Seismic swarms unrest the world: 900 earthquakes in Yellowstone, 40 quakes near Lake Tahoe, 40 earthquakes in northern Iceland

The earthquake swarm hitting the Yellowstone national Park is currently slowing down, but more than 900 quakes have already hit near West Yellowstone on the western edge of the National Park in the last 2 weeks.

But there is virtually no risk of the volcano erupting – USGS hasn’t raised either the volcano alert level or the aviation color.

Highest number of earthquakes at Yellowstone within a single week in the past five years

The current earthquake swarm began on June 12. A week later, the USGS put out a statement to say that 464 earthquakes had been recorded, with the largest being magnitude 4.4. This is the highest number of earthquakes at Yellowstone within a single week in the past five years.

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