Yellowstone volcano was rattled by more than 100 deep earthquakes in August, Yellowstone National Park officials revealed. The Yellowstone Seismic Network, operated by the University of Utah, recorded 102 earthquakes within the national park’s borders. The US Geological Survey’s (USGS) Yellowstone Volcano Observatory (YVO) revealed the number of quakes in its monthly park update, published this week. The strongest of the tremors hit 2.5 magnitude on the Richter scale on the morning of August 7,

4.19am local time. The USGS said the tremor was detected about 13 miles north-northwest of Pahaska Tepee, Wyoming. A strong swarm of 13 earthquakes rocked the park between August 2 and August, about eight miles outside of West Yellowstone – a town in Southern Montana. The most powerful quake in the swarm peaked at magnitude 2.2. Another cluster of earthquakes went off on August 26, north of West Thumb, topping at 14 earthquakes. READ MORE