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Originally posted by sharintexas
reply to post by 420CUMMINS
I am also in Texas...woke up a while ago and wanted to get on ATS for some reason...according to around the time you felt/heard rumbling my cat was sitting here frowning and looking around at what I thought was nothing...wonder if he sensed the rumbling?
Originally posted by SkitzoTeeJay
Threads like this always make me worry so much, i live right by New Madrid Fault, so I'm always worried about it...
Originally posted by sharintexas
On USGS note the line of earthquakes from southern Chile all along the coast up towards California. There is one after the other, a chain of them. I have never seen a chain of them like that.
SANTIAGO .- The surveliance and monitoring devices at the Volcano Observatory in Los Andes del Sur (OVDAS) belonging to SERNAGEOMIN (National Service of Geology and Mining), that are installed in the Volcanic Complex Slab - Peteroa, in the Maule Region, recorded seismic fracturing associated stable rock, which was accompanied by increased emissions of ash.
Considering this, ONEMI declared Yellow Alert for the municipalities in Molina, Curico, Romeral and Teno. It entails strengthening the monitoring of the behavior of the volcanic complex and prepare resources Civil Protection System to prevent possible situations resulting from natural phenomenon.
The National Emergency Office maintains a permanent monitoring points near the volcanic complex through VHF and HF radio systems, municipal, provincial and regional levels.
It also requires that companies and other tourist resorts located on the area surrounding the volcano update their contingency plans and these in turn, will be coordinated and forwarded to the respective municipalities as well as the Regional Onemi.
SERNAGEOMIN continue monitoring the volcanic complex, while the National Early Warning Centre in coordination with the Regional Directorate of Onemi Maule and members of Civil Protection System, will maintain the necessary courses of action based on the current alerts.
Ecuador: Tungurahua Volcano about to erupt
Sat, 30/04/2011 - 8:23
The Tungurahua volcano showed on Friday eruptive activity "of a high level" with the expulsion of large incandescent rocks, heavy ash and powerful explosion which has forced the voluntary evacuation of nearby towns.
Between late Thursday and early Friday, the volcano produced consecutive explosions were heard several miles, while on their sides rolled incandescent rocks and ash rained down on towns in the sector.
Silvana Hidalgo, Geophysical Institute's technical monitoring station giant, said that "the smaller blocks are the size of a car, while the largest reach the size of a truck, which on impact craters caused flanks impact of up to 10 meters wide, "he said.
Authorities declared "orange alert" in the area, which involves voluntary evacuation of the population and the use of state resources to address the emergency.
Originally posted by intelinside451
reply to post by jam321
Here is a good article describing the KP index being at 6 and Japan earthquake
cosmicanalyst.com...edit on 29-4-2011 by intelinside451 because: added infoedit on 29-4-2011 by intelinside451 because: (no reason given)