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Is SUPERVOLCANO Which Could Wipe USA Off the Map about to Erupt in Yellowstone Park?

  • Is SUPERVOLCANO Which Could Wipe USA Off the Map about to Erupt in Yellowstone Park?
    HUNDREDS of earthquakes recorded at the Yellowstone supervolcano in less than a week has sparked fears that the huge caldera is set to erupt in cataclysmic fashion.

    More than 500 tremors have rocked the Wyoming-based volcano in a matter of days, leading to renewed fears the volcano could erupt. The strongest of the quakes was a 4.4 tremor which hit on Thursday, June 15.

    The Yellowstone Caldera supervolcano last erupted 70,000 years ago but a spike in seismic activity around the national park has unsettled nerves. If the Wyoming volcano were to erupt it would kill an estimated 87,000 people immediately and make two-thirds of the USA immediately uninhabitable. The  as the large spew of ash into the atmosphere would block out sunlight and directly affect life beneath it creating a “nuclear winter” and threatening ALL life on earth.

    The volcano is 80 km (50 mi) long 20 km (12 mi) wide and the 1500F chamber of molten rock beneath the surface is seven miles deep. The caldera is so huge volcano-hunting scientists failed to spot it for years unaware they were walking all over it.

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June 22, 2017 - Posted by | Disaster | ,

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