Discussion in 'Present & Current Events' started by Toroid, Sep 20, 2017.
Indonesia Issues Tsunami Warning After 6.9 Quake in Molucca Sea
Look at the number of quakes in the lower left of the map.
I fantasize about wintering in Chico, I used to live in Los Angeles for 35 years until things went a little South for me a couple of winters ago. But as you know it's an awfully expensive there now, almost like New York. I've been to Chico several times since it's a pretty cool little town. In looking at some of these maps I'm wondering about it now.
Mind you it isn't even close to Ridgecrest but I can't stop wondering about it.
There's a disturbing cluster of activity under that boxed in section as well, I wonder if the two areas are connected in some way?...
California earthquake: 7.1 magnitude quake created crack so big it can be seen in satellite images
These earthquakes could be harbingers of things to come. I had assumed that having moderate earthquakes was a good thing because they may relieve stress in a relatively safe way. According to some of the things I've read, however, it may be signaling a new wave of bigger quakes in the near future.
Hopefully most west coast cities will continue to take steps to be better prepared for earthquakes and tsunamis.
Supervolcano fears: 'Big One' is coming
One thing I wonder about is the persistent stories I've seen in the news about how California is sinking, possible due to drought and the agricultural industry.
California Sinking Faster Than Thought, Aquifers Could Permanently Shrink
Would that have an effect on the earthquake faults?
This Isn't Normal: Kansas And Oklahoma Have Been Hit By 65 Earthquakes Within The Last 7 Days
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Shallow M5.7 earthquake hits near Istanbul as officials say major quake will destroy the megapole without notice in the next few years - Strange Sounds
Considering where they live in Turkey they should always be prepared for major earthquakes.
As for his statement about the Mid-Atlantic Ridge it is an active spreading center so there is always seismic and volcanic some where along the feature.
Shaking continues to rattle the New Madrid Seismic Fault as Missouri is preparing for the Great Central U.S. ShakeOut Earthquake Drill on October 17 - Strange Sounds
Strongest earthquake in 15 years hit southern France - 4 injured and damage - Strange Sounds
M4.9 earthquake hits Mauna Kea on Big Island, Hawaii - Is the tallest volcano on earth waking up? - Strange Sounds
Magnitude 7.4 quake strikes near Moluccas, Indonesia: USGS
M6.4 Albania earthquake: At least 13 dead and 300 injured after buildings collapse - Strange Sounds
3 earthquakes shake Missouri right in the New Madrid Seismic Zone - Strange Sounds
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M6.5 earthquake hits 5km of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico - Strange Sounds
I felt this one.
Magnitude 4.6 earthquake strikes Barstow