Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Subduction zone model: Deep Earth tremors to foretell major earthquakes?

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Results of a new subduction zone model were presented last week at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco. They emphasize the possibility to use...

Strange Sounds: Volcano Eruption Produces High-Frequency Hums

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Some volcanoes 'scream' at ever-higher pitches before they erupt. The noise is created by a tremor caused by a swarm of mini earthquakes that precedes the eruption. Scientists analysed an eruption sequence...

Loud Booms after Shallow Earthquake in Lilydale, Melbourne, Australia – June 21 2013

Lilydale, an eastern suburb of Melbourne in AUstralia, was hit by a low magnitude and shallow earthquake at around about 6.57am early on Friday morning, creating loud rumbling noises, waking...

Fracking Responsible for Mysterious Earthquake Swarm at Fayetteville Shale in Arkansas – May 2013

Thank you to an active follower who sent me the link. At least three dozen earthquakes were felt in central Arkansas over last week, the strongest of which was...

Giant Earth Crack Opens Up Along Costa de Hermosillo in Mexico (VIDEO)

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But how did this giant crack form is still a mystery! Was the huge fissure caused by the nearby San Andreas Fault or is the collapse related to groundwater? This one kilometer long...

Massive Earthquakes Strike Taiwan, the Southern Philippines and the Solomon Islands – June 2 2013

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October 15 2013 : Breaking: Massive earthquake in Bohol Philippines on October 15 2013         Earthquakes have jolted Taiwan, the southern Philippines and ocean depths off the Solomon Islands. A magnitude 5.7 earthquake...

Science Magazine: Four Studies Demonstrate That Fracking and Geothermal Power Produce Earthquakes

Since several years now, Sincedutch = Dutchsinse reports on earthquakes related to fracking and oil drilling among other subjects. Now, in this week issue of Science Magazine, four different scientific...

The Best Earthquake Map Ever: More Than 100 Years Of Earthquakes On A Glowing Map World

If you've ever wondered where — and why — earthquakes happen the most, look no further! I found a beautiful and arresting map (by John Nelson), which plots more...

Incredible Geological Oddity: New Island Emerges in Arabian Sea After Pakistan’s 7.7 Quake

Incredible but true: A massive, 7.7 magnitude earthquake - that struck south-central Pakistan on Tuesday afternoon local time - raised a new 30-40 feet high and 100 feet long...

Man-Made Earthquake in Switzerland: Geothermal Drilling Triggers a Magnitude 3.6 Earthquake near St. Gallen

There is a geothermal project going on in the canton of St-Gallen in Switzerland. During this week-end something unexpected happened at the borehole. The geothermal works in Sittertobel near...

Not One, But Three New Islands Following Major Pakistan’s Earthquake

When the shock of the temblor subsided on Tuesday, people living in the coastal town of Gwadar were stunned to see a new island in the sea. That's not all....

Listen To The Terrifying Sound of 2011 Honshu Earthquake, Japan (VIDEO)

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Listen to the earthquake that created the Great Honshu, Japan tsunami! The terrifying sound of 2011 Honshu earthquake was recorded by an underwater hydrophone located near the Aleutian Islands of Alaska! You've...