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

News Headline: Tremors at Yellowstone National Park spark fears ‘supervolcano’
could erupt.”

Another scare headline.
Robert B. Smith, a University of Utah geophysicist, acknowledges that the continuing swarm of more than 1,500 Yellowstone earthquakes since June 12 is “one of the typical signs” of a volcano “acting up” before an eruption.
But he says an eruption is “unlikely.”
So you can relax.

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