Earthquakes

Geologists discover widespread seismic activity

11/30/2014 19:07
Using a 140-station seismic network, geologists with Indiana University have discovered widespread seismic activity along the Ste. Genevieve Seismic Zone, suggesting a greater possibility of earthquakes in the Tri-State. In addition to being near populated areas, the Ste. Genevieve Seismic Zone is...

Giant sinkhole swallows up old mine in Russia's Urals

11/21/2014 07:44
A sinkhole 20 by 30 meters (65 by 98 feet) in size has been found near a Uralkali mine in Russia's Perm region. While the company says the development is of no further threat, locals fear the whole nearby town could go underground. The sinkhole was first discovered by Uralkali's Solikamsk-2 mine...

Gateway to Hell: Sinkholes open across the Earth

11/13/2014 07:34
People visit “The Gateway to Hell,” a huge burning gas crater in the heart of Turkmenistan’s Karakum desert, on May 3, 2014. The fiery pit was the result of a simple miscalculation by Soviet scientists in 1971 after their boring equipment suddenly drilled through into an underground cavern and a...

A swarm of earthquakes buzzes underground in Nevada

11/10/2014 07:24
Hundreds of small earthquakes have rumbled under northwestern Nevada like a seismic drumroll since midsummer, and in recent days, they have built to a crescendo. This does not necessarily mean a big one will come, state seismologists said, but they added that it's good to be prepared, just in...

4 California Faults Are Ready to Rupture

10/14/2014 21:55
With several faults slicing through the San Francisco Bay Area, forecasting the next deadly earthquake becomes a question of when and where, not if. Now researchers propose that four faults have built up enough seismic strain (stored energy) to unleash destructive earthquakes, according to a study...

California overdue for major earthquake that could cripple water supply system

10/14/2014 07:38
Three fault segments running beneath Northern California and its roughly 15 million people are overdue for a major earthquake, including one that lies northeast of San Francisco and near the dams and canals that supply much of the state’s water, according to a geological study published...

Large sinkhole opens near the Crimean capital of Simferopol

09/30/2014 20:50
A huge sinkhole opened up in the middle of the highway near the Crimean capital of Simferopol on Saturday, September 27, 2014. The hole appears to be 6 meters deep and 8 meters wide. Emergencies Ministry’s press service in Crimea said the car with eight passengers fell into the pit after the...

Calm Before the Quake? Turkey May Be Due for the Big One

09/18/2014 21:18
 A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7 or greater may be building up along a now-quiet fault on the coast of Istanbul, a new study finds. Different segments of the North Anatolian Fault, one of the most energetic and longest earthquake faults in the world, have fallen silent. This silence may...

Are earthquakes on the rise? Is California's 'Big One' coming?

08/26/2014 20:32
Northern California's biggest earthquake in 25 years has people asking: Is the world seeing more tremors than usual? And is the long-dreaded "Big One" that could devastate California coming soon? Actually, experts say the world might not be seeing more than usual. And as for the Big One, there's...

Large Holes Forming Near The New Madrid Fault And A Giant Crack In The Earth In North Mexico

08/25/2014 21:08
Did you know that the number of big earthquakes during the first three months of 2014 was more than double the yearly average of what we have experienced since 1979? And did you know that the number of earthquakes in the central and eastern U.S. has quintupled in recent years?  If you do not...

Local researchers study Midwestern earthquakes

08/25/2014 20:45
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Researchers in Indiana and across the Midwest are paying close attention to the earthquake in California. A major project is in progress right now to track earthquakes in Middle America. The study is called "OIINK," an abbreviation for the Ozarks, Illinois, Indiana and...

History of earthquakes in Oklahoma

08/25/2014 20:37
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma is a geologically active area. The rocks and faults that underlie the state reveal a history of significant seismic change. The occasional temblor has been known throughout state history to cause minor damage and rattle nerves. The ongoing earthquake swarm that has shaken...
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Earthquakes

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

 

Shaky Ground: Will the 'Big One' Hit the Heartland?

The Big One Predictions

Earthquakes Fast Facts: Increasing

Pacific coast due for megathrust earthquake, study says

The 10 Biggest Earthquakes in History

Quake risk higher than estimated

The Big One: Preparing for mid-America quakes

Just how devastating will earthquakes be in Washington?

Scientists Are Finding Clues to the Next Mega-Earthquake

Earth's Rotating Inner Core Shifts Its Speed

Where Will the Next Big Earthquakes Occur?

Oregon stockpilers ready for overdue earthquake

Oregon's Next Huge Earthquake: Not If, but When

Scientists warn Oregon legislators of cataclysm when earthquake, tsunami strike

Recent earthquake reminder that New Madrid Fault still active

Potential for 'Superquakes' Underestimated, Recent Earthquakes Show

Cascadia earthquake, tsunami could cost Oregon economy $32 billion

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

Earthquake Catastrophes and Fatalities Projected to Rise

Crustal upheaval near Santa Cruz Islands signals planet undergoing massive change

 


 


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