Missouri House approves sinkhole insurance bill

05/17/2014 07:52
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Missouri property owners may soon have more protection from sinkholes. State Rep. Kevin Elmer, (R) Nixa,  helped secure passage of legislation that would make it easier for Missourians to obtain insurance to cover damage caused by sinkholes. Elmer is the House handler of...

Unusual Arctic earthquakes intrigue scientists

05/13/2014 22:22
 In recent weeks, two powerful earthquakes have rocked the Northwest Arctic, leading some to ask why, and if these two are a sign of things to come. On April 18, the first quake rang in at a magnitude of 5.6, while on May 3 a second quake shook the region at 5.5. Before the first one in April,...

Rare Earthquake Warning Issued for Oklahoma

05/05/2014 20:56
 Mile for mile, there are almost as many earthquakes rattling Oklahoma as California this year. This major increase in seismic shaking led to a rare earthquake warning today (May 5) from the U.S. Geological Survey and the Oklahoma Geological Survey. In a joint statement, the agencies said the...

University launches effort to prepare Northwest region for 9.0 magnitude quake

04/29/2014 07:26
  SEATTLE — Scientists fully expect that the coast of Washington, Oregon, British Columbia and part of northern California to see a magnitude nine subduction zone earthquake again. It’s been 314 years since the last one in January of the year 1700. Scientists know of this quake because of...

Shock After Shock: Kansas experiencing increase in earthquakes

04/27/2014 21:27
WICHITA, Kan. -When you think of earthquakes, you probably think of California. A place known for tremors that topple buildings, crack highways and overturn cars.   How about Harper County, KS? In just the first three months of 2014, at least 24 earthquakes have been recorded in...

Florida Sinkhole Reopens and Threatens Neighborhood

04/21/2014 22:05
A Florida Sinkhole more than 25 feet across and 50 feet deep opened up between two homes this weekend in the Florida residential community “The Villages.” The hole opened after heavy rainfall in the area put stress on the soil, causing the ground to collapse. This new sinkhole comes just weeks...

Did 8.2 Chile quake create big global temblors?

04/21/2014 20:57
Does it seem as if there have been more earthquakes in recent weeks? Some scientists thought so. Some of the best minds in earthquake science have been counting quakes and analyzing seismic waves to see if the largest in a string of recent quakes — the magnitude-8.2 tremor in Chile on April 1 —...

Tsunami Facts You Need to Know

04/20/2014 20:36
Everyone knows just how destructive the ocean can be, but that amazing power is never more on display than when there is a tsunami. These awe-inspiring displays of Mother Nature's fury can reshape coastlines while leaving a wide trail of destruction and death. Although they are not very common,...

How Safe Is California? Earthquakes In Chile And Nicaragua Raise Questions About Preparedness

04/18/2014 09:27
The U.S. and Japan are seen as the leaders in earthquake preparedness. But a spike in seismic activity the past few years has even tiny countries like Nicaragua busy prepping for the worst. Nicaragua may be the second poorest country in the Western Hemisphere behind Haiti, but it is also one of...

Hundreds of earthquakes strike central Idaho, rattling nerves

04/16/2014 21:19
 Hundreds of low-level and medium-sized earthquakes have struck central Idaho since last month, puzzling geologists who wonder whether the ruptures portend a much larger temblor to come or are merely the rumblings of a seismic fault previously thought to be dormant. The recent earthquake...

Rare Earthquake Strikes Southern France

04/07/2014 21:42
  An earthquake of preliminary magnitude 5.0 shook southern France today (April 7), according to France's National Seismic Monitoring Network. The earthquake's epicenter was about 30 miles (50 kilometers) from the resort city of Nice and 69 miles (111 km) from Monaco. The quake originated 7...

Massive Chile Earthquake May Not Be the 'Big One'

04/03/2014 07:22
A big earthquake of magnitude 8.2 shook the coast of northern Chile on Tuesday night, setting off small landslides and a small tsunami and killing at least five people. But scientists say the quake, while large, was not the "big one" that is predicted for the region. "The big question is, is this...
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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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