Friday, October 26, 2012

Salton Sea Volcano Mystery Solved, California

In August, an earthquake swarm shook the nearby town of Brawley. The USGS attributed the temblors to faults in the Brawley Seismic Zone. In September, a sulfurous stench emanated from the Salton Sea and wafted across the Inland Empire. The odor was tentatively linked to a fish die-off, but could also have been caused by volcanic gases, Stock said.

http://www.ouramazingplanet.com/3686-salton-buttes-younger.html