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Watch the video to see the large M8.4 earthquake reported from the Russian agency:
October 30, 2017
We have a mystery on our hands (yet again).
As if we are in an episode of the twilight zone, or stuck on a skipping hard drive within the matrix, yet once again we have a VERY large earthquake reported (M8.4 in the rainforests of Peru) after we issued a warning for a M7.7 to M8.7 earthquake to strike the Pacific this week.
Some people have messaged me, and are trying to say it is a “mistake”.
I suppose they mean it’s a MISQUAKE.
- Hundreds of mini-earthquakes recorded on the seabed under La Palma island
- The total number of tremors noted since October 7 is 352, experts say
- However, they are so small that residents on the island have not felt them
- La Palma, a popular holiday destination, last saw a volcanic eruption in 1971
Seismic experts have been called in to carry out tests on the Canary island of La Palma after fears that an active volcano may erupt.
Hundreds of mini-earthquakes have been recorded on the island in the past few weeks, and scientists are now monitoring the seismic activity on La Palma 24 hours-a-day.
Tests will be carried out on the slopes of the island’s active volcano – Cumbre Vieja – to calculate any potential risk of an eruption.
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A seismic swarm started under Cumbre Vieja volcano (La Palma) in the Canary Islands on Saturday, October 7, 2017. Authorities said they will increase monitoring the volcano starting October 10 and assign 5 scientists to keep track of the earthquakes. The last eruptive phase of this volcano started on October 26, 1971 and ended on November 18 (VEI 2).
The new, 24-hour monitoring network of the National Geographic Institute (IGN) has recorded a total of 68 earthquakes under the volcano since October 7 with magnitudes from 1.5 to 2.7 on the Richter scale.
The largest earthquake so far was M2.7 at 11:03 UTC on October 7 at a depth of 28 km (17.4 miles). The second largest was M2.6 at 23:23 UTC on October 7.
H/t reader squodgy:
“This potential problem was first raised a few years ago when a crack appeared along the ridge peak of the island.
Now it has grown some and the swarm of earthquakes could easily dislodge the unstable western wall of the volcano causing it to slip into the ocean creating a mega tsunami, which would target Florida, Georgia, the Carolinas, NY etc as far as Nova Scotia.
potential tsunami from Canary Islands
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A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the JMA as M5.9 hit Fukushima Prefecture, Japan at 14:56 UTC (23:56 JST) on October 6, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 50 km (31 miles). EMSC is reporting M5.4 at a depth of 60 km (37.3 miles); USGS M5.4 at a depth of 47.4 km (29.4 miles).
According to the USGS, the epicenter was located 28.4 km (17.7 miles) E of Iwaki (population 357 309), 46 km (28.6 miles) SSE of Namie (population 21 866), 52.9 km (32.9 miles) NE of Kitaibaraki (population 50 843), 60.3 km (37.5 miles) NE of Takahagi (population 33 576), and 96.9 km (60.2 miles) SE of Fukushima (population 294 237), Japan.
This is 33 km (20.5 miles) NNW of crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.
A volatile storm has ignited a slew of 40,000 lightning strike in southwestern California.
The strikes have hit Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, and Ventura counties – all between September 10-11.
The electric storm was most active on Sunday with an amazing 5,000 lightning bolts in the area over a three-hour period. NWS Los Angeles took to Twitter to report the tremendous display. The intense storm brought plenty of lightning to the Golden state’s southern region, but almost no rain. The greatest rain total of .44 inches at Sudden Peak on Sunday. By Monday morning, heavy showers, thunderstorms, and 35-mph winds were reported in eastern Los Angeles County.
I talk about earthquake lights in Not by Fire but by Ice … and here they are.(See chapter 8, “Earthquake lights and Crazy Snakes.”)
Fox News reported that the quake, the strongest in a century, was accompanied by flashes of green and blue lights shooting throughout the night sky. According to an El Universal story, the lights are a naturally occurring electro-magnetic charge caused by the collapse of the rocks in the ground during the earthquake.
Uh huh. I mentioned that theory in Not by Fire but by Ice. I called it “rocks that go bump in the night.
But as I said,
Probably just a ‘coincidence’:
“SEVERE GEOMAGNETIC STORM: The debris from this week’s monster X9-class solar flare hit Earth’s magnetic field last night. The result: Northern Lights in the USA as far south as Arkansas. A severe (G4-class) geomagnetic storm on Sept. 8th sparked auroras so bright that, in parts of Scandinavia, traffic stopped as drivers pulled over to absorb the display. More storms are in the offing tonight and tomorrow as Earth moves through the wake of this potent CME.”
Southern Mexico was shaken late Thursday by an 8.1-magnitude earthquake that killed at least 15 people, triggered a tsunami warning and was felt as far away as Mexico City . Despite the immense power of the tremor, which Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto described as “the most powerful earthquake in a century,” authorities said it had caused limited damage – but warned residents in affected areas to brace for aftershocks.
According to the Associated Press, the quake caused buildings to sway violently in Mexico’s capital more than 650 miles away from its epicenter. Residents fled buildings in their pajamas and gathered in frightened groups in the street.
While Mexico City avoided the widespread devastation of a 1985 quake that killed thousands, the tremor was strong enough to shatter windows at Mexico City airport and knock out power for one million residents, according to Reuters. For many, access has yet to be restored.
— Breaking News (@BreakingNGlobal) September 8, 2017
A number of buildings suffered severe damage in parts of southern Mexico. Some of the worst initial reports came from Juchitan in Oaxaca state, where sections of the town hall, a hotel, a bar and other buildings were reduced to rubble. The cornice of a hotel fell in the southern tourist city of Oaxaca, a witness told Reuters. The tremor was felt as far away as neighboring Guatemala.
Local authorities say they cannot ever remember any earthquake swarm in Southeast Idaho that comes even close to the current series of temblors shaking the region.
I don’t know if they’re connected or not, but when you look on a larger map, you’ll see that these earthquakes are occurring about 120 miles SSE of the Yellowstone supervolcano.
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After being hit with the strongest earthquake in 20 years, Western Montanans woke to the trembles of a 5.8 magnitude quake. Although the damage is not severe, many geological experts are now raising concerns of Yellowstone’s dormant super volcano. In the wake of this earthquake, fears have increased that it could be waking up.
The U.S. Geological Survey reported, with Reuters adding that the tremor was felt hundreds of miles away, from Missoula to Billings and some surrounding states. A swarm of over 1100 earthquakes recorded in the Yellowstone caldera over the past month, in conjunction with this recent quake in Montana has prompted scientists to voice concerns about the so far dormant Yellowstone “Supervolcano.”
H/t reader squodgy:
“Wastewater disposal lubricates existing faults, increasing the chances of slippage.
So that’s ok then. You still don’t get compensated if your house is damaged.”
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“It is unclear at the moment if this is going to result in a eruption but at the moment it is my view that chances of an eruption happening soon (maybe in matter of hours) is high.”
– Volcanologist Jón Frímann
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H/t reader squodgy:
“Last night’ Dutchsinse report, analysis of quakes round the world.
Slide to 13 mins where he highlights an ELF ( extremely low frequency) or HAARP generated earthquake between Florida(Miami) and the Bahama Islands.
He diplomatically claims to not know much about these, but in fact has been reporting on them for at least five years and even did a paper on it, so I guess the pled ignorance is in case jewtube black him again.
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