QT Yellowstone Caldera (the eruptions of which can be violent enough to send a layer of ash six feet deep as far away as Chicago and which erupts every 600,000 or so years and last erupted 640,000 years ago) update

An “energetic sequence” of seismic activities at Yellowstone has now reached more than 430 earthquakes since June 12.
But most of the earthquakes are smallish.
And scientists reassure us that the odds against a major eruption within a year are 730,000 to 1.
In other news, a farmer in Rusper, England, is celebrating the birth of quintuplet lambs, beating odds of a million to 1.
“It’s quite unusual,” he said.

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