Category: earthquakes

The Whole Planet Is Ringing Like A Bell

All earthquakes since 1898. (view larger image) Canary Islands | Mid-Atlantic Ridge What everyone should be watching for, according to Steve Quayle: – THE WHOLE PLANET IS RINGING LIKE A BELL, SEISMICALLY AND VOLCANICALLY. THE RING OF FIRE WHICH CIRCLES THE PACIFIC RIM IS ESPECIALLY ACTIVE.   – NOTE THE …

Earthquakes USA During Past Year

In case you’re curious about earthquakes in the USA, I’ve captured several maps showing where they have been shaking during the past year till the date of this post. There are well known regions of the United States which are susceptible to earthquakes and hopefully the people living there have …

Earthquake Preparedness At Home

Having lived and worked in the Bay Area of California for nearly 15 years (not there anymore…), I experienced quite a number of earthquakes and learned to live with the threat of earthquakes 24/7. I will never forget ‘the first time’… It wasn’t long after we moved there. It was …

Earthquakes During 2014 In USA

I’ve created a kmz file (Google Earth) of the earthquakes which occurred in the United States during 2014, magnitude 2.0 or greater – interesting to browse, not only for preparedness sake, but for fun… I’ve circled a few particular regions (shown above) where there were clusters of earthquakes (although there’s …

Hundreds Of Idaho Earthquakes Are Shattering Nerves

170 miles due west of the Yellowstone super-volcano lies the small town of Challis, Idaho – the residents of which have been shaken from a sudden swarm of earthquakes. They have a historical reason to be concerned: The Challis-Mackay region experienced extensive damage on October 28, 1983, when the Borah …

Hundreds Of Earthquakes In Alaska Last 7 Days

msb-note: I happened to be browsing Google Earth for recent earthquakes and was shocked at what I saw as I scrolled over towards Alaska… hundreds of earthquakes… all just in the last 7 days! Just last night (Friday) residents on Kodiak Island and the Kenai Peninsula were shaken awake at …

(UPDATE) Imminent Magnitude 9 Earthquake?

Earthquakes trigger more earthquakes. ———- UPDATE: Magnitude 6.3 NOV-8 Earthquake At Cascadia Raises More Concern Scroll down for more… ———- At the Seismology Lab at the University of Washington, there is concern that the 7.7 magnitude earthquake that occurred on the British Columbia coast over the weekend could affect the …

Earthquakes Swarming Northern Iceland

Source: Icelandic Met Office Northern Iceland has suddenly become extremely active with swarms of earthquakes, many of them of sufficient magnitude to shake up the region. The earthquakes actually began yesterday, Sunday. ——————– Excerpts from a local Icelandic volcano blog… volcanocafe.wordpress.com Quite heavy earthquake swarm in North of Iceland…Some broken …

East Coast Earthquake: Magnitude 4.6

Felt intensely in New England, a magnitude 4.6 earthquake struck near Hollis, Maine at 7:12 PM local time, October 16, about 85 miles north of Boston. The earthquake rippled out from the epicenter, which was very shallow at 5km (about 3 miles under the earth’s surface), which was a reason …

HUGE SouthEast Earthquake Drill

“The Great SouthEast ShakeOut” …do they know something? The Department of Emergency Management of six southeastern states are coordinating and participating in the largest earthquake drill, ever, in the southeast United States. October 18, 10:18 AM. Participants will include schools and universities, the federal government, state and local government, businesses, …

Earthquakes Bristling At Tectonic Plate Boundaries

For those of you who have been reading this site for awhile know that one of my interests and curiosities is the geophysical going’s on of our planet, including earthquakes. Well, it is interesting to notice that there have been a curious number of earthquakes of magnitude 5.0 or greater …

Sudden Major Earthquakes Near Poles

Earthquakes do come suddenly. However there have been a number of major earthquakes during the past several days, several of which are highly interesting as they shook a region of the planet not too often noticed compared to other active earthquake regions (near the poles). Along the Pacific-Antarctic Ridge, and …

New Earthquakes on New Madrid Fault Zone

Whenever we see new earthquakes along or near the New Madrid Fault Zone in the south central United States, we are reminded of the historical record-breaking earthquakes that have occurred there and the danger that still exists. Recently, beginning June 17 there have been a handful of earthquakes (seven – …
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