posted on Apr, 2 2014 @ 12:39 PM
I will call this a triggered earthquake. Of course, I have no proof. But I like saying it anyway. Central America has been constant. And now, we have
a somewhat unlikely candidate for a followup. I'm not saying earthquakes are rare in Panama. I'm just saying it isn't overly active. It's not one of
the usual suspects. There's even a big gap in the known fault-lines in the area. This earthquakes makes me think the plot is thickening. I wouldn't
even be surprised if we have more eruptions in the area. Several are ongoing active volcanoes so it's hard to pinpoint any uptick. But I'll be
watching to see if there's any changes.
In my mind, I think we'll have a repeat in the pattern. We may see more earthquakes near Mexico and California. I'll be worried if we see the quakes
go up the spine and then back down. I even think that Cayman Island quake had something to do with all this movement. Maybe something pops up in the
Caribbean. Earthquake, or volcano. I just think there's much more to this story to come. I wouldn't normally say anything is abnormal about a Chilean
earthquake. It was due. But this series of quakes seems odd because it seemed slow and understated. (by Chilean standards. their number #1 1960, 9.5
) 8.3M is respectable, but not "THE Big One." The Chilean coastline has seen multitudes of 9+ earthquakes in past many thousands of years. 8.3M is
small if you think of the thousands of 9+'s in a few million years. This current epicenter is at the funky bend in the spine. I'm not going get into
theories, it's just that this seems like a unique place and it's anybodies guess how it interacts with the plates to the north and south. So, this
uniqueness makes me think something unexpected will happen next. Southern Mexico had a small earthquake, and Baja saw one too. There is still a gap
near Central Mexico. Come to think of it, Central America has been consistent longer than I thought and yes, I think the next progression will be
northerly. It's so shook out that Panama chimed in. I think the small strip has been flexing a long time and won't produce a huge quake. Volcano
maybe. That sounds more like it.
I wish people would get their facts straight. Ubinas erupted last in 2009-2010. Anyway, it's active. Does it have anything to do with the "push" along
South America? Maybe.
A better site on Ubinas.
And I guess there was a bit of activity in 2013...
And if you check on Volcano Discovery, Ubinas is erupting at the moment.
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