U.S. Geological Survey experts said Sunday’s temblor, a 4.8-magnitude earthquake, has been the largest in decades. There have also been recent reports of animals fleeing the region, and some people are worried there may be a pending eruption. To make matters worse, one person posted a video of a herd of buffalo, claiming they were running away from the park on a road. Continue reading for the clip, which has received nearly 900,000 views, and more information.
According to Ilya Bindeman, an associate professor of geological sciences at the University of Oregon, “Yellowstone is one of the biggest supervolcanos in the world. Sometimes it erupts quietly with lava flow, but once or twice every million years, it erupts very violently, forming large calderas.”