The area surrounding the deadly Yellowstone supervolcano has experienced one of the biggest recorded periods of seismic activity, sparking fears that it could release a devastating eruption. A swarm of tremors have hit Yellowstone in the past few months, and as of August 30, there have been a total of 2,357 quakes to hit the national park in Wyoming since the beginning of June. The most powerful of the


swarm came on June 15, when a strong magnitude 4.4 earthquake hit the picturesque park. The strongest in recent weeks was a magnitude 3.3 which struck on August 21. The majority of the earthquakes have been a magnitude one, but 181 were a magnitude two and a further 11 were a magnitude three. READ MORE