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Strange Earthquakes in Utah Reveal Volcanic Activity Hidden Below The Desert – ScienceAlert

It might not look like it, but the arid expanses of Utah conceal an ancient volcanic complex, and this hidden underground system is still active far below the desert’s…

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It might not look like it, but the arid expanses of Utah conceal an ancient volcanic complex, and this hidden underground system is still active far below the desert’s surface, scientists say.
According to a new study, a pair of recent earthquakes in 2018 and 2019 were not indicative of tectonic activity, but were seismic rumblings produced by the Black Rock Desert volcanic field an ancient volcanic system in Utah’s Sevier Desert that’s been active for over 6 million years and, apparently, is still…

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