Magnitude-4.5 earthquake rattles central Oklahoma

12/08/2013 08:31
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A magnitude-4.5 earthquake in central Oklahoma shook residents Saturday, just weeks after the two-year anniversary of the strongest earthquake ever recorded in the Sooner state, and was followed by two smaller temblors later in the day. The shaking is increasingly commonplace...

Japan‘s tsunami: Clay on the Pacific floor could raise the risk of another large earthquake

12/06/2013 06:45
  The fault that produced the monster 9.0-magnitude earthquake off the northwest coast of Japan in March 2011, triggering a tsunami and killing more than 18,000 people, was formed in a layer of Pacific clay that is extremely thin and particularly slippery, says new deep-sea research. This...

Earth’s Gravity Altered By 2011 Japanese Earthquake

12/04/2013 07:29
Japan’s devastating earthquake in 2011 left its mark on more than the town of Fukushima. The European Space Agency (ESA) says that it had an impact on Earth’s gravity as well. Scientists used data from ESA’s GOCE satellite to show the effects of the 9.0 earthquake that struck east of Japan’s...

Possible quake? Residents report hearing 'boom'

12/01/2013 20:44
York County residents reported hearing a loud "boom" on Saturday that may have been York County's latest earthquake, Jeri Jones of Jones Geological Services in Spring Grove said Sunday. "A lot of reports have come out of the Wellsville area," he said. The reports ranged from Lower Allen Township in...

Earthquakes in North Texas lead to dam inspections for cracks, foundation damage

12/01/2013 08:44
FORT WORTH, Texas — Officials are conducting daily inspections on water reservoir dams in North Texas for fear that a string of earthquakes may have caused cracks or loosened foundations. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram ( ) reported Saturday that at least 19 tremors struck the...

50 families at sinkhole risk, 18 displaced

12/01/2013 08:17
POKHARA With sinkhole formation continuing at Armala VDC in Kaski, 50 families are at risk. Eighteen families have already been displaced after their houses and land started caving in after sinkholes formed near the Majhuwa stream. Secretary of the local natural disaster management committee, Dhan...

Sinkhole swallows village pond

11/26/2013 07:51
 Villagers in a remote north-western Bosnian village are in shock after a pond vanished, swallowed by a sinkhole.   A gigantic moon-like crater lies where the pond used to be after a sinkhole swallowed the water, the fish and even nearby trees in Sanica. "I sat here only a day before it...

Deadly New Zealand Earthquakes Weakened Earth's Crust

11/25/2013 18:34
A series of deadly earthquakes that shook New Zealand in 2010 and 2011 may have weakened a portion of Earth's crust, researchers say. New Zealand lies along the dangerous Ring of Fire — a narrow zone around the Pacific Ocean where about 90 percent of all the world's earthquakes, and 80 percent of...

Sinkholes: The hole truth

11/24/2013 07:31
We can't claim to have the "whole truth and nothing but" . . . but there is a growing body of research into those headline-making sinkholes that can turn an abode into an abyss in the twinkling of an eye. Our Cover Story is reported now by Mark Strassmann: If you're a fan of science fiction...

3.5 Quake Hits Ohio: Residents Shocked as Earthquake Felt Across Southeastern Ohio

11/21/2013 20:14
A 3.5 magnitude earthquake has hit Ohio, according to the U.S. Geological Survey on Wednesday. The quake in southeastern Ohio was relatively mild, although many residents have confirmed that they felt their buildings shaking slightly, and the incident left some shocked and frightened. An Ohio...

Louisiana 25-acre sinkhole brings mini-earthquakes, explosion fears

11/18/2013 07:26
Scientists are now saying they will need to monitor for decades an enormous -- and growing -- Louisiana sinkhole that has already forced hundreds to evacuate, contaminated an aquifer and has been registering increased seismic activity, including mini-earthquakes. What is known as the Bayou Corne...

Sinkhole swallows several homes in West Florida

11/16/2013 07:15
Residents of several homes have been evacuated because of a sinkhole that opened in a backyard in Pinellas County on Thursday. Dunedin Deputy Fire Chief Trip Barrs said the hole appeared to be about 12 feet wide when officials arrived on the scene. Residents of the neighboring houses also were...
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We aren't promised to know the exact day or time for when the end will come, but just as we know the signs for seasonal changes, we can "read" certain signs that help us to know that we are entering the season for the rapture of the church, the tribulation, and His return to earth. In Jesus' discourse about the endtimes in Matthew 24, one of those signs are earthquakes. For some of Prophecy Dude's teaching on earthquakes, go to the "Tags" section on the News and Tweets page and click on earthquakes. There you will find a list of blogs that treat that subject.

On this page you will find updated feeds on earthquakes over the previous seven days with magnitudes of 5 and greater. A map feed is also provided to assist with identifying the location of these earthquakes. The picture below illustrates the concentration of earthquakes along fault lines and continental plate borders. Often Volcanoes are associated with tectonic plates especially in areas where they "rub' one another.

Earthquake hot zones in the United States


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Earth's crust weakening, slipping, and collapsing across the planet

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Crustal upheaval near Santa Cruz Islands signals planet undergoing massive change



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