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Quake Watch 2011

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posted on Oct, 3 2011 @ 10:45 PM
reply to post by Anmarie96

Houston - we have Upgrade

Magnitude 5.7
Date-Time Tuesday, October 04, 2011 at 01:37:27 UTC
Tuesday, October 04, 2011 at 11:37:27 AM at epicenter
Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones

Location 26.767°N, 140.462°E
Depth 437.5 km (271.9 miles)
Distances 177 km (109 miles) W of Chichi-shima, Bonin Islands, Japan
236 km (146 miles) NNW of Iwo Jima, Volcano Islands, Japan
706 km (438 miles) S of Hachijo-jima, Izu Islands, Japan
990 km (615 miles) S of TOKYO, Japan

Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 13.3 km (8.3 miles); depth +/- 6.7 km (4.2 miles)
Parameters NST=434, Nph=456, Dmin=174.8 km, Rmss=0.92 sec, Gp= 14°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=9
Source Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)

Event ID usc000646m


Odd you know - we had a rushed 'Briefing" from NASA on the 30th with a bunch of nervous Nellie's who said nothing really - hours latered followed by a comet slamming into the sun creating a massive "CME" out the opposite side of the sun in time to impact. All makes me shake my head and say pour me another on Sam....

Check This out.

Wonder what effect if any there will be.

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edit on 3-10-2011 by Anmarie96 because: (no reason given)

posted on Oct, 3 2011 @ 10:46 PM
Well,Robin ,thank you.
I'm feeling a little loony also.
Revolution on the brain.

I digress.
Yes,a combination of factors,with the stress of some rocks just getting ready to burst in the form of an earthquake,plays into it all.
And some places are over due.
Just depends on how much the combination of factors will break it all loose.

posted on Oct, 4 2011 @ 04:55 AM
reply to post by jondave

and never seem one near Bermuda before. Thats diverse.

Perception and reality do not always go hand in hand.
Maybe it us due for another 1975 style swarm?

1975,07,18,093012.20, 30.974, 66.699,4.9, 35,PDE
1975,09,28,062146.90, 30.212, 66.380, , 35,PDE
1975,09,28,070838.90, 30.142, 66.194, , 6,PDE
1975,09,28,101940.30, 30.260, 66.289,4.2, 8,PDE
1975,10,03,051423.30, 30.251, 66.315,6.7, 11,PDE
1975,10,03,173135.80, 30.413, 66.350,6.4, 33,PDE
1975,10,03,175503.70, 30.416, 66.467,4.9, 33,PDE
1975,10,03,190807.30, 30.470, 66.488,4.9, 23,PDE
1975,10,04,055942.90, 30.325, 66.233,4.5, 15,PDE
1975,10,06,125137.70, 30.132, 66.262,4.4, 24,PDE
1975,11,04,170943.30, 30.132, 66.388, , 31,PDE
1975,11,07,054128.40, 30.881, 66.597, , 40,PDE
1976,02,26,182541.80, 30.562, 66.478, , 33,PDE
1976,08,20,112202.20, 30.447, 66.380,4.0, 33,PDE
1977,11,18,063902.10, 30.250, 66.271,4.9, 27,PDE
1978,03,16,020000.50, 29.926, 66.302,5.9, 33,PDE
1978,04,19,101923.20, 29.839, 66.270,4.2, 26,PDE
1978,05,06,111609.90, 29.841, 66.208,5.7, 33,PDE
1978,12,04,001850.90, 30.256, 66.338,4.3, 33,PDE
1979,01,31,155033.90, 29.896, 63.872,4.8,183,PDE
1979,06,24,134903.40, 30.295, 66.349,4.8, 40,PDE
1981,05,07,062859.80, 31.349, 66.689,3.8, 33,PDE
1984,04,11,123429.81, 30.508, 66.410,3.9, 33,PDE
1985,03,19,091024.37, 30.064, 66.324,4.2, 33,PDE
1985,04,15,112400.45, 30.249, 66.330,4.8, 33,PDE
1986,01,22,020116.26, 30.205, 66.314,4.4, 33,PDE
1986,02,11,165802.48, 30.038, 66.401,4.1, 33,PDE
1987,08,10,105219.94, 29.867, 63.840,5.6,164,PDE
1989,03,31,033312.07, 31.270, 66.873,4.2, 10,PDE
1989,04,11,052300.18, 29.722, 64.089,4.6, 33,PDE
1991,09,15,002050.30, 30.617, 66.735,4.8, 33,PDE
1991,09,15,021224.94, 30.724, 66.763,4.6, 25,PDE
1992,01,06,155906.95, 30.669, 65.985, , 33,PDE
1992,02,05,231048.63, 31.426, 66.825,5.5, 17,PDE
1992,02,05,234136.85, 31.365, 66.858,5.0, 33,PDE
1992,07,14,042428.28, 30.181, 66.320,4.6, 33,PDE
1997,06,20,230443.95, 29.639, 65.789,4.1, 33,PDE
1997,07,08,192658.52, 31.292, 66.631, , 33,PDE
1999,02,23,040654.71, 30.526, 66.320,4.0, 10,PDE
2000,08,22,001431.49, 30.601, 66.654,4.2, 33,PDE
2001,05,26,231438.05, 31.738, 63.732,4.6, 33,PDE
2001,08,14,211928.88, 29.939, 65.267,4.8, 33,PDE
2002,03,16,200518.31, 29.860, 66.318,3.7, 33,PDE
2004,03,24,124235.06, 30.371, 66.449,4.0, 30,PDE
2004,04,24,020927.85, 30.331, 66.486,4.3, 10,PDE
2005,11,08,194929.15, 31.714, 66.833,3.6, 10,PDE
2006,02,06,211111.98, 30.350, 66.692,4.0, 10,PDE
2006,10,09,051250.95, 30.941, 66.541,4.4, 10,PDE
2009,10,25,174749.39, 29.566, 63.879,5.6,125,PDE

Seek and ye shall find

edit on 4/10/2011 by PuterMan because: (no reason given)

posted on Oct, 4 2011 @ 05:01 AM
reply to post by TMG333

Not 18 minutes apart. That would be unusual.

It was 2 quakes. BBSR.IU.10.BH2.2011.276

posted on Oct, 4 2011 @ 05:39 AM
reply to post by PuterMan

Ah well my mistake, thank you. I was a bit busy at the time and had only glanced at the map and magnitude and assumed it was a double read.

posted on Oct, 4 2011 @ 07:32 AM
reply to post by PuterMan

Where on USGS do you find this list Puterman?? It is diffferent than that of the maps/historical link.
It does not surprise me you know that site left and right ...please tell your "students" how to obtain this as you did.

posted on Oct, 4 2011 @ 08:23 AM
Just waking up, pull up the USGS, things are starting to look rather active this morning. Don't mind me, haven't had coffee yet.

4.8 Offshore Tarapaca, Chile 2011-10-04 08:57:52 -20.893 -70.888 38
4.6 Hindu Kush Region, Afghanistan 2011-10-04 05:51:53 36.623 68.511 25
2.9 Northern California 2011-10-04 04:23:23 38.812 -122.791 4
5.0 Santiago Del Estero, Argentina 2011-10-04 03:44:34 -28.592 -63.178 578
4.7 Romania 2011-10-04 02:40:48 45.578 26.421 128

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posted on Oct, 4 2011 @ 08:32 AM
reply to post by summer5

That is what I was thinking as well. Today may indeed be an active day....although we know they take a long lunch who knows.

I am only on my second cup of coffee so I am a little ahead but still time to catch up Summer.

posted on Oct, 4 2011 @ 09:04 AM
reply to post by MamaJ

Yep, and when you take lunch let me know, then I know I can go get a few things done and I wont miss a thing

posted on Oct, 4 2011 @ 09:09 AM
reply to post by kdog1982

Kdog, that's the same theory being researced in the February 6, 2009 Sichaun quake--that the weight of the dam (and water) caused the quake (and the ensuing massive loss of life):

I don't understand so much of geology, but the simplicity of adding (or subtracting) massive weight from the earth's surface (crust) makes sense.

And #robin marks...I agree too on the "loony moony" effects...sometimes you can 'feel' something is out of the norm.

edit on 4-10-2011 by Glinda because: trying to fix link; will find a none WSJ one & post on my lunch break.

posted on Oct, 4 2011 @ 01:18 PM
The Virgin Islands are rocking again:

Tuesday, October 04, 2011 at 17:37:04 UTC
Tuesday, October 04, 2011 at 01:37:04 PM at epicenter
18.873°N, 64.338°W
31.3 km (19.4 miles)
16 km (10 miles) N (353°) from Settlement, Anegada, British Virgin Islands
48 km (30 miles) NNE (13°) from Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands
52 km (32 miles) NNE (28°) from East End-Long Look, Tortola, British Virgin Islands
86 km (53 miles) NE (47°) from CHARLOTTE AMALIE, US Virgin Islands
180 km (112 miles) ENE (73°) from Carolina, PR
189 km (117 miles) ENE (74°) from San Juan, PR
Location Uncertainty
horizontal +/- 6.7 km (4.2 miles); depth +/- 19.6 km (12.2 miles)
NST= 3, Nph= 3, Dmin=86.9 km, Rmss=0.31 sec, Gp=338°,
M-type=duration magnitude (Md), Version=0
Puerto Rico Seismic Network, University of Puerto Rico
Event ID

And another one close by:

Tuesday, October 04, 2011 at 17:43:01 UTC
Tuesday, October 04, 2011 at 01:43:01 PM at epicenter
18.991°N, 65.361°W
45 km (28.0 miles)
76 km (48 miles) N (355°) from Culebra, PR
78 km (49 miles) NNE (29°) from Luquillo, PR
79 km (49 miles) NNE (31°) from Playa Fortuna, PR
80 km (49 miles) NNE (23°) from Fajardo, PR
92 km (57 miles) NE (45°) from Carolina, PR
98 km (61 miles) NE (49°) from San Juan, PR
Location Uncertainty
horizontal +/- 6.4 km (4.0 miles); depth +/- 16.9 km (10.5 miles)
NST= 8, Nph= 11, Dmin=82.8 km, Rmss=0.5 sec, Gp=263°,
M-type=duration magnitude (Md), Version=0
Puerto Rico Seismic Network, University of Puerto Rico
Event ID

Be Well.
edit on 10/4/2011 by Bishop2199 because: (no reason given)

posted on Oct, 4 2011 @ 03:02 PM
reply to post by MamaJ

It is just a simple circular search. Nothing magical. I think I gave the instructions a while back.

Click circular area search

I will try and find the images I made up. - found it

Remember this ?

I emailed the USGS, and I emailed them again because they did not respond. It sort of went

You have it as 4.5mb and sorry but I may not be a seismologist but a 4.5mb cannot be a 6.9 in whatever your other column is. is the web page for the quake, but there is no phase data and no tensor solution. There is also no shake map for it, nor any PAGER reference. Basically this quake was as JMO says - a 4.6 and this 6.9 on the web site is an error and should be removed.

I got an email today saying they would fix it and and if you click the link in the quote you will see it has been fixed.


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posted on Oct, 5 2011 @ 02:48 AM

Some activity at Katla it seems.

This was last night

and this is this morning

I think we may have a problem Houston.

ETA: Added the SNB graph here. Looks as if there is tremor starting. We may see an eruption in the next couple of days if this carries on.

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posted on Oct, 5 2011 @ 05:34 AM
reply to post by PuterMan

IT IS OFFICIAL. PuterMan is a doddery old fool.

My sincere apologies to all and sundry for an unforgivable error on my part when listing Bermuda. I am normally very careful about these things, but I missed the - (minus) sign off the longitude. Bermuda is of course WEST and not EAST,

The correct list is as follows:

1988,06,26,041831.25, 31.331, -64.783,5.1, 10,PDE
1988,08,27,070438.75, 31.201, -64.809,5.3, 10,PDE
1992,12,06,053922.15, 31.442, -66.108,3.9, 10,PDE
1995,07,02,033510.44, 31.011, -65.170,4.7, 10,PDE
1996,12,22,201353.55, 32.224, -65.447,4.4, 10,PDE
2011,04,18,153803.89, 32.460, -65.597,4.6, 10,PDE-W


My list was actually on the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan in a fairly remote area.

Perception and reality are the same in this case!

My thank to jjjtir for pointing out my stupidity.

posted on Oct, 5 2011 @ 05:38 AM
reply to post by PuterMan

Oh I am so relieved
I was beginning to think you were not human as you never seem to error. You do such a brilliant job here so thank you

posted on Oct, 5 2011 @ 05:52 AM
reply to post by PuterMan

Doddery old fool, my eye!
You are the man who wrote to the USGS/NEIC to tell them they had a quake listed at entirely the wrong magnitude -- and a bunch of professional seismologists found that a glaring error had slipped them by and after your message they saw that you were right -- and fixed their error!

Seriously though, we appreciate your dedication, insight and plain-spoken honesty, Puterman! No-one is perfect and a very rare slip-up like the one you made (but then corrected!) is both understandable and quite forgiveable.

You're all right by me.

Best regards,


Meanwhile, I see that there's been a mag 3.4 in Arkansas:

Earthquake Details

* This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.

Magnitude 3.4

* Wednesday, October 05, 2011 at 09:38:30 UTC
* Wednesday, October 05, 2011 at 04:38:30 AM at epicenter
* Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones

Location 35.367°N, 92.271°W
Depth 4.7 km (2.9 miles)

* 5 km (3 miles) WSW (252°) from Quitman, AR
* 7 km (5 miles) NE (51°) from Guy, AR
* 13 km (8 miles) E (90°) from Damascus, AR
* 35 km (22 miles) NNE (28°) from Conway, AR
* 70 km (44 miles) N (4°) from Little Rock, AR
* 405 km (252 miles) SSW (207°) from St. Louis, MO

Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 0.4 km (0.2 miles); depth +/- 0.5 km (0.3 miles)
Parameters NST= 14, Nph= 19, Dmin=4 km, Rmss=0.2 sec, Gp= 61°,
M-type="Nuttli" surface wave magnitude (mbLg), Version=B

* Cooperative New Madrid Seismic Network

Event ID nm100511a

Source: USGS

Pretty shallow quake, that one. Hmmm... Considering how close it is to Guy, possibly linked to fracking?


edit on 5/10/11 by JustMike because: I added a bit and fixed a wretched typo.

posted on Oct, 5 2011 @ 08:35 AM
this is a copy of what i wrote on the Arkansas thread...

There have been four quakes over night in Arkansas. Mostly near Quitman. I don't know what to say.Or rather, don't want to say what I really believe. I had really hoped that this story was over. The injection wells closed. The Guy/Greenbrier swarm ended. But the damage has already been done. Every day I watch the siesmos in Arkansas. Because. Because I know they are continuing to frack, and they are continuing to disposal injection outside of the exclusion zone. The entire area is seismic.

In my humble, non-expert opinion, the sequence of events are leading to a major earthquake. Just like 1811-1812.
It should be evident that Quitman is north of Guy and it may be that the Guy/Greenbrier fault extends to Quitman. One of last night's quakes was in Guy.

I actually think it's an artificial fault (meaning man-made) created by the injections. The fault could rupture from Guy to Quitman. If this is the case. We are in for another swarm. With larger earthquakes to follow.

I know one of my recent posts were extreme and seem over the top. But it's wasn't. I w

posted on Oct, 5 2011 @ 09:02 AM

posted on Oct, 5 2011 @ 09:16 AM
I knew I was right. Those damned Ohio quakes weren't natural. Once again. It's man made.

Still checking for more proof.

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posted on Oct, 5 2011 @ 09:21 AM
reply to post by Robin Marks

Forgive me if my observation is wrong and or laughable.

It seems to me that the swarms and volcanic eruptions resemble events a couple of hundred years ago when in concert, volcanic activity and EQ's were perhaps devastating to the US. This observation is not to place fear in anyone.....just being honest.

Again, I may be totally off and or wrong but it seems as though activity in regards to EQ's and Volcanoes may indeed get interesting.

New Madrid, California, and other areas in the US seem pretty vulnerable considering all the swarms and volcanic activity. Time will most definitely tell. In the mean time though...I am remaining alert and will be taking notes from all you guys and relying on your expertise to guide.

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