Earthquakes Beneath Mount St. Helens Indicate Magma Chamber Is Recharging

Environment Photo credit: Mount St . Helens erupts again in July 1980, two months after the unprecedented May 1980 eruption. Bettmann/UPI JO/MAX GUTIERREZ/Getty Images

The infamous 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens was as deadly as it was unusual. This fairly active stratovolcano, located in Washington state in the U.S. released at least 100 million billion joules of energy as the magma chamber erupted sideways out of the mountain, killing 57 people in the process....

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