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Monitoring Earthquakes in Yellowstone National Park

The Yellowstone Seismic Network (YSN) is operated cooperatively by the University of Utah, the US Geological Survey's Volcano Hazards Program, and the National Park Service. The network covers the seismically and volcanically active Yellowstone National Park and surrounding area. It is designed for the purpose of monitoring volcano and geyser-related earthquake activity and for studying the subsurface processes of Yellowstone.


Curious about how Yellowstone seismometers function and how seismograms are read? Watch this video to learn.

Earthquake Data (from the University of Utah)

Background Information