Yellowstone ALERT: 200 Earthquakes In 10 Days As Ring Of Fire Awakens

Yellowstone ALERT: 200 Earthquakes In 10 Days As Ring Of Fire Awakens:

Scientists in Yellowstone have detected over 200 earthquakes at the supervolcano in the last 10 days. With reports coming in that the Ring of Fire could be awakening as well, many are preparing for the worst.

Although scientists are still telling the public there’s no need to be alarmed, reports of immense pressure in the magma chamber under Yellowstone, coupled with this new report claiming 200 earthquakes have been recorded in the last ten days are reigniting fears of a potential supervolcano eruption. According to The Daily Mail, this latest earthquake swarm began on February 8.

Experts with the US Geological Survey say that this latest swarm began in a region roughly eight miles northeast of West Yellowstone, Montana and, it’s increased dramatically in the days since. While the earthquakes are likely caused by a combination of processes beneath the surface, the current activity is said to be “relatively weak,” and the alert level at the supervolcano remains at “normal.” The USGS says the new swarm is occurring in about the same location as the Maple Creek swarm last summer, which brought roughly 2,400 earthquakes in a four-month span.

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USGS: 5.9 magnitude quake shakes Oaxaca, Mexico

5.9 magnitude quake shakes Oaxaca, Mexico — USGS:

A powerful 5.9 magnitude earthquake has struck the Mexican state of Oaxaca, with shockwaves hitting the country’s capital Mexico City.

The quake rocked Oaxaca state in southwestern Mexico, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The epicenter, which lay at a depth of 40km, was close to the city of Pinotepa Nacional, which has a population of 26,000.

The earthquake woke residents of Mexico City, with many people running into the streets.

This is the second quake to shake the region in the past three days. On Saturday, another powerful magnitude 7.2 earthquake hit Oaxaca state at a depth of 24.6km (15.3 miles) near the Pacific coast.

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Earthquake Watch: California Is Overdue for a ‘Big One

H/t reader squodgy:

“Dutchsinse has been following the California slippage recently, pointing to the offshore pacific plate subduction zone as the likely candidate for a medium to large quake soon.
But he also highlights the onshore issues with the San Andreas which is also moving steadily.
His success rate in forecasting quakes is much higher than the ‘official scientists’ who trash him, as is the norm from people who keep their blinkers on or their pockets full.

From 09.15.”

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Earthquake Watch: California Is Overdue for a ‘Big One:

California earthquakes are a geologic inevitability. The state straddles the North American and Pacific tectonic plates and is crisscrossed by the San Andreas and other active fault systems. The magnitude 7.9 earthquake that struck off Alaska’s Kodiak Island on Jan. 23, 2018 was just the latest reminder of major seismic activity along the Pacific Rim.

Tragic quakes that occurred in 2017 near the Iran-Iraq border and in central Mexico, with magnitudes of 7.3 and 7.1, respectively, are well within the range of earthquake sizes that have a high likelihood of occurring in highly populated parts of California during the next few decades.

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“The Whole Town Is Evacuating” – Tsunami Headed For Alaska After 8.2 Magnitude Earthquake

“The Whole Town Is Evacuating” – Tsunami Headed For Alaska After 8.2 Magnitude Earthquake:

A powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake detected in the Gulf of Alaska has triggered tsunami warnings in Alaska and tsunami watches across several Western states through British Columbia all the way down to San Diego…

Earthquake watches are also in effect for Hawaii

“Based on all available data a tsunami may have been generated by this earthquake that could be destructive on coastal areas even far from the epicenter,” the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

The earthquake struck about 175 miles southeast of Kodiak, Alaska, shortly after midnight in Alaska local time, according to preliminary figures from the United States Geological Survey. The quake had a depth of about 6 miles, according to USGS. That depth, meteorologists pointed out, is relatively shallow, raising the risk of dangerous tsunamis in Alaska.

In Kodiak, first responders drove through the streets warning residents to “evacuate immediately”…

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New Zealand Fault Line Wakes Up: Plate Boundary Rupture Would Cause A Massive 9.0 Earthquake And Tsumami – “We Need To Think Japan 2011″

Fault Line Wakes Up: New Zealand Could Be DESTROYED By Massive 9.0 Earthquake:

A 2016 earthquake has awoken a fault line that was thought to be dormant. Now that it’s becoming active, fears have arisen that New Zealand could be destroyed by a massive 9.0 magnitude earthquake.

The devastating Kaikura earthquake in 2016 has resurrected the Hikurangi subduction zone where two tectonic plates clash and one is pushed down. Geologists are now warning that this trench could cause a massive earthquake on the ocean floor, and could trigger other 9.0 magnitude earthquakes and tsunamis that will reach the western coast of the islands in just seven minutes.

The Australian plate is heading north while the Pacific plate is heading west, and the combination of these motions means that the Pacific plate, which includes much of the South Island, is moving relative to the Australian plate at a rate of about 40millimeterss each year in a southwesterly direction.

Ursula Cochran, from the science firm GNS, told The Marlborough Express:

“We need to think Japan 2011 basically, because if our whole plate boundary ruptured it would be a magnitude-9 earthquake.”

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134 Earthquakes Strike The San Andreas Fault As The Shaking Of The Earth’s Crust Intensifies

134 Earthquakes Strike The San Andreas Fault As The Shaking Of The Earth’s Crust Intensifies:

Within the last 7 days, 134 earthquakes “have hammered a three-mile stretch around Monterey County on the San Andreas fault”.  17 of those earthquakes were of magnitude 2.5 or greater, and many believe that these quakes could be a warning sign that a much bigger quake is imminent.  Let’s hope not, because when the “Big One” finally strikes California we will witness devastation on a scale that is unlike anything that we have seen before in modern American history.  The Northridge earthquake of 1994 was crippling, but it was only a magnitude 6.7 quake.  Experts tell us that when the “Big One” finally hits, we could be looking at a quake of magnitude 9.0 or greater, and such a disaster would make the Northridge earthquake look like a Sunday picnic.

The San Andreas fault stretches for more than 700 miles along the California coast, and in a previous article I discussed how seismologists have warned that it could potentially “unzip all at once”.  There is a reason why it is one of the most famous earthquake faults in the entire world, and all of the shaking that we have seen over the past 7 days has many scientists deeply concerned

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Scientists Warn of Massive Earthquakes in 2018 Due to Earth’s Slowing Rotation

FYI.

Scientists Warn of Massive Earthquakes in 2018 Due to Earth’s Slowing Rotation:

2018 could see a stark uptick in earthquakes, according to a recent report published in Geophysical Research Letters and presented at the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America.

According to Roger Bilham of the University of Colorado in Boulder and Rebecca Bendick of the University of Montana in Missoula, a tiny shift in the speed of the Earth’s rotation could trigger a doubling of the number of earthquakes the planet experiences.

The Guardians Observer summarized:

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San Andreas ‘Quake Swarm’ Has California Residents Fearing The ‘Big One’ Is Imminent

San Andreas ‘Quake Swarm’ Has Cali Residents Fearing The ‘Big One’ Is Imminent: 

“Any time there is significant seismic activity in the vicinity of the San Andreas fault, we seismologists get nervous because we recognize that the probability of having a large earthquake goes up.”

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10/30/2017 — VERY LARGE EARTHQUAKE (M8.4) reported in South America / Peru — USGS downgrades

10/30/2017 — VERY LARGE EARTHQUAKE (M8.4) reported in South America / Peru — USGS downgrades:

Watch the video to see the large M8.4 earthquake reported from the Russian agency:


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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.

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Volcano experts called in to monitor Canary Island La Palma’s active mountain after hundreds of mini earthquakes are recorded in a week

Volcano experts called in to monitor Canary Island La Palma’s active mountain after hundreds of mini earthquakes are recorded in a week:

  • 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.

H/t reader Squodgy:
“Ongoing.”
More info why this is important here::

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Earthquake swarm detected under Cumbre Vieja volcano, Canary Islands

Earthquake swarm detected under Cumbre Vieja volcano, Canary Islands:

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.

https://watchers.news/2017/10/09/cumbre-vieja-volcano-earthquakes-canary-islands/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+adorraeli%2FtsEq+%28The+Watchers+-+watching+the+world+evolve+and+transform%29

potential tsunami from Canary Islands
http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/horizon/2000/mega_tsunami.shtml

https://websites.pmc.ucsc.edu/~ward/papers/La_Palma_grl.pdf”

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Strong M5.9 earthquake hits Fukushima Prefecture, Japan

Strong M5.9 earthquake hits Fukushima Prefecture, Japan:

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.

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