posted on Feb, 14 2012 @ 08:37 AM
reply to post by ignant
Your thread title says "Increased 2012 Seismic Activity in CALIFORNIA & World - North America's 'Big One' Imminent?", but you addressed none of
these statements, only a piece about a relatively insignificant earthquake.
The graph in your external image is misleading at best and seeks to distort the actual picture. (I do realise it is not yours so not shooting the
messenger). The count of mag 6.5+ quakes has not varied significantly between 1960 and 2010 (the only chart I have access to at present as I can't
get at the old files) and whilst the 2011 count was high, half of those were from Honshu alone. Read nu 2011 report (signature) for details.
Some proof of this increased seismicity in 2012 would be appreciated. I must have missed it.
North America's 'Big One' will not be in California of that you can rest assured. The dubious privilege of hosting that event will fall to Cascadia
and yes it may not be far away geologically speaking, or could be tomorrow. The potential is already there.