A M4.5 earthquake and 5 aftershocks larger than M2.5 hit Yellowstone on June 16, 2017, while NASA is flying the world’s largest airborne observatory over the supervocano.
Currently NASA put’s their SOFIA every day in the air. SOFIA (Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy) is built into a converted Boeing 747SP.
SOFIA’s 2.5-meter (8.2-foot)-diameter infrared telescope will make it the world’s largest and most sensitive airborne observatory.
Flying at 39,000 to 45,000 feet, it will enable scientific observations that are impossible for even the largest and highest of Earth-based telescopes.
Already four days during sunrise/sunset NASA is monitoring the sun but yesterday, June 12, 2017 flightradar24 shows that they monitoring Yellowstone National Park too.
Remember the Massive Lake of Molten Carbon the size of Mexico recently found under Yellowstone?
The molten carbonate sits beneath Yellowstone National Park, which in and of itself is a super volcano with the power of a massive eruption. The last major eruption was 640,000 years ago at Yellowstone, however if the super volcano did erupt it could cause the US to go into a volcanic winter.
If NASA puts its SOFIA in the air it’s important. This Bird of Prey doesn’t go ‘hunting’ unless there is something TO hunt, they watching something, bet on it!
THE YELLOWSTONE supervolcano could be on the brink of erupting – which would cause widespread destruction. The Yellowstone volcano is considered to be a ticking bomb and this fact should not be ignored. What is arguably the world’s most famous supervolcano is overdue an eruption, and it could wreak havoc on America and potentially even the whole world.
According to Earthquake Track, there have been 11 earthquakes in Wyoming – where the majority of Yellowstone National Park is – with a magnitude greater than 1.5 on the Richter scale, showing that the area is seismically active.
While the Yellowstone national park in Wyoming is stunningly beautiful, with brightly coloured sulphuric hot springs and erupting geysers, it packs a mighty punch.
The Yellowstone Caldera super volcano last erupted 70,000 years ago but a recent unexpected spike in seismic activity around the globe has unsettled nerves.
If the volcano were to erupt, it could cause global catastrophe, particularly in the US where it would instantly kill 87,000 people and make two-thirds of the country immediately uninhabitable as the large spew of ash into the atmosphere would block out sunlight and directly affect life beneath it.
The massive eruption would be a staggering 2,000 times as powerful as the one from Washington’s Mount St Helens in 1980 which killed 57 people and deposited ash in 11 different states and five Canadian provinces.
Additionally, a climate shift would ensue as the volcano would spew massive amounts of sulphur dioxide into the atmosphere, which can form a sulphur aerosol that reflects and absorbs sunlight.
PERVOLCANO” WARNING:Volcanic Vent Opens Beneath River Outside Yellowstone Super Volcano!Shocking New Video Shows What Is Really Going On At Yellowstone
Beneath the spectacular beauty of Yellowstone National Park lies a ticking time bomb…a supervolcano that’s overdue for its next eruption.
When that day inevitably comes, it will trigger the end of civilization as we know it.
See how recent earthquake swarms and other signals of activity have put scientists on high alert for a large-scale super volcanic eruption.
Then, witness the worldwide effects of this cataclysmic eruption, which experts predict will produce energy equivalent to the detonation of 1,000 nuclear bombs.
Over the past week, our planet has been hit by large earthquake after large earthquake, and according to Volcano Discovery there are 38 volcanoes around the world that are erupting right now. We have seen a dramatic spike in
global seismic activity that is unlike anything that we have seen in ages, and that is why what is going on at Yellowstone is so incredibly alarming. Geologists tell us that a full-blown eruption of the Yellowstone supervolcano would have up to 2,000 times the power of the Mount St. Helens volcanic eruption of 1980, and approximately two-thirds of the country would immediately become uninhabitable. As you will see below, there are signs that something big is getting ready to happen at Yellowstone, and if it does erupt all of our lives will be permanently changed forever.
In this video, it appears to be as bright as day even though it is the middle of the night, you can see a whole host of geysers steaming violently, and Old Faithful just keeps going off over and over…
But it wasn’t just that one night. The weird activity at Yellowstone has continued, and you can watch even more recent footage that Kat Martin has posted right here and right here.
So what does this mean?
I don’t know, but watching that footage definitely got my attention.
And it is interesting to note that just a few weeks ago the Shoshone River changed color and started boiling without any warning whatsoever…
The real question that you have to ask yourself is: would you be prepared? The second most important question is: are you prepared right now to survive such a catastrophe?
The Shoshone River, near Yellowstone National Park, suddenly and without warning started boiling, changed color and began to emit a sulfuric odor on March 25. Nearby witnesses wondered if they were “all going to die.” The current consensus among geologists and other experts is that a portion of the Shoshone River began to boil, located near Cody, Wyoming, and a new Yellowstone vent has opened up.
As Mysterious Universe reports, the boiling river near Yellowstone runs just east of Yellowstone National Park. It is close enough to the park and super volcano to be a “canary in a coal mine” as it relates to unusual geothermic events. The event was initially recorded by Dewey Vanderhoff, a photographer who spotted the Shoshone River near Yellowstone boiling and noted other bizarre features in the river.
When a river located above a supervolcano that could wipe out most of the country starts boiling, you would think that would make headline news all over the nation.
But it didn’t.
It would be exceedingly difficult to overstate the potential danger that Yellowstone poses to the United States. Other than an extremely large asteroid or meteor, it is hard to imagine any natural disaster that would pose a greater threat. The following comes from an excellent article by Steve Elwart…
The Yellowstone Caldera, or cauldron, sits on top of North America’s largest volcanic field. Four hundred miles under the Earth’s surface is a magma ‘hotspot’ that reaches up to just 30 miles below ground level before spreading out over an area of 300 miles across three states.
Over all this sits the volcano.
While most scientists believe the probability of a major eruption is very small, there are signs that have some analysts worried, and most agree the volcano holds catastrophic potential. It could blast 240 cubic miles of ash, rocks and lava into the atmosphere, rendering about two-thirds of the nation immediately uninhabitable, according to some estimates, and plunge the world into a “nuclear winter.”
That certainly does not sound good.
And as I mentioned above, volcanic activity all over the planet is rising. 38 volcanoes are erupting at the moment, and it seems like we hear about another new eruption almost every day now.
But let us hope that Yellowstone does not erupt any time soon!?
There are approximately 3,000 earthquakes in the area around Yellowstone every single year, so it is a very seismically active region. In the event of a full-scale eruption of Yellowstone, virtually the entire northwest United States will be completely destroyed. Basically everything within a 100 mile radius would be immediately killed, Salt Lake City would literally be toast, and almost everyone and everything in Denver would be dead in short order.
Further away, volcanic ash would rain down continually for weeks. Those foolish enough to step outside would quickly discover that the ash turns into a substance similar to cement in the lungs, and many would die from suffocation.
The amount of volcanic ash released by Yellowstone would be almost unimaginable. In fact, it has been estimated that a full-blown eruption would dump a layer of volcanic ash that is at least 10 feet deep up to 1,000 miles away.
Food production in America would be almost totally wiped out, and the “volcanic winter” that would result from a Yellowstone eruption would dramatically cool the planet. Some have projected that global temperatures would decline by up to 20 degrees.
In the end, the death, famine and destruction that we would experience would be vastly greater than anything that we have ever seen in the history of western civilization.
So yes, there is reason to be concerned that weird stuff is going on at Yellowstone right now.Let us just hope and pray that we do not see an eruption in 2017 or any time soon.
Volcanic Vent Opens Beneath River Outside Yellowstone Super Volcano
A Volcanic Vent opened beneath the Shoshone River outside the Yellowstone super volcano at the same time the US Geological Survey and Utah Seismic Center were specifically denying trouble brewing at Yellowstone as the reason for seismic data being taken offline last week.
Photos below show the fissure open underwater with such heat coming out, it caused the river to give off steam!
A small hydrothermal feature spouted to life March 25 in the Shoshone River where it meanders through Cody, Wyo. — just east of Yellowstone National Park’s more famous geyser features — spewing a brew of heated gases into the water for about four days.
“I was surprised to see it,” said Dewey Vanderhoff, a Cody photographer who captured shots of the venting. “I’ve lived here all of my life and I’ve never seen it.”
The Cody region was once called Colter’s Hell in memory of early explorer and trapper John Colter. He visited the region in the early 1800s after finishing a cross-country trek with two guys named Lewis and Clark. Colter noted the Cody-area geysers, hot springs and sulfurous smelling river and he told others. Back then the Shoshone River was known as the Stinkingwater or Stinking river for its sulfurous smell.
Over the ages, most of those hydrothermal features have subsided, although geyser cones, hot springs, sinkholes, a sulfur-permeated spring and an abandoned sulfur mine and mill still stand testament to the area’s more active past.
“We’re kind of in a lull compared to when John Colter was in this area,” said Jason Burkhardt, a Cody-based fisheries biologist for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. “There was substantially more geothermal activity that was occurring back then.”
Vanderhoff said he found out about the plume when a friend telephoned on Monday morning and joked that he had “proof positive” that the Yellowstone super volcano was about to blow. His friend said a fissure had opened up in the river and “we’re all about to die,” Vanderhoff recounted.
Do not be one of the people that freezes and is overcome by fear—you need to move smartly if you want to survive.
So Vanderhoff grabbed his camera and went to snap some photos. The vent was just behind the Best of the West store, down inside the narrow canyon that the Shoshone River has carved through the Chugwater geologic formation’s red stone. He said there was an old rock feature about the size of a bathtub with water gurgling out from four or five holes — “like jets in a Jacuzzi.” He said the plume appeared to have a “substance” like Jell-O since it didn’t break up.
“It was pretty impressive,” he said. “The river right there is a really dark green. With a polarizing filter it really popped out.”
Vanderhoff posted images of the vent and the yellowish plume it sent downstream on his Facebook page. The posting received 2,000 views, which Vanderhoff called “unprecedented” for his page.
By Wednesday, though, the venting had stopped, prompting Vanderhoff to call it a “transient geologic phenomenon.” Then on Friday the venting started again, so Vanderhoff grabbed his video camera this time.
Burkhardt said such vents are nothing new along the Shoshone River below Buffalo Bill Dam, which is located about 4 miles west of Cody.
“There are a number of springs that add hydrogen sulfide water to the river,” he said. “At certain times of the year it is lethal to fish.”
Hydrogen sulfide is a colorless gas that smells like rotten eggs.
In one stretch of the river through town, Burkhardt said surveys by his crew pick up no fish — a river dead zone — because of the high hydrogen sulfide content in the water. That concentration eventually dissipates about 1.5 miles downstream from DeMaris hot spring, he said.
So for most of the year, except during high water flows in the spring, fish just below the dam and fish downstream of the hot springs are largely separate populations because of what Burkhardt called a chemical barrier.
The Department of Environmental Quality took water samples above and below the feature in 2012, but not of what the vent emits, and found a slight increase in the water’s pH from mildly basic to mildly acidic, according to Jason Martineau of the DEQ’s Sheridan office. That swing isn’t enough to affect the river’s plant and animal life, he said. And even if it did, “We’re not going to be able to fix the problem,” he added.
Geologic studies have shown the Cody area sits atop a hot spot thanks to a large fold in the earth called the Horse Center anticline. One well drilled near De Maris hot springs produced 208 gallons per minute of 93-degree water. Maximum temperatures of the underground water has been measured at 103 degrees.
The well and hot springs are close to the southeastern edge of the anticline. On the eastern edge is a 2-mile long deposit of travertine, rock created by mineral springs like those found at Mammoth in Yellowstone National Park, further evidence of the area’s more active geologic past.
Growing up in the northwestern Wyoming town, Vanderhoff said the town’s adjacent hot springs was tied into the “colorful history” of the area. Next to the springs once stood a nightclub, house of prostitution and a pool that he used to sneak into as a high school student. The venting hydrothermal feature is just “one little exclamation point” in that lively history, he said.
Since the venting in the Shoshone River stopped shortly after Vanderhoff posted the Facebook photos on a day so close to April Fool’s, he joked that he “may have to eat a lot of crow.”