Tsunami

In 2011, an earthquake generated a devastating tsunami that was observed across the Pacific and caused tremendous local devastation in Japan. (Photo/Shunichi Koshimura)

By Michael Kuhne – AccuWeather

Stretching more than 600 miles (965 km) along the coastline from Vancouver Island down to California’s Cape Mendocino lies a sleeping, tectonic giant capable of causing massive devastation and drastically changing the face of the Pacific Northwest.

The Cascadia subduction zone rests beneath the waves approximately 62 miles (100 km) offshore where the oceanic Juan de Fuca Plate converges and slides under, or subducts beneath, the western edge of the North American continent.

The same fierce geologic forces which gave rise to the Cascade Range and cemented the region’s place in the Ring of Fire have also been responsible for massive earthquakes, volcanism and catastrophic tsunami events in the past.

Continue reading at AccuWeather: Preparing for the Unpredictable: Megaquake, Tsunami May Forever Alter the Pacific Northwest

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By Suspicious0bservers

Published on May 31, 2015

Observing the Frontier Conference: https://www.eventjoy.com/e/suspicious…

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www.MagneticReversal.org
www.ObservatoryPorject.com

Discussing Earthquakes with Kongpop: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ThCUZ…

TODAY’s LINKS:
South Cal Tsunami Threat: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/wol1/d…
WUWT Article: http://wattsupwiththat.com/2015/05/29…
Deep Quakes Paper: http://www.earth.northwestern.edu/peo…
Hubbard Glacier: http://www.weather.com/science/enviro…

IMPORTANT:
Earth’s Magnetic Reversal: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sIayx…
Top 6 Climate Change Problems: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Ew05…
Sun Series: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=…
Discussing Earthquakes with Kongpop: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ThCUZ…
10 Amazing Solar Eruptions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qBwm…

San Andreas Movie Poster

By Michael Snyder – End of The American Dream

Hollywood has a long history of inserting political messages, social commentaries, subliminal effects and even cryptic warnings about the future into big budget films.  So is someone attempting to use “San Andreas” to tell us something?  For many years, doomsayers have been warning that the “Big One” is going to come along and rip the coastline of California to shreds.  Up until this moment, it hasn’t happened, but without a doubt we have moved into a time of increased geological activity all over the globe.  As you read this article, 42 volcanoes around the planet are currently erupting.  That means that the number of volcanoes erupting right now is greater than the 20th century’s average for an entire year.  In addition, we have been witnessing a great deal of very unusual earthquake activity lately.  Just in the United States, we have seen unusual earthquakes hit Michigan, Texas, Mississippi, California, Idaho And Washington within the last month or so.  Could it be possible that our planet has entered a period of heightened seismic activity?  And could it also be possible that someone behind “San Andreas” is aware of this and is trying to warn us about what is coming in our future?

Of course just about everyone in the scientific community acknowledges that the “Big One” is eventually coming to California.  In fact, the U.S. Geological Survey recently came out and said that the probability of a megaquake along the west coast is greater than they had previously been projecting

A recent report by the U.S. Geological Survey shows the inevitability of just such a quake, which is predicted to hit within the next couple of decades.

“The new likelihoods are due to the inclusion of possible multi-fault ruptures, where earthquakes are no longer confined to separate, individual faults, but can occasionally rupture multiple faults simultaneously,” lead author of the study and USGS scientist, Ned Field says. “This is a significant advancement in terms of representing a broader range of earthquakes throughout California’s complex fault system.”

And it is undeniable that California has been hit by an unusual number of earthquakes recently.  Could this be a sign that our portion of the “Ring of Fire” is heating up?  Just over the past few days, there have been significant earthquakes at dormant volcanoes all over the state of California and in Nevada.  I don’t know about you, but to me all of this shaking is reason for concern.

If the state of California does get hit by a major earthquake in the near future, the damage that would be caused would be immense.  Among those trying to raise awareness about this is Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti

“I hope this movie can be a gut check and a visceral reminder to people of the danger from quakes,” Garcetti said before the screening. “But then that people will also do a head check about how they can really be prepared…to react by looking at some good research and using their heads about the dangers we really face.”

Garcetti has recently introduced a series of proposals called “Resilience by Design” to try to make sure the city’s buildings, telecommunications system and water supply are able to withstand a large earthquake. Emphasizing the challenges Los Angeles faces, the mayor noted how mobile phone service largely went down after the 1994 Northridge quake. And he said the water supply could also be challenged in the next big shaker, considering that the San Andreas Fault (depicted as causing the giant temblor in the Warner Bros.’ film) crosses the California Aqueduct in 20 places.

But not everyone appreciates this new film.  One of the features of “San Andreas” that has been heavily criticized as being “unrealistic” is the giant tsunami that engulfs San Francisco.  According to the Daily Mail, it is not possible for the San Andreas fault to even cause a tsunami…

And, unlike the film, the San Andreas can’t spawn tsunamis.

Most tsunamis are triggered by underwater quakes, but they can also be caused by landslides, volcanoes and even meteor impacts.

So why is a giant tsunami in the film?

Continue reading at End of The American Dream: Is ‘San Andreas’ A Cryptic Warning About What Is Going To Happen In America’s Future?

About the author:

Michael T. Snyder is a graduate of the University of Florida law school and he worked as an attorney in the heart of Washington D.C. for a number of years.

Today, Michael is best known for his work as the publisher of The Economic Collapse Blog and The American Dream

Read his new book The Beginning of the End

By Suspicious0bservers

Published on May 26, 2015

Observing the Frontier Conference: https://www.eventjoy.com/e/suspicious…

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wwww.MagneticReversal.org

Discussing Earthquakes with Kongpop: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ThCUZ…

Changes to S0 Website: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CYLfI…
For the Members of ECM: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2YYE…

TODAY’s LINKS:
Planets: http://www.solarsystemscope.com
Lithosphere Conductivity: http://www.researchgate.net/publicati…
Magnetic Map 1: http://mrdata.usgs.gov/catalog/cite-v…

By Suspicious0bservers

Published on Feb 17, 2015

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www.ObservatoryProject.com

Comet Lovejoy hit with Solar Eruptions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sOxEO…

TODAY’s LINKS:
Mars Plume: http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Spa…
Buoys: http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov

By Suspicious0bservers

Published on Feb 12, 2015

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Blog: http://www.suspicious0bserverscollect…
Major Warnings/Alerts: https://twitter.com/TheRealS0s
STARWATER Article: http://wavechronicle.com/wave/?p=1151
S0 Notes on Solar Shutdown: http://www.suspicious0bservers.org/fo…
IPCC History: http://www.suspicious0bservers.org/se…

Donate memberships for others: http://tiny.cc/f195ww

Today’s Featured Links:
DSCOVER Launch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pl3x7…
Liberty Brothers Interview: http://thelibertybrothers.com/tlbinte…
Star System Forming: http://www.umass.edu/newsoffice/artic…
New Land in Louisiana: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD…