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Two 6.6 Quakes in the last month off Panama could spell Trouble

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posted on Jan, 6 2015 @ 11:54 PM
With a capital T.

Another 6.6 just hit a few minutes ago, after the first one some 100 km north of there back on December 8.

Here is a 30 day from USGS:

We've seen this before. You all have watched me make the warnings, several times, and then bam. Big one.

And not only are we due for a bigger quake any time now statistically, here we have a formidable subduction zone possibly giving us the warning signs. Two quakes that size, violating the 1.5 mag differential rule. This means the chances they are foreshocks to a big one increase greatly. How many more times we gotta go through this?

So I am sounding the alarm bell. That is dangerous activity.

posted on Jan, 7 2015 @ 12:08 AM
Ok we will see...

Here's the data on it

Globe with Earthquake Location

Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude 6.6
7 Jan 2015 05:07:08 UTC
6 Jan 2015 23:07:08 near epicenter
6 Jan 2015 21:07:08 standard time in your timezone
Location 5.828N 82.652W
Depth 10 km
245 km (151 mi) S of Punta de Burica, Panama
272 km (168 mi) S of Puerto Armuelles, Panama
281 km (174 mi) S of Pedregal, Panama
288 km (178 mi) S of David, Panama
480 km (297 mi) SSE of San Jose, Costa Rica
Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 4.5 km; Vertical 1.8 km
Parameters Nph = 92; Dmin = 726.7 km; Rmss = 1.22 seconds; Gp = 69°
Version =
Event ID us c000tcba
For updates, maps, and technical information, see: Event Page or USGS Earthquake Hazards Program

posted on Jan, 7 2015 @ 12:17 AM
Well Violet, let's hope not. But another 5.0 just hit, just south of this latest 6.6:

That means stress points all along that fault are beginning to break. Let's hope it's just an aftershock, and will subside.

edit on Wed Jan 7th 2015 by TrueAmerican because: (no reason given)

EDIT: Target acquired, and now monitoring live with me rig.
Previous seismic amplitudes measured and stored, for any future activity, I can now estimate Mag.
edit on Wed Jan 7th 2015 by TrueAmerican because: (no reason given)

posted on Jan, 7 2015 @ 12:35 AM
I have been watching the PNW for some time.

Been keeping an eye on the whole "Ring of fire" It has (to Me) been very quiet.

It has seemed to slowly start to pick up. (Should we be paying more attention to what the sun is doing?) (Or what it's gonna do?)

Just some thoughts

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