthquake activity.   Water (H2O) and other volatiles (e.g., CO2 and...

Iceland’s Mt Thorbjon Volcano in Danger to Erupt

Iceland's volcano Mt Thorbjon could blow off for the first time in about 1,000 years, experts warn. The prediction has been issued after GPS stations have monitored a strange quantity of ground uplift, which is a potential indication of magma...

Series of Earthquakes Makes People Fear a Big One

Approximately sixty thousand earthquakes shook Earth in the previous year, and over four thousand occurred last month alone. Some experts now claim that these quakes could be an indication that the Big One in the Pacific Ring of Fire could...

New Study: Powerful Storms can Generate Earthquakes

Researchers have identified a new connection between two different types of natural disasters: hurricanes and earthquakes. Large-scale hurricanes can shake the seafloor in a fashion similar to earthquakes, a phenomenon which can last for several days. This type of earthquakes...