Latest topics
» That Obvious LOOK of the Puppeteer
Today at 6:30 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Heather Ann Tucci Jarraf Sentenced FINAL!
Today at 5:15 pm by PurpleSkyz

» REAL.video debuting new documentary series: “The Deep State Strikes Back” … exposes “Spygate” like no other film
Today at 4:53 pm by PurpleSkyz

» We Asked Psychologists Why So Many Rich People Think the Apocalypse is Coming
Today at 4:47 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Elon Musk / British Thai Cave Rescue Diver Drama :)
Today at 4:43 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Carrying Stones & Digging Holes Radio Show July 14, 2018
Today at 3:55 pm by Consciousness Of Economic

» The RH Negative Blood Type: Max Spiers: Interview about Blood Groups
Today at 3:35 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Eyes wide Open ~ Part 4 - Do you Really want to know What IT is? Nemories
Today at 3:32 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Robert Kennedy Jr. launches first lawsuit of thousands against Monsanto alleging herbicide Roundup causes non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
Today at 2:24 pm by MartyM

» CLINTON DEAD POOL: Anthony Bourdain ‘Suicide’ Came After Explosive Interview
Today at 1:52 pm by MartyM

» Entire Family, Who Ran Holistic Healing Company Fighting Big Pharma, Found Dead
Today at 1:33 pm by MartyM

» California Fires bring on cluster of mysterious rashes and strange ‘allergic reactions’
Today at 11:56 am by PurpleSkyz

» Birds Nest
Today at 11:37 am by Consciousness Of Economic

» A Consideration of Multi Complex Energies Operating Simultaneously
Today at 11:31 am by Consciousness Of Economic

» Spirituality: Where the Rubber Meets the Road
Today at 10:10 am by PurpleSkyz

» CBD to the Rescue
Today at 9:26 am by PurpleSkyz

» Spectacular Perseid Meteor Shower 2018 - Eyes to the Skies
Today at 8:55 am by PurpleSkyz

» Forensic Data Proves DNC Was Not Hacked by Russia
Today at 8:51 am by PurpleSkyz

» Synchronicity: The Universe's Software Programs
Today at 8:46 am by PurpleSkyz

» AI and the future of medical treatment
Today at 8:15 am by PurpleSkyz

» Breakout from the controlled ordinary mind
Today at 8:14 am by PurpleSkyz

» “WWG1WGA: The greatest communications event in history” (#Q #QAnon)
Today at 8:02 am by PurpleSkyz

» NIBIRU News ~ X PLANET NEAR THE SUN-FORT LAUDERDALE plus MORE
Today at 7:51 am by PurpleSkyz

» YAFTV - #HELSINKI: HIL-ARY FOR GULAG: Trump/Putin Summit Success! #CABALCRIMES
Today at 7:47 am by PurpleSkyz

»  Page 2: False Claims by World Bank and IMF By Anna Von Reitz plus more
Today at 7:44 am by PurpleSkyz

» James Gilliland - As You Wish BBS Talk Radio - Saturday 7/14/2018
Today at 7:40 am by PurpleSkyz

» DEEP STATE TREACHERY & OTHER PAINFUL TRUTHS
Today at 7:37 am by PurpleSkyz

» 25,000 Old Mysterious Dolmens of The Black Sea Region, Science Cannot Explain
Today at 7:35 am by PurpleSkyz

» UFO News ~ UFO Over Mountains of Sierra Cabrera, Spain plus MORE
Today at 7:29 am by PurpleSkyz


CLICK THE SUBSCRIBE BUTTON BELOW TO RECEIVE OUR DAILY NEWSLETTER

A 2ND EMAIL COMPLETES THE ACTIVATION PROCESS




CLICK THE PURPLE BUTTON TO VIEW OUR LATEST POSTS



You are not connected. Please login or register

Out Of Mind » SOLAR & PLANETARY ALERTS & INFO » EARTH CHANGES » Study finds dangerous New Madrid fault ‘alive and active’

Study finds dangerous New Madrid fault ‘alive and active’

Go down  Message [Page 1 of 1]

PurpleSkyz

avatar
Admin
Study finds dangerous New Madrid fault ‘alive and active’
Posted on January 25, 2014 by The Extinction Protocol

January 25, 2014MISSOURI The New Madrid fault zone in the nation’s midsection is active and could spawn future large earthquakes, scientists reported Thursday. It’s “not dead yet,” said U.S. Geological Survey seismologist Susan Hough, who was part of the study published online by the journal Science. Researchers have long debated just how much of a hazard New Madrid (MAD’-rihd) poses. The zone stretches 150 miles, crossing parts of Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee. In 1811 and 1812, it unleashed a trio of powerful jolts — measuring magnitudes 7.5 to 7.7 — that rattled the central Mississippi River valley. Chimneys fell and boats capsized. Farmland sank and turned into swamps. The death toll is unknown, but experts don’t believe there were mass casualties because the region was sparsely populated then. Unlike California’s San Andreas and other faults that occur along boundaries of shifting tectonic plates, New Madrid is less understood since it’s in the middle of the continent, far from plate boundaries. Previous studies have suggested that it may be shutting down, based on GPS readings that showed little strain accumulation at the surface. Other research came to the same conclusion by blaming ongoing quake activity on aftershocks from the 1800s, which would essentially relieve strain on the fault. The latest study suggests otherwise.
Hough and USGS geophysicist Morgan Page in Pasadena, Calif., analyzed past quakes in the New Madrid region and used computer modeling to determine that the continuing tremors are not related to the big quakes two centuries ago. “Our new results tell us that something is going on there, and therefore a repeat of the 1811-1812 sequence is possible,” Hough said. The USGS estimates there’s a 7 to 10 percent chance of that happening in the next 50 years. Arthur Frankel, a seismologist with the USGS in Seattle who had no role in the study, said the latest results seem plausible. His recent field work using GPS shows significant movement of land along the fault in the past decade, indicating a buildup of strain that could lead to potentially dangerous quakes. Others said this won’t end the debate about the hazards on the New Madrid seismic zone. Andrew Newman, a geophysicist at the Georgia Institute of Technology, said the method used in the study works well for faults along plate boundaries, but he’s unsure if it applies to enigmatic faults like New Madrid. –Yahoo News

Thanks to: http://theextinctionprotocol.wordpress.com



  

Back to top  Message [Page 1 of 1]

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum