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    4/19/2014 -- Multiple 7.0M+ events -- Major Earthquake unrest showing globally - be prepared

    [video=youtube_share;Rcs6IStI6kw]http://youtu.be/Rcs6IStI6kw[/video]

    http://youtu.be/Rcs6IStI6kw

    Published on Apr 19, 2014
    In the past 30 days, we've seen NINETEEN 6.0M+ earthquakes... SEVEN 7.0M+ earthquakes... and TWO 8.0M+ events (with tsunami warnings issued for each).

    EXCESSIVE earthquake movement taking place over the past 3 weeks, internationally, and nationally in the US.

    In the past 7 days we've seen FIVE 6.0M+ earthquakes, and THREE 7.0M+ earthquakes. This is something we need to be watching intently.

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    Watch the April 15th earthquake update video here:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYBto...

    ____

    In the same time frame, multiple volcanic eruptions in Central America, and South America.. as well as plume events from Oil / Gas wells, and dormant volcanoes in the USA.

    Also, heavy swarm activity in the Western Yellowstone Supervolcano magma chamber, and now movement in Southern California. 5.0M event near Puerto Rico as well.




    Plumes in the USA here:

    http://dutchsinse.tatoott1009.com/418...

    http://dutchsinse.tatoott1009.com/418...
     
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    I had no idea fracking was taking place in Papua-New Guinea !
     
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    It's not fracking in this case, it's about the India/Australian plate breaking apart.

    I can be as obtuse as the next fella.
     
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    "download now" big green button top left
    the program - at cnet (safe place)
    tiny program... 1122kb... then unzip (with 7zip) and launch - allow internet access for the quake data... then play with the options...
    took 3 minutes to figure it out...
     
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    You should realize that not all browsers display websites in the identical manner.

    Anyway, thanks for the link.

    I will enjoy displaying the quakes like the big guys.
     
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    Mr. Searcher, did you download that program and does it work for you?

    I think I can determine the age of a poster by the number of letters in their user name.
     
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    4/23/2014 -- 6.8M earthquake strikes Vancouver Island British Columbia / Canada

    [video=youtube_share;zsSNGYznDnU]http://youtu.be/zsSNGYznDnU[/video]

    http://youtu.be/zsSNGYznDnU

    Published on Apr 23, 2014
    Indeed, we were in the eye of the event, not out of it.

    ANOTHER borderline 7.0M earthquake has struck in the Pacific.

    A 6.8M earthquake has hit off the shores of British Columbia / Vancouver Island Canada

    Full post along with the original forecast for a large event in the area from the 19th and 21st:

    http://dutchsinse.tatoott1009.com/423...
     
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    I tried to download the program and when I did, a small screen from my anti-virus cam up saying the down load was aborted because the program was unsafe. Sorry for not replying sooner.
     
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    Vancouver Island Earthquake Near Port Hardy Registers 6.6 Magnitude :

    A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck off the coast of Port Hardy on northern Vancouver Island, but no major damage has been reported.

    The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake was about 94 kilometres south of Port Hardy in the ocean and was at a depth of 10 kilometres.

    Emergency Management B.C. says there is no tsunami warning for the West Coast, including B.C.

    People in Port Hardy reported the ground shook for more than 35 seconds, and groceries fell off the shelves of the local Overwaitea store, said Global News.

    Pamela Shea, who was working at the Airport Inn in Port Hardy, said feeling the rolling motion due to the quake was "pretty scary."

    "Oh goodness, yes. Oh goodness, yes," she repeated when asked if she felt the quake. "My chair was rolling back and forth, the bottles were rattling."

    "It was really kind of scary," Shelley Siemens, who lives in Port Hardy, told The Vancouver Sun. "I was in my bathroom and I have glass sliding doors — I thought they were going to come right out," said Siemens.

    more at link:

    http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2014/04/24/vancouver-earthquake-2014_n_5202810.html
     
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    5/05/2014 -- West Coast Volcanic Unrest -- Yellowstone (Idaho) EQ swarm @ ABANDONED MINE

    [video=youtube_share;bGyhqg0SJ5Y]http://youtu.be/bGyhqg0SJ5Y[/video]

    Published on May 4, 2014
    Multiple links below provided for easy reference. Showing the movement in detail.

    Beginning with the most recent posts from May 4th into 5th, 2014 regarding the current volcanic earthquakes in the US and Japan.

    Screenshots of the earthquake epicenters at the dormant volcanic sites.

    Also includes the main stream media reports, and professional reports from the American Geophysical Union which are shown in the video:
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    Recent website updates on the Japan, US, and Pacific Plate movement :

    http://dutchsinse.tatoott1009.com/504...

    United States volcanic movement in the past 7 days up to May 5, 2014 specifically:

    http://dutchsinse.tatoott1009.com/504...

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    Idaho Yellowstone Magma Chamber / Red Butte ID lookup coordinates to see the mine at the location:

    http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquake...

    Location

    44.598°N 114.322°W depth=5.0km (3.1mi)

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    Past month, back to the end of March, a series of volcanic related seismic events have taken place.

    2014's events here:

    http://dutchsinse.tatoott1009.com/?s=...

    2012 and 2013's documented volcanic earthquake events here:

    http://sincedutch.wordpress.com/?s=do...

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    Volcanic / Geothermal steam - smoke plume eruptions:

    2014 here:

    http://dutchsinse.tatoott1009.com/?s=...

    2012-2013 here:

    http://sincedutch.wordpress.com/?s=pl...
     
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    May 8, 3:13 PM EDT

    Strong earthquake shakes Mexico's Pacific coast

    By JOSE ANTONIO RIVERA
    Associated Press


    ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) -- A strong earthquake shook the southern Pacific coast of Mexico and several states, including the capital on Thursday, sending frightened people into unseasonal torrential rains that were also bearing down on the coast.

    The 6.4-magnitude quake in southern Guerrero state had an epicenter about 9 miles (15 kilometers) north of Tecpan de Galeana, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, and was felt about 171 miles (277 kilometers) miles away in Mexico City, where office workers streamed into the streets away from high-rise buildings.

    There were no immediate reports of injuries or major damage.

    Tecpan, near the epicenter, shook ferociously, causing a "wave of panic" and some roofs to cave in, said Mayor Crisoforo Otero Heredia. But there were no injuries.

    In Chilpancingo, the capital of Guerrero state, a wall collapsed and in Acapulco civil protection crews had found nothing so far except scared citizens who were forced to take refuge in the heavy rain that was hitting the region.

    In Mexico City, elegantly dressed businesswoman Carmen Lopez was leaving a downtown office building when the ground began to shake. She dashed across the street to a leafy median as light poles swayed violently above her.

    "That was just too scary," said Lopez, as she quickly started dialing her cellphone to alert friends and family.

    Behind her, thousands of people poured out from neighboring office buildings, following pre-planned evacuation routes to areas considered safe from any potential of falling glass.

    The quake had a depth of 15 miles (23 kilometers). The USGS downgraded the magnitude from 6.8.

    A 7.2-magnitude quake with an epicenter about 40 miles (66 kilometers) from Thursday's quake shook central and southern Mexico on April 18.

    That quake occurred along a section of the Pacific Coast known as the Guerrero Seismic Gap, a 125-mile (200-kilometer) section where tectonic plates meet and have been locked, meaning huge amounts of energy are being stored up with potentially devastating effects.

    In 1911, a magnitude-7.6 temblor struck along the section, according to the USGS.

    The USGS says the Guerrero Gap has the potential to produce a quake as strong as magnitude 8.4, potentially much more powerful than the magnitude-8.1 quake that killed 9,500 people and devastated large sections of Mexico City in 1985. The 1985 quake was centered 250 miles (400 kilometers) from the capital on the Pacific Coast.

    Mexico City is vulnerable to distant earthquakes because much of it sits atop the muddy sediments of drained lake beds. They jiggle like jelly when the quake waves hit.

    http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/storie...ME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2014-05-08-13-08-10
     
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    So is the entire planet about to shrink by 100', or grow?
     
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    5.8 earthquake felt in Alaska

    [​IMG]6 hours ago




    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 5.8 magnitude earthquake was felt in Alaska.

    The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake struck at 7:16 a.m. PDT on Saturday and was centered about 19 miles northwest of Anchor Point in the Cook Inlet region.

    However, the quake was felt in East Anchorage, causing some items on shelves to rattle for a bit. Anchorage is about 110 miles from Anchor Point.

    There were no immediate reports of damage.

    USGS says there is no tsunami danger.

    https://news.yahoo.com/5-8-earthquake-felt-alaska-145246405.html
     
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    Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On: Busy Stretch for Large Earthquakes


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    By By Becky Oskin, Senior Writer
    2 hours ago



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    Earthquakes in 2014, according to the IRIS database.


    If you have gotten the sense that Earth has been active lately, you were right.


    A Live Science analysis of U.S. Geological Survey data finds that April's first three weeks were the busiest stretch for earthquakes going back to at least the beginning of last year. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said April was a record month for warnings from the Alaska-based center.

    How about May? There were 17 magnitude-6 or larger earthquakes globally between May 1 and May 20, following a busy April that saw 26 temblors in that same magnitude range. By comparison, there were only six earthquakes this big in February, eight in January and just two in December.

    The average monthly tally of these large earthquakes in 2013 was 11.8. But experts say there's nothing unusual about the recent spike. And while April's pace was high, its monthly total is not a record. You only need to go back to March 2011 — when a magnitude-9.0 earthquake struck the Tohoku region of Japan — for a higher count: 72. [7 Craziest Ways Japan's Earthquake Affected Earth]

    Are you wondering if it's your imagination, or is there really an uptick in earthquakes? To find out, Live Science posed this question to seismologists, the scientists who study the trembling Earth, at their annual meeting in Anchorage, Alaska, last month. Not surprisingly, some had pithy responses.


    Age of megaquakes?

    "I've been answering that question for 34 years," said a smiling John Ebel, a professor at Boston College in Massachusetts. Translation: Nothing to see here. Move along.

    But Thorne Lay, a professor at the University of California, Santa Cruz, thinks there's something interesting happening with the world's great earthquakes.

    Between 1900 and 2004, the average yearly rate of quakes of magnitude 8 and larger was 0.65, Lay told Live Science. In the past 10 years, that rate jumped to 1.8 — an increase of almost a factor of 3, he said. But only the biggest quakes are becoming more frequent. There isn't a similar rise in smaller earthquakes. [The 10 Biggest Earthquakes in History]

    "There's a big mystery there," Lay said. Unfortunately, it's a tough one for researchers to solve. "The 110-year record is totally lacking," Lay said. "It's too short a window."

    The short time window of instrumental records, since the first seismometers went into action, makes it hard to find patterns amid the statistical noise of earthquakes.

    However, other seismologists have also analyzed the recent spate of great earthquakes and concluded it's totally random, according to several studies, including one published in the August 2012 Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America.


    No end times here

    Indeed, many, many statistical studies have shown that the Earth's shaking is a Poisson process, in which events occur completely randomly and independently of each other. That helps explain why earthquakes cluster in time — like flipping a coin and landing several heads in a row — or have surprisingly long quiet periods. So this year could be one in which those random clusters of earthquakes are occurring.

    That's what Eric Fielding thinks. "There are more, but it's still within statistical variation," said Fielding, a geophysicist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.

    And five months into 2014, the worldwide earthquake numbers do indeed track along with the long-term statistics kept by the U.S. Geological Survey.

    Since 1900, every year has averaged around 15 magnitude-7 quakes, or about one every three weeks, and 134 magnitude-6 temblors, and so on, the USGS reports.

    This year's recent major quakes included the magnitude-8.2 event in Chile on April 1 and the magnitude-7.2 quake in Mexico on April 18. Not on this list was the moderate 5.1-magnitude temblor in Los Angeles on March 29.

    The USGS records about 20,000 earthquakes every year, but estimates that several million more go unmarked by people — mostly quakes too small to be felt.

    However, even small earthquakes get more attention than they used to, thanks to the power of electronic media, said USGS scientist Paul Earle, director of the National Earthquake Information Center. A magnitude-4.8 temblor near Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming was once local news, but now the information quickly spreads worldwide among people who track shaking at the rumbling supervolcano.


    Sorry, Sooner State

    So are there more earthquakes this year? Maybe. Maybe not! It depends on whom you ask. Scientists don't even know why earthquakes start and stop, so there's a lot left to learn.

    But there is one place where the answer is an unequivocal yes: rumbling, rattling Oklahoma.

    The rise in earthquakes in Oklahoma is "unprecedented," in the words of state geologist Austin Holland. And unless you belong to the state oil and gas lobby, the cause is pretty clear — pumping million of barrels of chemical-laced fracking wastewater into deep wells.

    So many small earthquakes struck Oklahoma in recent months that the USGS recently issued an earthquake hazard warning for a magnitude 5, which could damage buildings and structures.

    Because of the recent jump in man-made earthquakes (called induced seismicity) throughout the United States, the USGS plans to estimate the national shaking risk from induced earthquakes for the first time, said USGS geophysicist Justin Rubinstein. The USGS issues 30-year forecasts of earthquake probability for the United States.

    "The increased earthquake rate indicates there is an increase in earthquake hazard," Rubinstein said at the Anchorage meeting.

    http://news.yahoo.com/whole-lotta-shakin-goin-busy-stretch-large-earthquakes-165008401.html
     
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    QWAK,Fracking is as much about getting more oil and gas as it is being PAYED big BUCKS to get rid of very nasty toxic chemecals left over from making and building modern devices people want and demand.:idea::thumbs_down:

    That stuff has to go some ware :yes: and they don't tell the public what they are pumping:36_1_30: --- most likely they don't want to know:ahhhhh::452: what hazardus waist they are pumping down the hole --- it is better not to know --- in case some one asks!:dontknow:

    Personaly my thinking is that if they pump enough water and GOD only knows what down enough holes to places ware whater has not been for millions even billions of years that it can lubricate and make it posable for very large aerias of surface to move perhaps as much as miles in one jump.:yes::36_1_25:

    Edgar Casey said we would see well above 9s and the rictor scale would be toped at 12!!!:ahhhhh:

    I'm in Arkansas on top a mountain and I think it may be nice some time in the future to have ocean front property!:idea::23_28_100s::cheerful:

    the DUCK :15_1_70v:
     
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    5/24/2014 -- 6.9M earthquake strikes Europe / Greece + New Global Overview

    [video=youtube_share;NuoNoQEkNFU]http://youtu.be/NuoNoQEkNFU[/video]

    http://youtu.be/NuoNoQEkNFU

    Published on May 24, 2014
    Full website post with graphics shown in the video, as well as earthquake monitoring links to use:

    http://dutchsinse.tatoott1009.com/524...
     
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    6/23/2014 -- 8.0M Earthquake and Tsunami strike Alaska -- Aleutian Islands Pacific Warning

    [video=youtube_share;9xVCh9rfz50]http://youtu.be/9xVCh9rfz50[/video]

    http://youtu.be/9xVCh9rfz50


    Published on Jun 23, 2014
    Large 8.0M earthquake strikes Alaska's Aleutian Islands... Pacific Tsunami warnings have been issued !

    Post here with links:

    http://dutchsinse.tatoott1009.com/623...
     
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    Do we know yet if there was a tsunami from the Alaskan earthquake yesteday?
     
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    No tsunami.........thankfully.

    Good to see you posting again. Hope you're doing well.
     
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    We felt that Lordsburg shaker last night. First one in this area. I thought it was a strong gust of wind shaking the house, then realized what it was. After living in LA for a number of years, it was no big deal. The wife had never felt a quake before and thought it was the cats fighting under the bed. LOL

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    How extinct undersea volcanoes trigger rare 'tsunami earthquakes':



    Tsunamis, like the one that stuck Aceh, Indonesia, can cause serious flooding and submerge entire villages.United States Navy
    How unusual slow earthquakes can spawn powerful tsunamis is a long-standing mystery that researchers may have finally solved.

    Called "tsunami earthquakes," these slow quakes are capable of creating huge waves that can cause serious damage to coastal cities. Tsunami earthquakes are not like typical earthquakes. They happen slowly and don't generate the same kind of violent shaking as typical earthquakes the tell-tale sign that it's time to evacuate.


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    Scientists first discovered tsunami earthquakes 35 years ago and they happen so rarely there has been little opportunity to study them since. Now, a new study suggests that tsunami earthquakes happen when two sections of Earth's crust, called tectonic plates, get hung up on extinct volcanoes on the ocean floor, called seamounts. The seamounts act like tread on a tire and make tectonic plates stick. [The 10 Biggest Earthquakes in History]

    The research team realized these extinct volcanoes sometimes get squashed in subduction zones. A subduction zone is where one tectonic plate is sliding under the other plate.

    The researchers propose that two tsunamis that struck New Zealand in 1947 were caused by tsunami earthquakes that struck in a zone near two sunken volcanoes off the country's northern coast. The earthquake happened when the Pacific tectonic plate slid under the New Zealand tectonic plate, releasing a massive buildup of energy. However, the actual rupture of tsunami earthquakes is slow compared with regular earthquakes. The rupture happens at 335 to 670 mph. In regular earthquakes that rupturing can happen two or three times faster. The slow rupture allows time for huge waves to swell.

    Bell and the team estimate the tsunamis might have reached 43 feet. Since the New Zealand tsunami earthquake, scientists think there have been nine other tsunami earthquakes. In 1992, a magnitude-7.2 earthquake off the coast of Nicaragua created a wave 26 feet tall that killed 170 people. In 2006, an earthquake off the coast of Indonesia with the same magnitude created a wave 23 feet tall that drowned 637 people.

    Researchers arrived at this conclusion by studying eyewitness accounts from the earthquakes. Witnesses did not report any violent shaking associated with regular earthquakes. Instead they reported feeling the ground "rolling" and feelings of seasickness. After analyzing data originally collected for oil and gas deposit searches, the researchers were able to locate two extinct volcanoes off the coast that likely caused the tsunamis.

    By understanding the geologic causes of tsunami earthquakes, scientists hope to pinpoint the areas most at risk for the mysterious slow earthquakes. The scientists hope the new research will help raise awareness among people living in coastal regions who are at risk for tsunami earthquakes.

    "These tsunami earthquakes create very little ground shaking, but they shake the ground gently for a long time," lead researcher Rebecca Bell from Imperial College London, told Live Science. "The best warning for residents living close by is that if they feel a very prolonged earthquake, even if the shaking is gentle, they should evacuate to high ground. New tsunami warning signs in New Zealand now use the tag line 'Long, strong, gone'."

    Despite a network of seismometers (instruments that measure ground motion, which is then used to measure earthquake size) across the globe that allows geologists to detect very low magnitude underwater quakes, scientists are unsure which quakes have the potential to generate tsunami waves. For now, the researchers think teaching people living in tsunami-risk areas to watch for prolonged shaking will be the most effective way to keep people safe.

    The new study was published on May 5 in the journal Earth and Planetary Science Letters.

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