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San Andreas Fault Linked to Cascadia Subduction Zone: Earthquakes Along Cascadia Trigger Similar Shakers on San Andreas Making For a Giant Seismic Event That Would Span the Entire West Coast of the U.S.

Two of the west coast’s biggest earthquake faults may have far more interaction than previously thought. According to geologists, an earthquake on the Cascadia Subduction Zone could...

Winter Has Arrived in Hawaii

A winter storm is currently dumping several inches of snow in Hawaii at higher elevations. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for summits above...

Microplastics Are in the Oceans, in the Rain, in Animals, in Our Poop… They Are Everywhere!

Nothing seems safe from plastic contamination. Microplastics are a million times more abundant in the ocean than previously thought, new research demonstrates. Microplastics...

Fukushima Liquidators Are Real

The robotic equipment failed. So they sent up humans for 4 days to finish the job. Tepco needs a serious review over the initial dismantling plan for Fukushima.

Thanksgiving Bombogenesis Sets Record for Biggest Wave (75 feet) and Lowest Pressure in California

Do you remember that nasty winter storm that slammed the West Coast right before Thanksgiving? Well it turns out this historic storm did more than just disrupt holiday...

Beachgoers Swim in Toxic Foam in Chennai (Video)

Would you also swim in this foamy water? It might seem fun, but it's highly toxic! Toxic foam engulfs...

Another Winter Storm Is Headed For North California! Please Plan Accordingly

Another winter storm is headed for Norcal! And I thought winter wasn't until Dec 21st? Another winter storm is forecast for...

Fascinating: Wood Frogs Survive Frigid Winter Weather by Undergoing a Freezing and Thawing Cycle

Wow, our amazing Creator at work, awesome!! I've always wondered what happened to them during the winter. North America’s wood frogs survive frigid...

Another Rare M2.1 Earthquake Hits Near Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, Massachusetts

A M2.1 earthquake struck North Plymouth, Massachusetts, on December 3, 2019, at 4:29 p.m. local time, at a depth of 5.5 miles (8.9 km).  Officials say that the...

From Deadly Typhoon Kammuri in Philippines to Out-of-Control Fires in Australia, Extreme Weather Events Become the New Normal on a Global Scale

Everyday, humans are confronted to adverse weather events, as if it was becoming the new normal globally. Here a wrap-up of the most powerful events that are currently...

Recent West Coast Earthquakes Have Scientists Very Interested Because it Has a Connection With the Big Cascadia Earthquake

The Pacific Northwest is rumbling. You just might not know it.  A M4.5 quake between Port Orford and Coos Bay, Oregon has scientists very interested because it has...

Weaponized Lightning Kills 5 Football Players in Zambia

That is the kind of nightmare you don't even wish to your worst enemy! Being killed by a lightning! Lightning looking like a dinosaur...

Monster 100ft Sinkhole Swallows up Lorry and E-Bike in Guangzhou, China – 3 Missing

Three people including a father and a his on-month-old son are missing after a giant sinkhole swallowed a street sweeper and an electric bike before filling with water.

Mount Rainier Earthquake Swarm

After a spurt of seismic activity this weekend, Mount Rainier National Park was shaken by a 3.6 magnitude earthquake Sunday afternoon. The quake hit at 12:31 p.m. and was...

Truck Hit by Lightning Explodes, Bursts Into Flames – Family Escapes

We just barely got away from the truck and it was engulfed in flames... Someone up above was watching over us... Family escapes truck...

New Species of Tree With Human-Sized Leaves Discovered in Amazon

While the Amazon is burning down... Researchers have discovered a new tree species that has human-sized leaves. A giant...

It’s snowing on the First Day of Summer in Australia – Up to 1 Foot of Fresh Snow

It's the first week of summer and rather than sunshine and heat, it's snowing. Many parts of Victoria have shivered through a cold and wet start to the...

Double-Barreled Atmospheric River to Slam Northern California Into Monday Afternoon and Southern California During Tuesday Night and Wednesday

An atmospheric river, loaded with moisture, will slam California during early December with rain and mountain snow. The first part of the storm will slam Northern California into...

Nope! Nope! Nope! That’s Not Something You Would Expect to Happen in Texas!

Finding a bat trapped in a large spider web is the stuff of nightmare you would expect to happen in wild rainforests in Brazil or Thailand. But it...

Impressive Video Shows All Earthquakes That Hit Alaska Between 1918 and 2019

This powerful animation features every earthquake in the USGS/NEIC catalog for Alaska between 1918 and 2019, so in the last hundred years. And with recent technology, we are...

Anomalous Concentration of Methane Vents Discovered at the Northern Cascadia Margin

Off the coast of Washington, columns of bubbles rise from the seafloor, as if evidence of a sleeping dragon lying below. But these bubbles are methane that is...

Snowmageddon Around the World: Meters of Snow in California – Europe’s Exceptional Snowfall Continues – Japan, Canada and China Winter Storm Alerts

While a record-breaking bombogenesis has brought record amounts of snow in the Sierras and the Rockies this week, weather specialists say a powerful atmospheric river is set to dump much more starting...

Thousands of Jellyfish Wash Up on Popular Beaches of Azov Sea, Crimea After Major Storm

Beachgoers were left baffled after finding thousands of jellyfish stranded on popular beaches along the Azov Sea in Crimea. Officials say the mass die-off is due to a...

3 Earthquakes Rattle Missouri Right in the New Madrid Seismic Zone

The New Madrid Fault System is rumbling again. Within the last 10 hours, 3 tremors of M2.6 and 2 times M2.0 rattled Lilbourn and New Madrid, respectively.

Lightning Bolt Kills 49 Cows in Zambia

A lightning strike has killed 49 cattle in the western province of Zambia. The cows were grazing under a tree when the lightning struck. Ironically, the tree...

Frigid Temperatures Engulf Russia With -54°C (-65°F) – That’s More Than 20°C Below Normal

An intense Arctic outbreak has developed over northeastern Russia lately. Normally between -25°C (-13°F) and -30°C (-22°F), the temperatures have dropped below -50°C (-58°F) in the last days....

Record-Setting Double Bomb Cyclone Slams Western U.S. with Blizzard Conditions and 100 mph Winds

Dangerous travel conditions are being reported across portions of the western U.S. on the busiest travel day of the year. And the detrimental impacts from snow, rain and...

After Albania, Now Strong M6.0 Earthquake Hits Greece

Southern and south-eastern Europe is really lighting up at the moment with earthquakes. A M6.0 earthquake just hit west of Crete, Greece, this morning.

Major Water Receding Event Empties the Don River and the Taganrog Bay at its Lowest in Russia

A strong wind is raging in the Rostov region, Region. Since a few days now, there is almost no water left at the mouth of the Don -...

Plane Heavily Damaged by Hail and Lightning in Zambia

Those pictures are just too incredible! Yes flying through that thunderstorm in Zambia must have been really wild. Plane in Zambia heavily damaged by...

Monster Storm Smashes Sydney with Huge Hail and Damaging Winds Leaving 76,000 People in the Dark

A severe, fast-moving thunderstorm swept across the Greater Sydney region on Tuesday afternoon. Huge hail and powerful winds wreak havoc on trains and roads, causing widespread damage...

M6.4 Albania Earthquake: Largest Quake in Decades kills at least 13 and Injures 600 After Buildings Collapse

The 6.4-magnitude quake struck near Tirana, the capital on November 26, 2019 at 2:54 (UTC). At least 13 deaths were reported after several buildings collapsed.

Lightning Strike Sinks Ship: 4 Dead, One Missing

They went out for fishing. And caught a lightning! A fishing vessel sank after being struck by a lightning in Indonesia. 4 dead and...

Yellowstone National Park Is Creating a New Thermal Area

There are no water features at the new hot spot yet, but some steam vents. The ground is very hot and spongy, and in some areas it is...

Freak Weather Kills 6 Across Europe and It’s Just the Beginning

Six people have been killed following a weekend of storms, floods and a landslide across parts of Europe. And it is just the beginning...

After 100,000 Earthquakes, Southern California Is Waiting in Fear For the Big One

After a bit less than 6 months and more than 100,000 aftershocks after the Ridgecrest event... Southern California geologists are waiting in fear for the next Big One.

Tension Is Building on the Cascadia Subduction Zone Growing Fears of Devastating Quake

TENSION is building up along the Cascadia Subduction Zone. Experts fear a devastating magnitude nine earthquake could strike at any moments. Big One...

Japan: Radioactive Fukushima Water Release

Japan doesn't want to share information about the release of Fukushima radioactive water in the Pacific Ocean. And neighboring countries start to get really angry.

Ancient Tree Records Earth’s Magnetic Field Reversal in its Ring

Trees are awesome. They live, have a soul and sometimes even record apocalyptic events that occur on Earth. Recently, in Ngawha, on New Zealand’s North Island, people discovered...

Hotspot Degassing Beneath South Africa Is Responsible For its Abnormal Landscape and Heat Flux

Southern Africa is characterised by unusually elevated topography and abnormal heat flow, which have baffled scientists for decades. Noble gase measurements now confirm plume-related mantle degassing beneath...