Giant hole forms in Siberia, and nobody can explain why

07/18/2014 08:59
A giant hole has opened up in Siberia, and nobody quite knows why. The massive hole, which spans about 262 feet in diameter, was spotted recently on the Yamal Peninsula in Russia, commonly known as the “end of the world,” The Siberian Times reported. The depth of the hole is not yet known. New...

Earthquake Maps Reveal Higher Risks for Much of U.S.

07/17/2014 20:55
Look out, South Carolina, Illinois, and Missouri. Although California is well known for earthquakes, new federal government maps extend the high-risk zones for temblors across much more of the country. On Thursday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) announced updated U.S. National Seismic...

Gas-Charged Earthquakes Linked to Mysterious Louisiana Sinkhole

07/08/2014 20:19
Surges of gas-charged fluid may have explosively generated the earthquakes preceding a giant sinkhole in Louisiana, researchers say. These findings could lead to a better understanding of how pressurized fluids can trigger earthquakes and tremors, scientists added. On Aug. 3, 2012, a giant...

Earthquakes May Be on the Rise

07/05/2014 22:06
  The number of large earthquakes, which may be on the rise, has doubled for the first part of 2014 compared to that, which occurred in 1979 according to a report written by Becky Oskin of CBS News. Oskin reported on a study that compared the rate of earthquakes measuring 7.0 in magnitude or...

Big Earthquakes Double in 2014

06/29/2014 20:23
 If you think there have been more earthquakes than usual this year, you're right. A new study finds there were more than twice as many big earthquakes in the first quarter of 2014 as compared with the average since 1979. "We have recently experienced a period that has had one of the highest...

San Francisco’s Next 'Big One' Could More Likely be 'Big ONES'

06/21/2014 07:36
The San Francisco Bay Area’s next big seismic event could be another great quake like the infamous 1906 temblor, or perhaps more likely, the region could possibly be struck by a series of earthquakes, according to a new study published in the Bulletin of Seismological Society of America. The Bay...

If quake hit Illinois, 'it would be the worst day'

06/17/2014 20:23
  SPRINGFIELD — Floods, high winds, drought, tornados, blizzards, a polar vortex ... Illinois has had its share of natural disasters, and we're talking 11 of them declared in the past five years. Now state emergency responders are preparing for what could be the mother of all disasters — an...

Earthquakes near Noatak confounds scientists, frightens residents

06/17/2014 07:38
 A bizarre "swarm" of earthquakes in recent weeks around the northwest Alaska village of Noatak is confounding scientists and unsettling residents who last felt a good shake more than 20 years ago. A magnitude 5.7 earthquake that struck just after 4 a.m. Monday marks the fifth quake of exactly...

Could Pulses in Earth's Magnetic Field Forecast Earthquakes?

06/07/2014 06:51
In the days leading up to some recent moderate-sized earthquakes, instruments nearby have picked up brief low-frequency pulses in Earth’s magnetic field. A few scientists have proposed that such pulses, which seemed to become stronger and more frequent just before the earthquakes occurred, could...

Quakes are increasing, but scientists aren't sure what it means

06/04/2014 22:11
No, it's not your imagination: The Los Angeles area is feeling more earthquakes this year. After a relatively quiet period of seismic activity in the Los Angeles area, the last five months have been marked by five earthquakes larger than 4.0. That hasn't occurred since 1994, the year of the...

Earthquake swarm detected at Yellowstone National Park

06/04/2014 21:47
HELENA, Mont. — Seismographs have picked up a swarm of earthquakes in the northwestern corner of Yellowstone National Park, including dozens early Tuesday. The University of Utah Seismograph Station reported five small earthquakes including those with magnitudes of 3.4, 2.7 and 3.2 in a 20-minute...

Massive 85-foot sinkhole started with ripple in parking lot

06/01/2014 21:12
A sinkhole opened up Thursday in a shopping center parking lot across from Legoland Florida theme park and is continuing to grow, police say. The depression, which a grocery store worker discovered at about 8:30 a.m. ET on the drive in to work, is maybe 30 feet wide and 5 feet deep....
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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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Crustal upheaval near Santa Cruz Islands signals planet undergoing massive change



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