Daily Archives: August 28, 2011

California ancient volcano site rattled by swarm of tremors

August 28, 2011 – LOS ANGELES – A cluster of mild earthquakes rumbled early on Saturday near Pinnacles National Monument, site of an ancient volcano in central California, and were widely felt in and around the Monterrey Bay area. The largest … Continue reading

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Small earthquake swarm detected at Iceland’s Katla volcano

August 28, 2011 – ICELAND –  A small earthquake swarm has been detected under the Mýrdalsjökull glacier where Katla sits. The caldera is 10 km (6 mi) in diameter and is covered with more than 200–700 metres (660-2,300 ft) of … Continue reading

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