Yellowstone Supervolcano May Rumble to Life Faster Than Thought – National Geographic

A 2013 study, for instance, showed that the magma reservoir that feeds the supervolcano is about two and a half times larger than previous estimates. Scientists also think the reservoir is drained after every monster blast, so they thought it should take a long time to refill. Based on the new study, it seems the magma can rapidly refresh—making the volcano potentially explosive in the geologic blink of an eye.

Yellowstone Supervolcano May Rumble to Life Faster Than Thought – National Geographic

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