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

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 deep Earth tremors to forecast...

Strange Sounds: Volcano Eruption Produces High-Frequency Hums

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 at Alaska's Redoubt Volcano and...

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 residents and shaking houses. The quite...

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 3.5 magnitude. Most quakes hit...

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

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 and eight meters deep large trench in...

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

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 rattled the southern Philippines on...

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 articles corroborate the findings of...

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 than a century's worth (since...

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 island, off the coast of...

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 St. Gallen in Switzerland have...

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. Two other islands have come...

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

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 seen the shocking video of...

Unusual Geological Event In South Jersey: Mysterious Tremors in Atlantic, Cape May, and Cumberland Counties – March 19 2013

Just after 3 o'clock Tuesday afternoon residents in Atlantic, Cape May, and Cumberland counties say they felt multiple earthquake-like tremors that rattled...

These Are The 10 Strongest Earthquakes Ever Recorded in History

Have you ever wondered what were the 10 biggest recorded earthquakes in the world? Well here a list of the top 10! Enjoy! But some may be missing! 1. Chile, 1960 - Magnitude 9.5 Approximately 1,655 people were killed...

Popocatepetl Volcano: State of Alert After Seismic Activity Increases Near Mexico City – May 12 2013

Mexican towns in two central states and the capital were put on alert yesterday after seismic activity has increased at the Popocatepetl volcano near Mexico City following and the volcano shook on Saturday night...

Deadly Earthquake Strikes Southern Philippines – October 15 2013

A strong 7.2-magnitude earthquake rocked southern Philippines early on Tuesday causing at least four deaths in a building collapse. The earthquake was originally reported as a 7.4 event but was later downgraded to a 7.2 magnitude...

Gafsa Beach: Mysterious Lake Discovered In Tunisian Desert. Paradise Or Poison?

Gafsa Beach: Mysterious lake discovered in Tunisian desert. This mystery lake appeared out of nowhere in Tunisia. It was discovered by shepherds in Gafsa... But is the water radioactive? Some say that it is a miracle,...

Earthquake Lights Are A Real Phenomenon! They’re Not UFOs

For centuries people have observed strange phenomena before large earthquakes, such as light emanating from ridges and mountaintops. These reports were once dismissed by many scientists, in part because they are often entangled in unscientific theories....

Deadly Earthquake in China: Massive Earthquake Kills About 100 people in Sichuan China – April 20 2013

At least 100 dead after 6.6-magnitude earthquake rocks China's southwestern province of Sichuan. The quake, measured at varying magnitudes between 6.6 and 7.0, hit at 8.02am local time close to the city of Ya'an...

Earthquake Booms: Laboratory Experiments Confirm that Supershear Earthquakes can go Boom!

  Earthquake booms have been reported since the beginning of time. But experimental and scientific explanations of this strange phenomenon were lacking. Now it is done! For the first time ever, scientists were able to decipher in...

Booming Sounds in Missouri Ozarks: warning of coming earthquake on New Madrid Fault?

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Earthquake lights can appear in the sky before large seismic events – Sign before a quake

Sometimes, mysterious earthquake lights appear in the sky just before large seismic events! So if you see some bluish to rainbow color clouds and you live in an earthquake prone area, you better run under...

Seismic Watch: The planet has now entered a window of elevated risks for a major earthquake

The planet has now entered a window of elevated risks for a major earthquake to strike somewhere on the planet from now, through March 23, 2013. People in seismically high-risk regions should remain alert...

Our Earth Is Active: Large Earthquake, Large Sinkhole Formation, Mysterious Explosions – March 18 2013

Magnitude 6.1 Earthquake - 121km E of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands - March 19 2013, 03:29:00 UTC - USGS A large sinkhole opens up in Bangor, Maine - March 18 2013 A sinkhole big enough...

Japan Earthquake and Tsunami 2011: Discover how They Changed the World’s Equilibrium

How did the huge Japan Earthquale and tsunami change the world? Discover seven amazing and scary ways how they changed the world! Back in 2011 a massive 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of...

Are the Deep 8.2-Mag Earthquake in Sakhalin Region and Chirinkotan Volcano Eruption in Kuril Islands Related?

Almost the entire continent was shaken by a major 8.2 earthquake in the Sakhalin region. Tremors have been felt all across Russia and in Europe. Although the magnitude of the tremors felt in Moscow...

Groaning Earth: 7.8 Magnitude Earthquake Kills At Least 40 As It Strikes At The Iran-Pakistan Border

At least 40 are dead after a major earthquake struck Tuesday near the Iran-Pakistan border. The shallow and powerfull 7.8 magnitude earthquake, which struck along the Iran-Pakistan border, was felt in several countries in...

Yellowstone Supervolcano: Earthquakes Represent the Real Killer Hazard Events

The pervasive hazard in Yellowstone is earthquakes. They are the killer events. Although a supervolcano blasting Yellowstone National Park may capture the imagination, the region's real risk comes from earthquakes said researchers at the Geological...

Earthquake Prediction: Are magnetic waves the solution?

Earthquake prediction? How to predict earthquakes? What methods and signals can accurately foretell quakes? These are some questions scientists try to answer since centuries without any success. Animal behavior? Little tremors? Weather changes? Seismographs?...

Earthquake Swarm in California: 14 Earthquakes within 1 Hour Near La Habra and Brea – March 28 2014

 The earth is trembling in La Habra and Brea, California Three earthquakes (M3.6, M5.1, M3.4) have struck the area of La Habra in California within the last hour. An earthquake swarm (M1.8 to M3.6) is...

3 volcanic quakes shake coastal Mt. Mayon with steam plumes spotted in the Philippine Islands

DAET, Camarines Norte – A magnitude 4.2 earthquake has hit the northern shores of Camarines Norte and Catanduanes provinces early morning on Sunday, May 11, 2014. The tremor epicenter was at 93 kilometers northwest of...

A Catastrophe Is Happening In The Depths Of The Sea But Nobody Knows Why!

Japanese Fishermen catch 105 "Photonectes" fish near the coast of the province of Kochi. But, what's weird is that this fish species naturally lives at 1,000 meters under the water surface. According to the fishermen, fishing...

Fracking quake in Oklahoma? Earthquake Booms Baffle Guthrie Residents – February 14 2014

Loud booms were heard and felt by many residents around Guthrie, Oklahoma, on Friday 14, 2014. They were created by four earthquakes. The largest, a 3.1-magnitude quake at about 6:20 p.m caused damages in Guthrie. Shallow...

Tsunami warning issued for Hawaii after massive 7.7-magnitude on the Queen Charlotte Islands – October 27 2012

27 October 2012 - Tsunami warning issued for Hawaii after massive 7.7-magnitude on the Queen Charlotte Islands A tsunami warning has been issued for Hawaii after a 7.7-magnitude earthquake rocked the Queen's Charlotte island off...

Are Earthquakes Responsible for Loud Rumbling Sounds in Oklahoma? – June 2013

An active follower informed me, that he heard and was shaken by a loud boom this morning, June 18 2013, at around 8:40 a.m  in central Oklahoma. I found that a magnitude 2.9 earthquake actually...

Earthquake strange sounds: satellites can detect earthquakes’ booms when big enough – February 27 2013

In 2001, seismometers in the Spokane, Washington, area recorded more than 100 earthquakes, some as large as magnitude 4.0. One of the characteristics of the 2001 activity was the reports of loud booms, which...

Megaquake and tsunami would kill thousands along Pacific Northwest coast and cost U.S. $32 billion

Experts corroborate in a new report what I already introduced in a previous post. The scientific report presented to Oregon legislators today warns it is only a matter of time before a large quake...

Hurricane Map: More Than 150 Years of Hurricanes on a Glowing Colors Tropical Storm Map

The effect of this amazing map is not only beautiful and mind-blowing but also informative — more than 150 years of hurricane data. This hurricane map offers a unique perspective of the Earth with Antarctica...

Unknown Quake Fault Created the Devastating Magnitude 7.2 Earthquake in Philippines

It seems that the October 15, 2013, earthquake that killed about 200 people and caused major infrastructure damage in Bohol and Cebu was triggered by a previously unknown fault in western Bohol, Philippines. Geologists from the Philippine...

Natural Fracking: Subduction Zone Earthquake May Trigger Undersea Methane Reservoirs

Earthquakes can rip open sub-sea pockets of methane, a highly potent greenhouse gas, according to a study by German and Swiss scientists published on Sunday in the Journal Nature Geoscience. Quake-caused methane should be...