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Yellowstone is heating up.

3.0 earthquake today after a series of earthquakes over the last few days.

Folks, the world's about to change,

by Anonymousreply 12008/28/2013

What magnitude of earthquake at Yellowstone erupts the super volcano?

by Anonymousreply 105/07/2013

The earthquakes are a symptom of an eruption, not the cause of one.

by Anonymousreply 205/07/2013

So we finally get that Mayan Apocalypse after all?


by Anonymousreply 305/07/2013


I hope it kills a lot of people.

One. I need a job.

Two. I would not mind if it takes me out because then I wouldn't need a job.

Either outcome is acceptable.

by Anonymousreply 405/07/2013

If it blows it will kill 95% of all life on earth, R4.

by Anonymousreply 505/07/2013

R2, OP didn't say it was the cause.

by Anonymousreply 605/07/2013

I know, honey. I was responding to R1.

by Anonymousreply 705/07/2013

D'oh. Please ignore me, R2.

by Anonymousreply 805/07/2013

Earthquakes, tsunamis, heavy snow in the Midwest in May, flooding and drought. How can anyone NOT believe in the Big Bang that created Earth?!

by Anonymousreply 905/07/2013

Wait. So why are they so worried about earthquakes if it's the eruptions that cause them?

by Anonymousreply 1005/07/2013

WTF does that have to do with Big Bang, R9?

by Anonymousreply 1105/07/2013

Because they could mean an eruption is imminent.

by Anonymousreply 1205/07/2013

R10 Some feel the earthquakes could be an indicator that an eruption is imminent.

by Anonymousreply 1305/07/2013

Okay, let me rephrase my question. What magnitude of earthquake at Yellowstone translates to a world-ending eruption is imminent?



by Anonymousreply 1405/07/2013

Did R10 ever finish school?

by Anonymousreply 1505/07/2013

There's no set number, R14. There may be a swarm of small termors. Or it might just blow. Or it could be one big one. It's not super-predictable.

by Anonymousreply 1605/07/2013

Yellowstone always has these small quakes. Any reason to believe tjis is abnormal?

by Anonymousreply 1705/07/2013

What about all the animals?

by Anonymousreply 1805/07/2013

They all die, Boo-Boo. Horrifically.

by Anonymousreply 1905/07/2013

Explain your comment, r5. Yellowstone erupting would kill 95% of the planet???

by Anonymousreply 2005/07/2013

The ash cloud would remain in the atmosphere for years, blocking the sun. Most life would starve. Volcanic eruptions already caused one of the mass extinctions in earth history.

by Anonymousreply 2105/07/2013

read this

by Anonymousreply 2205/07/2013

R20, do you live under a rock? Have you ever been to school? Do you know anything?

by Anonymousreply 2305/07/2013

holy CRAP!!!

by Anonymousreply 2405/07/2013

i'm off to bareback then.

by Anonymousreply 2505/07/2013

R11, my comment had to do with the theory that an explosion within the galaxy created the Earth. Perhaps these weather events are a continuation of that explosion.

We have droughts yet the glaciers are melting at an alarming rate, according to scientists. Alarming amounts of rain in Europe and Australia. Record cold and hot temps.

by Anonymousreply 2605/07/2013

[quote]Perhaps these weather events are a continuation of that explosion.

Science doesn't work that way.

by Anonymousreply 2705/07/2013

R17 is very correct. Yellowstone has earthquakes in the vicinity almost daily. Yes, today's is larger than most, but it's no reason to panic. Larger volcano's in other parts of the world have greater potential for danger/supervolcano than any current activity in Yellowstone.

by Anonymousreply 2805/07/2013

R9/36, stop getting your science from bad SyFy disaster movies and Roland Emmerich films.

by Anonymousreply 2905/07/2013

R27, Why do you say that? Didn't the glaciers melt a couple millions of years ago? Isn't that what they're doing now?

by Anonymousreply 3005/07/2013

Should we buy lots of plastic sheeting and tape?

by Anonymousreply 3105/07/2013

I love r4

by Anonymousreply 3205/07/2013

Another way to look at his is it is possible the earthquakes are relieving built up stress that otherwise would be released in an eruption.

Cheer up world, it may never bloody happen.

by Anonymousreply 3305/07/2013

R28 is correct.

by Anonymousreply 3405/07/2013

A guy named Charlie Frost is talking about this on the web right now, seems something really might be happening.

by Anonymousreply 3505/07/2013

[quote]Another way to look at his is it is possible the earthquakes are relieving built up stress that otherwise would be released in an eruption.

That's not the way it works for volcanos. That's the way it works for fault lines. Very different things.

by Anonymousreply 3605/07/2013

ha, does the Yellowstone magma remind you of anything?

by Anonymousreply 3705/07/2013

The Yellowstone Super-Volcano is actually over-due for an eruption. By quite a bit. But scientists think that the hot-spot is cooling off a bit, and the next eruption won't be nearly as catastrophic as the last one.

by Anonymousreply 3805/07/2013

The Yellowstone volcano is overdue by 1,600 years. It would be at least 1,000 times as big as Mt St Helens.

That's what they told us last summer when we visited. We live about 50 miles from the MT border. I'm having a few drinks and a fat, calorie-laden dinner tonight.

by Anonymousreply 3905/07/2013

No geologist worth his salt says that the Yellowstone supervolcano is "overdue." These things operate on a timescale well beyond human dimensions that it is impossible to pinpoint when any volcano will erupt or fault line will slip and cause an earthquake.

by Anonymousreply 4005/07/2013

[quote]ha, does the Yellowstone magma remind you of anything?

generous mushroom head

by Anonymousreply 4105/07/2013


That's one of the "world-enders" that's always terrified me. Hope it's nothing.

by Anonymousreply 4205/07/2013

Based on history of the eruptions, the Yellowstone volcano is overdue.

by Anonymousreply 4305/07/2013

What about San Fran? Aren't they overdue for one as well?

by Anonymousreply 4405/07/2013

If anything makes me laugh more than you girls trying to be detectives, it is you girls trying to be scientists.

by Anonymousreply 4505/07/2013

My sister's crotchfruit is overdue!

by Anonymousreply 4605/07/2013

R40, there are previous eruption data-points that indicate a rather regular eruption schedule, give or take a century or two. The point is, we're past the point where the previous pattern -- as understood -- would indicate the next eruption should have taken place.

by Anonymousreply 4705/07/2013

Wrong scale, hon. Give or take a couple of hundred thousand years, not a couple of centuries. The three super eruptions occurred 2.1 million, 1.3 million, and 640,000 years ago.

by Anonymousreply 4805/07/2013

If there's any hot cagemeat nearby, Mama's mussy would blow with the force of 100 supervolcanos.

by Anonymousreply 4905/07/2013

0.64 million

Double that and get 1.28 million (very close to 1.3 million)

Triple it to get 1.92 million (a relatively big gap with 2.1 million)

It's still due "any day now" on a geologic time scale.

by Anonymousreply 5005/07/2013

But I have a movie coming out.

by Anonymousreply 5105/07/2013

[quote]The ash cloud would remain in the atmosphere for years, blocking the sun. Most life would starve.

That's why Jeffrey keeps me away from Taco Bell's Volcano Tacos.

by Anonymousreply 5205/07/2013

That doesn't look like a swarm to me. Also keep an eye on the Long Caldera Supervolcano.

by Anonymousreply 5305/07/2013

Fallout Map from previous eruptions.

Notice how tiny the Mt. St. Helens fallout was in comparison.

by Anonymousreply 5405/07/2013

It would start a new ice age and make the Global Warmists look like the complete idiots they are.

by Anonymousreply 5505/07/2013

Map of the Long Valley Caldera in CA.

When it blows (again) the town of Mammoth Lakes and the Mammoth Mountain ski are will all be vaporized.

by Anonymousreply 5605/07/2013

Global Warming can create a new ice age also, R55, complete idiot global warming denier that you are.

by Anonymousreply 5705/07/2013

New CO2 vents behind Mammoth Mt. have been killing trees.

by Anonymousreply 5805/07/2013

The gases would accelerate global warming. One reason GW isn't worse is that we have been in a quiescent period for volcanoes.....And that never lasts.

by Anonymousreply 5905/07/2013

People who think heavy particulate and cloud cover means global cooling need to look at Venus.

by Anonymousreply 6005/07/2013

R60 There is also the nagging issue with its proximity to the sun. I'm no climatologist, but I'm guessing that would play a huge role in its temperature.

by Anonymousreply 6105/07/2013

Oh Lord Jesus, it's a supervolcano!

by Anonymousreply 6205/07/2013

I didn't know about supervolcanoes until this thread. I was just looking at the Wiki entry for them and the most forceful eruptions have, for the most part, taken place [italic]thousands upon thousands[/italic] of years ago and the activity has decreased across time. There was a small one in Korea about 200 years ago.

Eek. What does this really mean? That we're overdue or that pressure and activity has generally decreased over time? Do the U.S. and states surrounding Wyoming have contingency plans?

by Anonymousreply 6305/07/2013

There is also a supervolcano in New Mexico that's due, but nobody talks about it.

by Anonymousreply 6405/07/2013

It's dormant, just like the one in AZ.

by Anonymousreply 6505/07/2013

Arizona doesn't have any supervolcanoes.

by Anonymousreply 6605/07/2013

Hong Kong may sit above a supervolcano

by Anonymousreply 6705/07/2013

The one in NM isn't a supervolcano either.

by Anonymousreply 6805/07/2013

'Tis a supervolcano

by Anonymousreply 6905/07/2013

I'm referring to the Zuni-Bandera Volcanic Field in NM. I can't find any reference saying that it contains a supervolcano. A map of volcanoes in the U.S. lists the field as dormant with potential for geothermal exploitation.

by Anonymousreply 7005/07/2013

Please. No news here. OP is Miss Chicken Little playing around.

by Anonymousreply 7105/07/2013

Dear God, 13 more earthquakes since that 3.0 early this morning!!


by Anonymousreply 7205/07/2013

I'm with R4.

Fuck this shit - I'm outta here!

by Anonymousreply 7305/07/2013

Valles Caldera in New Mexico is/was a supervolcno.

by Anonymousreply 7405/07/2013

Well, girls, we had a good run.

by Anonymousreply 7505/07/2013

Other supervolcanoes

Yellowstone caldera, estimated to be the size of Lake Michigan or the Irish Sea, is the largest supervolcano in North America. This vast "liquid time bomb of molten rock" sits 6 miles under Yellowstone National Park.

The Lake Toba caldera in Sumatra, Indonesia, is the only supervolcano in existence described as "Yellowstone's big sister.” About 74,000 years ago, Toba ejected several thousand times more material than Mount St. Helens.

Rabaul volcano in New Guinea is showing ominous signs of increasing restlessness. Tavurvur crater at Rabaul erupted on Jan 20, 2013.

Another North American supervolcano is the Long Valley caldera in California. When it last erupted, it generated a pyroclastic flow of vast proportions that added 350 feet to surface height of the ground for several hundred miles. It is one of earth’s largest – 20 miles long (32 km), 11 miles wide (18 km), and up to 3,000 feet deep (900 m). In May 1980, a strong earthquake swarm struck the southern margin marking the onset of a period of unrest and uplift that continues to today.

by Anonymousreply 7605/07/2013

and a hidden "super volcano" near Pompeii threatens an eruption that could make Vesuvius look like a picnic.

The Phlegraean Fields zone of intense seismic activity—which the ancient Romans believed was the gateway to HELL—could doom millions of people in the Naples area if it erupts, as well as the rest of the world.

by Anonymousreply 7705/07/2013

Why does CO2 kill trees? They breath that stuff.

by Anonymousreply 7805/07/2013

Will Bruce Willis in a rocket ship fix this thingy?

by Anonymousreply 7905/07/2013

Of course there are probably volcanoes under the ocean which are much bigger.

by Anonymousreply 8005/07/2013

We're all going to die!!!!!!!!!

by Anonymousreply 8105/07/2013

Yes, R81. We are all going to die. It's just that nobody knows when. But it's absolutely certain that we ARE all going to die.

by Anonymousreply 8205/07/2013

[quote]I'm referring to the Zuni-Bandera Volcanic Field

I used to live watching Zuni-Bandera cartoons when I was a kid!

by Anonymousreply 8305/08/2013

Century 9, Quatrain 83

Sun twentieth of Taurus* the earth will tremble very mightily,

It will ruin the great theater filled:

To darken and trouble air, sky and land,

Then the infidel will call upon God and saints.

* The twentieth day of Taurus is May 11th.

by Anonymousreply 8405/08/2013

Here we go again. One day the nuts are going be right about the end of the world...

by Anonymousreply 8505/08/2013

Hey Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho -- can we have your stuff?

by Anonymousreply 8605/08/2013

Science is your friend.

by Anonymousreply 8705/08/2013

Most of the Red States would be covered in ash.

So we've got that going for us.

by Anonymousreply 8805/08/2013

A BBC "docu drama" (actually it's more like a miniseries) about Yellowstone called "Supervolcano." The Americans are played by Canadians. Even when filming a show about something that happens in the US, the Beeb stays away from American actors.

by Anonymousreply 8905/08/2013

Aw phooey!

I'll believe it when I see a big ole black cloud looming large on the NW horizon.

The Mother of all Haboobs it would be.

Until then, everybody get back to work goddamnit!

by Anonymousreply 9005/08/2013

If it's gonna happen, I want Keith David's voice in my ear to be the last thing I hear.

by Anonymousreply 9105/08/2013

"Mother Nature" is about to cum hard........

by Anonymousreply 9205/08/2013

I've driven through that area in Idaho that is all lava rock as far as you can see. Nothing, I mean nothing, grows there. And that stuff stinks!

by Anonymousreply 9305/08/2013

The ground would swell at Yellowstone, prior to an eruption. This is nothing. Go to bed as you all have to work tomorrow.

by Anonymousreply 9405/08/2013

[quote]Hey Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho -- can we have your stuff?

No. We will be invading and taking YOUR stuff once our states are toast.

by Anonymousreply 9505/08/2013

I just don't understand natural disaster queens.

Clearly, a Yellowstone super volcano eruption could mean death or at least a severely compromised and possibly awful existence.

But, there's absolutely nothing you can do about it. Why even worry? If it happens, it happens.

by Anonymousreply 9605/08/2013

Those Canadian/bbc docudramas are horrible. Canadian production values are shit.

by Anonymousreply 9705/08/2013

Nice site r87. Thank you.

by Anonymousreply 9805/08/2013

"Que Sera, Sera Whatever will be, will be The future's not ours to see Que Sera, Sera What will be, will be".

by Anonymousreply 9905/09/2013

R94, the ground IS swelling. In fact, an entire lake has moved quite a bit as one in raises, pushing it the other direction.

by Anonymousreply 10005/09/2013

Did we die yet?>

by Anonymousreply 10105/09/2013

Are you SERIOUS? NO....OP!!

by Anonymousreply 10205/09/2013

"If it blows it will kill 95% of all life on earth"

Should I sell all my property and give to Oral Roberts and then wait for the magic spaceship?

by Anonymousreply 10305/09/2013

[quote]I've driven through that area in Idaho that is all lava rock as far as you can see. Nothing, I mean nothing, grows there. And that stuff stinks!

Here's a link to a wikipedia page about that area. It's related to the Yellowstone supervolcano and even though there's no more lava flow, ground temperature can reach 150 degrees in the summer there.

by Anonymousreply 10405/09/2013

Hold me David, I'm scared.

by Anonymousreply 10505/09/2013

[quote]We're all going to die!!!!!!!!!


by Anonymousreply 10605/09/2013

[quote]The ash cloud would remain in the atmosphere for years, blocking the sun. Most life would starve. Volcanic eruptions already caused one of the mass extinctions in earth history.

Which probably killed the Dinasours, rather than a comet or asteroid.

by Anonymousreply 10705/09/2013

[quote]The Yellowstone Super-Volcano is actually over-due for an eruption. By quite a bit. But scientists think that the hot-spot is cooling off a bit, and the next eruption won't be nearly as catastrophic as the last one.

I hope you're right.

by Anonymousreply 10805/09/2013

Dina Sours?

by Anonymousreply 10905/09/2013

I want to die immediately if this happens but I won't because I live so far away. I will die a slow death as I aspirate minuscule particles of glass that slices my insides to shreds.

by Anonymousreply 11005/09/2013

I bet you're a laff riot at parties, R110.

by Anonymousreply 11105/09/2013

Lol R110.

You could always just kill yourself and not wait for the slow death.

by Anonymousreply 11205/09/2013

109 wasn't here when Lost was on the air.

by Anonymousreply 11305/10/2013

I definitely don't want to die immediately. I want to be able to watch the planet descend into chaos and starve.

by Anonymousreply 11405/10/2013

r113 I was out golfing

by Anonymousreply 11505/11/2013

Well, at least it's wiping out mostly Red States and of course, Hollywood.

by Anonymousreply 11605/11/2013

I knew a girl who saw a supervolcano eruption. But then she died.

by Anonymousreply 11705/11/2013

Verificatia of size-magma?

by Anonymousreply 11805/11/2013

Thank you r104, I was wondering where that place r? Was speaking about.

by Anonymousreply 11905/11/2013


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