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ZetaTalk Aug 7, 2010

As of late, I have observed that USGS and EMSC are a bit lax on their reports of earthquakes. Sometimes not seeing anything reported for hours from the last update, or seeing periods of 90-200 minutes with no earthquakes in between. My question is, are they leaving swarms of earthquakes out of their reports, or there are actually periods of no earthquakes?

Greater than 90% of the earthquake activity is being altered by the USGS at present, which is under orders to prevent any clue being given to the public about the Earth changes caused by the presence of Planet X. Over a decade ago, the approach was to de-sensitize the live seismographs periodically, so the displays do not turn black worldwide, and to ignore the twice-a-day patterns showing up on these seismographs. Then any quakes that could be dropped were dropped. This was obvious to some who were watching the database manipulation. Quakes in the list would suddenly disappear. This was particularly the case where a quake happened in a remote location, or out in the ocean. Dumbing down the magnitude quickly followed, but in order to ensure the public did not notice, the USGS took control of all websites reporting quake statistics. At times, this control breaks, and discrepancies are reported to the public. Some countries rebel. Quake swarms are another source of control, as they pepper the databases with many quakes and skew the statistics, and thus are pulled from the database. Else the question is raised, why so many?


ZetaTalk Jun 18, 2011

Will the USGS internet system be a reliable warning system for the European tsunami by registering on the net the New Madrid earthquake on the exact time it occurs?

It will not be a lack of information from the USGS that will be the point of confusion during the earthquakes leading up to the New Madrid adjustment, it will be knowing which quake is the big one vs the many minor quakes preceding it. The USGS downgrades almost all earthquakes, to prevent meaningful statistics from being generated from their databases. They also exclude quakes whenever they can, but this is unlikely to happen in the New Madrid area as it is in the center of a populated land mass. Thus you will have magnitude 6 quakes that will be called a 5.2, magnitude 7 quakes called a 6.1, and when a magnitude 8 or greater quake occurs, it will be called a 6.9.

We would advise that rather than watching the USGS quake statistics, that you watch the Earth changes. The adjustment that will incite the European tsunami will involve bridges on the Mississippi breaking, and being impassable. The land to the west of the Mississippi will drop so that the Mississippi will become 50 miles wide in the state of Mississippi. Watch for this. The New Madrid adjustment will be several large quakes of magnitude 8-9, though will be listed as a lesser magnitude. As the N American continent continues to unzip up to and along the Seaway, the quakes will be less than a magnitude 8 but very destructive to Cleveland and Toledo and Buffalo and the inland locks along the Seaway. Thus it is not what the USGS says that should be watched, but the condition of the bridges on the Mississippi, the impact on the cities along the Seaway, and whether the inland locks are reported as inoperable.



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Comment by jorge namour 17 hours ago

M5.8 - 67km ENE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea 2014-08-21 02:11:32 UTC
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000s4s2#summary

4.4 227km W of Abepura, Indonesia 2014-08-20 20:29:43 UTC-03:00 49.6 km

5.1 East of the South Sandwich Islands 2014-08-20 20:18:20 UTC-03:00
10.0 km
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000s4rb#summary

4.8 141km SSW of Lata, Solomon Islands 2014-08-20 18:24:38 UTC-03:00
10.0 km

5.0 38km W of Buldir Island, Alaska 2014-08-20 17:21:49 UTC-03:00 10.0 km
5.4 40km WNW of Buldir Island, Alaska 2014-08-20 17:12:37 UTC-03:00 4.3 km
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000s4pb#summary

4.5 86km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea 2014-08-20 17:01:02 UTC-03:00 7.5 km

5.3 154km S of Oyama, Japan 2014-08-20 16:38:24 UTC-03:00 306.5 km
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000s4nk#summary

3.1 7km SE of Harper, Kansas 2014-08-20 13:33:58 UTC-03:00 6.8 km
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000s4lf#summary

2.5 6km S of Langston, Oklahoma 2014-08-20 10:52:26 UTC-03:00 4.5 km
2.6 67km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon 2014-08-20 10:10:22 UTC-03:00 0.0 km

3.3 28km WSW of Ferron, Utah 2014-08-20 01:05:15 UTC-03:00 1.8 km
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/uu60081707#summary

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/map/

Comment by jorge namour yesterday

2014-08-20 10:14:15.52hr 55min ago 32.51 N 47.79 E 10 5.6 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=395985
http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/Testimonies/comments.php?id=395985

2014-08-19 21:32:17.5 32.64 N 47.56 E 10 5.2 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION

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2014-08-20 12:52:31.617min ago 32.61 N 47.75 E 10 3.7 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
2014-08-20 12:07:34.11hr 02min ago 32.65 N 47.67 E 10 3.5 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
2014-08-20 11:52:23.61hr 17min ago 32.59 N 47.73 E 10 3.8 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
2014-08-20 10:37:47.52hr 31min ago 32.64 N 47.70 E 10 3.6 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
2014-08-20 10:31:35.82hr 38min ago 32.66 N 47.69 E 10 3.6 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
2014-08-20 10:29:51.82hr 39min ago 38.04 N 30.12 E 7 2.5 WESTERN TURKEY
2014-08-20 10:28:36.52hr 41min ago 32.45 N 47.60 E 2 4.3 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
2014-08-20 09:56:35.23hr 13min ago 32.66 N 47.48 E 10 3.7 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
2014-08-20 06:43:10.66hr 26min ago 32.74 N 47.47 E 8 3.9 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
2014-08-20 00:45:00.7 32.72 N 47.51 E 8 3.7 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
2014-08-19 23:30:05.2 32.70 N 47.57 E 10 4.5 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGIO
2014-08-19 21:14:46.8 32.68 N 47.62 E 8 3.5 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
2014-08-19 19:04:46.4 32.73 N 47.57 E 8 3.6 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
2014-08-19 18:36:49.5 35.91 N 28.29 E 12 2.6 EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN SEA

2014-08-19 15:29:54.9 37.43 N 42.69 E 10 2.6 TURKEY-SYRIA-IRAQ BORDER REGION
http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=395856

2014-08-20 11:31:59.41hr 37min ago 35.90 N 97.22 W 5 3.3 OKLAHOMA
2014-08-20 11:01:39.52hr 08min ago 35.89 N 97.23 W 7 3.2 OKLAHOMA
2014-08-19 23:07:16.9 35.76 N 97.47 W 5 2.7 OKLAHOMA
2014-08-19 19:14:41.5 41.85 N 119.67 W 1 2.7 NEVADA
3.2 49km NW of Lordsburg, New Mexico 2014-08-19 12:16:37 UTC-03:00 5.0 km
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000s48s#summary

Magnitude mb 4.9
Region PAPUA, INDONESIA
Date time 2014-08-20 01:11:41.2 UTC
Location 3.83 S ; 137.70 E
Depth 55 km

Magnitude mb 5.1
Region SOUTHWEST OF AFRICA
Date time 2014-08-19 18:20:00.0 UTC
Location 52.99 S ; 9.85 E
Depth 30 km+
http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=395890

Magnitude mb 5.0
Region MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES
Date time 2014-08-19 17:12:22.9 UTC
Location 5.57 N ; 126.32 E
Depth 80 km

Magnitude M 5.1
Region SOUTH OF FIJI ISLANDS
Date time 2014-08-19 15:38:17.7 UTC
Location 22.16 S ; 179.28 W
Depth 614 km

Magnitude mb 5.0
Region HOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGION
Date time 2014-08-19 13:26:19.9 UTC
Location 43.03 N ; 145.70 E
Depth 10 km
Magnitude M 4.8
Region HOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGION
Date time 2014-08-19 13:26:23.7 UTC
Location 42.97 N ; 145.80 E
Depth 40 km

Magnitude mb 4.7
Region KAZAKHSTAN-XINJIANG BORDER REG.
Date time 2014-08-19 06:43:36.2 UTC
Location 48.51 N ; 85.22 E
Depth 1 km

2014-08-19 23:37:30.2 0.43 N 146.28 E 15 4.6 FED. STATES OF MICRONESIA

3.5 8km SW of Alberto Oviedo Mota, Mexico 2014-08-20 08:14:33 UTC-03:00
25.4 km BAJA CALIFORNIA
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/ci37259944#summary

4.2 151km SW of Severo-Kuril'sk, Russia 2014-08-19 21:11:38 UTC-03:00 102.7 km

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/?view=1

Activity in Bárðarbunga - ICELAND

August 17, 2014

Earthquake activity continues in Bárðarbunga volcano with no signs of stopping. Since midnight the total earthquake count for Iceland has now reached 578 (at 18:14 UTC) this number gets outdated quickly due the continuous earthquake activity in Bárðarbunga volcano. The total amount of earthquakes recorded yesterday was around 480 for the whole day, so it seems that earthquake activity has increased today from what it was yesterday.

http://www.jonfr.com/volcano/?p=4702

Comment by jorge namour on Tuesday

2014-08-19 13:38:24.731min ago 37.00 N 5.56 W 10 4.7 SPAIN FELT

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=395834

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/Testimonies/comments.php?id=395834

Magnitude ML 4.7
Region SPAIN
Date time 2014-08-19 13:38:24.7 UTC
Location 37.00 N ; 5.56 W
Depth 10 km
Distances 97 km N of Gibraltar, Gibraltar / pop: 26,544 / local time: 15:38:24.7 2014-08-19
56 km SE of Sevilla, Spain / pop: 703,206 / local time: 15:38:24.7 2014-08-19
9 km N of Puerto Serrano, Spain / pop: 6,807 / local time: 15:38:24.7 2014-08-19

2014-08-19 12:41:35.21hr 27min ago 35.82 N 97.47 W 4 4.2 OKLAHOMA FELT
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000s45z#summary

2014-08-19 11:36:08.32hr 38min ago 35.91 N 28.17 E 2 3.3 EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN SEA
http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=395814

2014-08-19 10:32:53.03h32.49 N 47.68 E 10 4.8 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
2014-08-18 18:08:23.7 32.46 N 47.74 E 10 5.9 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION FELT SWARM

2014-08-19 09:15:27.85hr 01min ago 38.34 N 20.52 E 2 3.5 GREECE FELT

2014-08-19 06:13:41.08hr 03min ago 55.37 S 28.04 W 10 4.6 SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION
http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=395776

2014-08-19 06:10:50.4 4.60 S 150.32 E 66 4.6 NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G

2014-08-19 07:27:50.36hr 49min ago 34.33 N 120.27 W 1 2.9 SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL, CALIF.
2014-08-19 06:26:07.07hr 52min ago 34.19 N 118.72 W 12 2.5 GREATER LOS ANGELES AREA, CALIF.
http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=395759

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/?view=1
http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=395629

Comment by jorge namour on Monday

Coast Guard Plane Called Home for Eruption Monitoring- Bárðarbunga - ICELAND

August 18, 2014 15:24

http://icelandreview.com/news/2014/08/18/coast-guard-plane-called-h...

A map showing recent seismic activity. The green stars indicate activity over 3.0 in magnitude. Photo: Iceland Met Office.

The Icelandic Coast Guard surveillance plane has been called home from abroad in light of a possible eruption in Bárðarbunga volcano in the northwestern corner of Vatnajökull glacier, Southeast Iceland, ruv.is reports.

The plane, which is equipped with radar, cameras and other equipment ideal for the monitoring of eruptions

Code Orange Issued for Possible Eruption

http://icelandreview.com/news/2014/08/18/code-orange-issued-possibl...

A Code Orange has been issued in light of increased likelihood of an eruption in Bárðarbunga volcano located in the northwestern corner of Vatnajökull glacier, Southeast Iceland, after continued earthquakes in the area this morning, mbl.is reports.

The Icelandic Met Office, which oversees not only the weather but also earthquakes and possible volcanic eruptions in Iceland, increased the danger level from yellow to orange, which indicates that the volcano shows heightened or escalating unrest with increased potential of eruption. The next and highest level code is red, which is issued when an eruption begins.

Kristín Jónsdóttir at the Iceland Met Office told RÚV that magma was on the move under the glacier, trying to break up in two different locations.

Bárðarbunga is Iceland’s second highest mountain at 2,000 meters (6,562 feet).

Indications of an imminent eruption in Bárðarbunga will likely appear several hours beforehand if an eruption begins, according to geophysicist Magnús Tumi Guðmundsson.

http://www.jonfr.com/volcano/?p=4714

August 18, 2014 14:53

http://www.jonfr.com/volcano/?p=4709

Magnitude 3,3 earthquake in Kverkfjöll volcano- ICELAND

Posted on August 18, 2014

A minor earthquake swarm took place in Kverkfjöll volcano today (17-August-2014). This earthquake swarm might have been triggered by the earthquake activity in Bárðarbunga volcano that is next to it, that is however not confirmed and can be considered a speculation. Since connections between volcanoes is difficult to prove. The earthquake had the magnitude of 3,3 and depth of 9,5 km. This earthquake was felt by summer tourists in the area of Kverkfjöll volcano.

Comment by jorge namour on Monday

More about Iran Earthquake posted by Howard

http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/08/18/375721/61magnitude-quake-hi...

6.1-magnitude quake strikes western Iran

A powerful earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale has jolted three provinces in western Iran, with dozens wounded.

According to the Iranian Seismological Center, the quake hit two western provinces of Ilam and Lorestan as well as Khuzestan Province in the southwest of the country at 07:02 a.m. local time (02:32 GMT) on Monday.

Its epicenter was located in Murmori, Ilam province, at 32.7 degrees north latitude and 47.7 degrees east longitude.

According to latest reports, 50 people were injured by the tremor, which also destroyed mud-brick houses in Murmuri.

The quake destroyed telecommunications department in the city of Abdanan in the province making it impossible to estimate the amount of damages inflicted on the city’s rural areas.

Governor of Abdanan Majid Asgari said that rural areas suffered heavy damage by the strong quake, adding that some villages were totally destroyed.

Also on Monday, another earthquake registering 3.6 on the Richter scale hit areas between the northern province of Guilan and the northwestern province of Ardebil at 6.32 a.m. local time (02:00 GMT).

Located on seismic fault lines, Iran is prone to earthquakes and experiences at least one slight tremor every day on average.

2014-08-18 08:05:30 32.95 N 47.56 E 24 4.9 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=395323
2014-08-18 07:54:20.445min ago 32.70 N 47.65 E 10 3.5 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION

2014-08-18 06:59:00.91hr 40min ago 32.71 N 47.89 E 10 4.3 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
2014-08-18 06:50:00.71hr 49min ago 32.63 N 47.76 E 10 3.9 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION

2014-08-18 06:34:46.02hr 05min ago 32.68 N 47.68 E 2 3.9 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
2014-08-18 06:31:59.22hr 07min ago 32.77 N 47.54 E 10 3.8 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION

2014-08-18 06:27:59.52hr 11min ago 32.64 N 47.98 E 10 3.8 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
2014-08-18 05:59:21.22hr 40min ago 32.75 N 47.71 E 10 3.8 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
2014-08-18 05:57:55.52hr 41min ago 32.73 N 47.66 E 10 3.6 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
2014-08-18 05:52:11.82hr 47min ago 32.81 N 47.82 E 10 3.5 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
2014-08-18 05:32:28.53hr 07min ago 32.62 N 47.70 E 11 4.4 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
F 2014-08-18 05:25:51.73hr 14min ago 32.58 N 47.72 E 10 5.7 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=395293

Distances 227 km N of Al Başrah, Iraq / pop: 2,600,000 / local time: 08:25:51.7 2014-08-18
99 km NE of Al ‘Amārah, Iraq

2014-08-18 05:14:56.63hr 24min ago 32.78 N 47.64 E 9 3.8 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
2014-08-18 05:11:12.93hr 28min ago 32.85 N 47.54 E 8 3.9 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION

2014-08-18 04:52:31.33hr 47min ago 32.61 N 47.73 E 17 3.5 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
2014-08-18 04:45:35.33hr 54min ago 32.79 N 47.53 E 10 4.1 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
2014-08-18 04:39:31.44hr 00min ago 32.64 N 47.77 E 10 4.6 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION

2014-08-18 04:20:46.64hr 20min ago 32.76 N 47.57 E 50 4.7 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
Distances 248 km N of Al Başrah, Iraq

2014-08-18 04:09:01.04hr 30min ago 32.65 N 47.73 E 10 3.7 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
2014-08-18 03:53:14.94hr 46min ago 32.73 N 47.74 E 10 3.9 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
2014-08-18 03:45:28.64hr 54min ago 32.77 N 47.59 E 9 4.1 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION

2014-08-18 03:37:18.85hr 02min ago 32.76 N 47.62 E 8 3.6 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
2014-08-18 03:30:57.25hr 08min ago 32.65 N 47.74 E 10 3.7 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION

2014-08-18 03:23:52.85hr 15min ago 32.77 N 47.53 E 10 3.7 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION

2014-08-18 03:18:31.55hr 21min ago 32.66 N 47.67 E 15 4.0 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
2014-08-18 03:17:09.75hr 22min ago 32.66 N 47.65 E 13 3.8 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
2014-08-18 03:11:31.15hr 28min ago 32.65 N 47.58 E 10 4.7 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION

2014-08-18 03:01:34.55hr 38min ago 32.36 N 47.52 E 20 4.8 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
2014-08-18 02:59:26.95hr 40min ago 32.50 N 47.74 E 10 4.5 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION

2014-08-18 02:53:12.35hr 47min ago 32.65 N 47.57 E 20 4.5 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=395263

2014-08-17 14:47:20.3 32.56 N 47.59 E 10 4.8 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=395202

2014-08-17 11:24:17.2 32.59 N 47.71 E 10 4.6 IRAN-IRAQ BORDER REGION
http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=395196

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/?view=1

2014-08-18 03:02:40.05hr 45min ago 36.07 N 43.81 E 250 4.2 IRAQ
http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=395260

Distances 69 km SE of Mosul, Iraq / pop: 1,739,800 / local time: 06:02:40.0 2014-08-18
23 km SW of Erbil, Iraq

2014-08-18 02:02:57.86hr 45min ago 35.00 N 37.43 E 20 3.3 SYRIA
http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=395319

Distances 135 km S of Aleppo, Syria / pop: 1,602,264 / local time: 05:02:57.8 2014-08-18
63 km E of Ḩamāh, Syria / pop: 460,602 / local time: 05:02:57.8 2014-08-18
34 km E of Salamīyah, Syria

Comment by Howard on Monday

Strong Quake in Iran (Aug 18)

An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck western Iran on Monday, near the provincial capital of Dezful, about 300 miles (480 km) from Tehran, the capital, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake, at a depth of 6 miles (10 km), hit at 0232 GMT (0332 am BST).

Sources

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000s3np#summary

http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/08/18/uk-earthquake-iran-idUKKBN...

Comment by Kojima on Monday

Thanks Shaun and Kris.

The following is about magnitude in USGS Earthquake Glossary.

Earthquake Glossary - magnitude

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/glossary/?term=magnitude

The magnitude is a number that characterizes the relative size of an earthquake. Magnitude is based on measurement of the maximum motion recorded by a seismograph. Several scales have been defined, but the most commonly used are (1) local magnitude (ML), commonly referred to as "Richter magnitude," (2) surface-wave magnitude (Ms), (3) body-wave magnitude (Mb), and (4) moment magnitude (Mw). Scales 1-3 have limited range and applicability and do not satisfactorily measure the size of the largest earthquakes. The moment magnitude (Mw) scale, based on the concept of seismic moment, is uniformly applicable to all sizes of earthquakes but is more difficult to compute than the other types. All magnitude scales should yield approximately the same value for any given earthquake. 

Comment by Kris H on Sunday
@Shaun No comments on Twitter for these EQs either. I think a 6.0 would be noticed, even in NoDak. Wonder if they were glitches?
Comment by Kris H on Sunday
@Shaun Those 2 EQs are not on the USGS website. Interesting.
Comment by Shaun Kazuck on Sunday

Big adjustment earlier today on the North American Plate.  The one in North Dakota registered a 6.0 and the one in Idaho was a 5.0 quake.

Source:  http://anf.ucsd.edu/recenteqs/

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