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No Need to Fear Yellowstone’s Steamboat Geyser Erupting For Now

Concerns have been growing in regard to Yellowstone’s Steamboat Geyser triggering a catastrophic eruption, after it started erupting again in 2018. The Yellowstone Volcano Observatory reported that Steamboat set a record by erupting an extraordinary 32 times in 2018, a personal record for the geyser for a single calendar year. As of this writing, it has erupted another 6 times in 2019. While it needs to be watched, geologists say so far there have been no underlying changes to the heat source which propels geysers, nor have […]

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Stay Alive – Earthquake Emergency Preparation Tips

Earthquakes are among the most devastating natural disasters. What makes it more annihilating is the fact that there is no precise way of predicting when an earthquake may occur. The most effective tactic to minimize the effects of earthquakes in human lives is to make adequate earthquake emergency preparations. During an earthquake, you will feel the ground shaking or rolling. If the movement of the Earth’s crust is really violent, you might even hear the ground rumbling or roaring. These earthquake characteristics may cause you to panic […]

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Putting Together a Home Earthquake Kit

If you live in an area prone to seismic activity, it’s vitally important that you have an earthquake kit in your house or in your car so that you’ll have emergency supplies if you need them. Even if you don’t live in an area that is prone to earthquakes, you might want to create a basic disaster survival kit to be used in case of tornados or other types of natural disasters. Ideally, your earthquake kit should contain enough supplies for you and your family to survive […]

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