A magnitude 5.5 earthquake hit – 169km W of Neiafu, Tonga in the last hour. It was the largest earthquake to shake the planet today. Two more quakes followed: a 4.8 magnitude jolted Yamada Japan and a 2.8 magnitude hit Anchor Point, Alaska.
No property damage or loss of life has been reported for any of these quakes thus far. And the U.S. Geological Survey has found no reason to issue tsunami warnings to Tonga.
With much of the day still left, so far siesmologict have detected 29 earthquakes. The U.S. Geological Survey has detected 224 earthquakes in the past 7 days, 877 earthquakes in the past month, 17,501 earthquakes in the past year.
Romania’s top seismologist Gheorghe Marmureanu, from Romania’s National Institute of Earth Physics, says when 39 or more quakes hit the globe within a two day period something is seriously wrong. Well, so far their have been 29 todayl
Marureanu’s remarks came after a series of quakes that started with two massive jolts in Indonesia measuring 8.6 and 8.2 on the Richter scale rapidly followed by three more only slightly smaller in Mexico within hours.
“There is no doubt that something is seriously wrong. There have been too many strong earthquakes,” said Marmureanu.
He added, “The quakes are a surprise that cannot be easily explained by current scientific knowledge. With the Indonesian quake for example, statistically, there should be one big earthquake in this part of Asia every 500 years. However, since 2004, there were already three quakes with a magnitude of over 8, which is not normal.”
Not normal indeed. So many things are happening that are so outside the scope of scientific understanding and expectation as a weather or earth happening. Just look at the major quakes this month as welll as a graft that give the largest quakes including today for the year.
M 6.5, 163km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia
Friday, November 16, 2012 18:12:39 UTC
M 6.1, 9km E of Tlalchapa, Mexico
Thursday, November 15, 2012 09:20:23 UTC
M 6.2, 75km SW of Vallenar, Chile
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 19:02:05 UTC
M 6.3, 253km S of Cape Yakataga, Alaska
Monday, November 12, 2012 20:42:14 UTC
M 6.5, 30km WSW of Champerico, Guatemala
Sunday, November 11, 2012 22:15:00 UTC
M 6.8, 52km NNE of Shwebo, Burma
Sunday, November 11, 2012 01:12:38 UTC
M 4.3, 17km SE of Hazard, Kentucky
Saturday, November 10, 2012 17:08:14 UTC
M 7.4, 35km S of Champerico, Guatemala
Wednesday, November 07, 2012 16:35:46 UTC
today: 5.5 in Tonga
this week: 5.9 in Madang, Madang, Papua New Guinea
this month: 7.4 in Tiquisate, Escuintla, Guatemala
this year: 8.6 in Meulaboh, Aceh, Indonesia
Scientists are really trying to pull the wool over our eyes with their knowledge of what is truly going on. They are vigorously denying that anything is wrong when the evidence is standing right in front of us.
According to Marmureanu, “If you keep seismically shaking the Earth, like a bottle of soda, its structural integrity eventually will become compromised and it will start to fracture like an egg. In this case, the fracturing will be thermal dissipation by hyper-volcanism, mega-thrust earthquakes, and greater tectonic boundary plate agitation around volcanic arcs and subduction zones…if this is what’s indeed happening, the pressure will continue to build in the interior of the planet until it eventually destabilizes all tectonic plates in a spectral pattern of continuous seismic oscillation. Every earthquake generates and emits enough kinetic energy through the earth to potentially trigger more seismic disturbances.”
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D. Chandler contributed to this report.