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2022-01-19 1:30:38 AM  
And Chile is in a tight race with Siberia for first place. Who's gonna drop into the ocean ahead of the other, Stay tuned.
 
2022-01-19 1:54:13 AM  
The frequency increase probably has more to do with detection technology deployment and advancement more than actual increase in frequency, that being said, the purple flashes are scary as hell
 
2022-01-19 2:02:22 AM  

nhdjoseywales: The frequency increase probably has more to do with detection technology deployment and advancement more than actual increase in frequency, that being said, the purple flashes are scary as hell


That's what I was wondering about. It certainly looks like the incidents are getting more common.
 
2022-01-19 2:20:51 AM  
I would imagine Earth has been this active for a long time.

However, a major earthquake seems very overdue. My money is on California or South America. I'll miss the PNW.
 
2022-01-19 2:43:21 AM  

fastfxr: I would imagine Earth has been this active for a long time.

However, a major earthquake seems very overdue. My money is on California or South America. I'll miss the PNW.


Define major? Riverside had a 7.1 in 2019.
 
2022-01-19 2:49:44 AM  
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2022-01-19 2:56:00 AM  
Correction: Ridgecrest, not Riverside.
 
2022-01-19 2:56:21 AM  
Original and better quality video here:

120 Years of Earthquakes and Their Tsunamis: 1901-2020
Youtube ilFEKSZQv5o
 
2022-01-19 3:15:27 AM  

fastfxr: I would imagine Earth has been this active for a long time.

However, a major earthquake seems very overdue. My money is on California or South America. I'll miss the PNW.


Every single major disaster is long overdue. Stop and think about that for a moment. The last huge natural disaster on a city destroying scale was over 100 years ago. We are wildly unprepared for it. If you live anywhere on the east coast or west coast you really should put serious thought into keeping your most important paperwork at a safe deposit box one state inland
 
2022-01-19 3:48:32 AM  

lifeslammer: fastfxr: I would imagine Earth has been this active for a long time.

However, a major earthquake seems very overdue. My money is on California or South America. I'll miss the PNW.

Every single major disaster is long overdue. Stop and think about that for a moment. The last huge natural disaster on a city destroying scale was over 100 years ago. We are wildly unprepared for it. If you live anywhere on the east coast or west coast you really should put serious thought into keeping your most important paperwork at a safe deposit box one state inland


You must be really popular at parties
 
2022-01-19 4:17:45 AM  

LimpDickRicky: lifeslammer: fastfxr: I would imagine Earth has been this active for a long time.

However, a major earthquake seems very overdue. My money is on California or South America. I'll miss the PNW.

Every single major disaster is long overdue. Stop and think about that for a moment. The last huge natural disaster on a city destroying scale was over 100 years ago. We are wildly unprepared for it. If you live anywhere on the east coast or west coast you really should put serious thought into keeping your most important paperwork at a safe deposit box one state inland

You must be really popular at parties


Midwest safe deposit box salesmen are always popular.
 
2022-01-19 5:00:16 AM  

lifeslammer: fastfxr: I would imagine Earth has been this active for a long time.

However, a major earthquake seems very overdue. My money is on California or South America. I'll miss the PNW.

Every single major disaster is long overdue. Stop and think about that for a moment. The last huge natural disaster on a city destroying scale was over 100 years ago. We are wildly unprepared for it. If you live anywhere on the east coast or west coast you really should put serious thought into keeping your most important paperwork at a safe deposit box one state inland


That's just asking to have the safe deposit box destroyed by tornados.
 
2022-01-19 5:05:17 AM  

darklingscribe: lifeslammer: fastfxr: I would imagine Earth has been this active for a long time.

However, a major earthquake seems very overdue. My money is on California or South America. I'll miss the PNW.

Every single major disaster is long overdue. Stop and think about that for a moment. The last huge natural disaster on a city destroying scale was over 100 years ago. We are wildly unprepared for it. If you live anywhere on the east coast or west coast you really should put serious thought into keeping your most important paperwork at a safe deposit box one state inland

That's just asking to have the safe deposit box destroyed by tornados.


It might get tossed around, but the specs of bank vaults make them one of the only tornado proof buildings in the world. If the tornado manages to clear out your box the entire city probably got turned into a skidmark
 
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2022-01-19 6:26:01 AM  
Really shows you how unusual the boxing day tsunami was as most occur in the Pacific
 
2022-01-19 8:04:16 AM  
Surely the increasing frequency has nothing to do with improvements to monitoring and communications technology in the last 100 years. If no one was around to see a tsunami in the middle of the ocean, or if it hit an island that was wiped out as a result, it "didn't happen". Now we have a network of buoys that send data directly to satellites in milliseconds. Also, 120 years worth of "data" from a planet that is ~4.5B years old is almost useless. Not trying to rain on anyone's apocalypse. Just trying to add some perspective.
 
2022-01-19 8:43:14 AM  
the End Times for Banksters is coming.  don't know about everything else.
 
2022-01-19 8:47:13 AM  

darklingscribe: lifeslammer: fastfxr: I would imagine Earth has been this active for a long time.

However, a major earthquake seems very overdue. My money is on California or South America. I'll miss the PNW.

Every single major disaster is long overdue. Stop and think about that for a moment. The last huge natural disaster on a city destroying scale was over 100 years ago. We are wildly unprepared for it. If you live anywhere on the east coast or west coast you really should put serious thought into keeping your most important paperwork at a safe deposit box one state inland

That's just asking to have the safe deposit box destroyed by tornados.


I wouldn't worry about the tornadoes. It's that aquifer they've pulled 75 feet of water out of that you have to consider. A New Madrid quake would be just the trigger to cause deep liquidfication of the drained sand and swallow dense buildings from the surface.
 
2022-01-19 9:18:59 AM  

wildcardjack: darklingscribe: lifeslammer: fastfxr: I would imagine Earth has been this active for a long time.

However, a major earthquake seems very overdue. My money is on California or South America. I'll miss the PNW.

Every single major disaster is long overdue. Stop and think about that for a moment. The last huge natural disaster on a city destroying scale was over 100 years ago. We are wildly unprepared for it. If you live anywhere on the east coast or west coast you really should put serious thought into keeping your most important paperwork at a safe deposit box one state inland

That's just asking to have the safe deposit box destroyed by tornados.

I wouldn't worry about the tornadoes. It's that aquifer they've pulled 75 feet of water out of that you have to consider. A New Madrid quake would be just the trigger to cause deep liquidfication of the drained sand and swallow dense buildings from the surface.


they replaced that water with prayers.
 
2022-01-19 10:30:45 AM  
I feel quite safe in S. E. Ontario.  Zero geological risk of any sort. Earthquakes here, from the small faults underneath L. Ontario and the St.Lawrence river, are 3.0 to 3.5 max , going unnoticed by most people.

/If Yellowstone blows, well, that's too bad for everyone in N. America.
 
2022-01-19 10:30:59 AM  

nhdjoseywales: The frequency increase probably has more to do with detection technology deployment and advancement more than actual increase in frequency, that being said, the purple flashes are scary as hell


That was my thought too - how awesome is it that we're able to detect so many more small quakes that we never would've known about before.  Surely that's valuable data to a geologist.
 
2022-01-19 12:56:35 PM  

wage0048: nhdjoseywales: The frequency increase probably has more to do with detection technology deployment and advancement more than actual increase in frequency, that being said, the purple flashes are scary as hell

That was my thought too - how awesome is it that we're able to detect so many more small quakes that we never would've known about before.  Surely that's valuable data to a geologist.


imagine how many LIGO must detect while trying to look for gravitational waves
 
2022-01-19 1:15:26 PM  
How much mass are we moving around as ice melts?  Some places are getting lighter while their water ends up in the oceans pushing down in other spots.

Even if it's a very minor effect, I would anticipate some seismological changes because of glacier melt on the largest scales, and draining of aquifiers and fracking must be doing something on more local scales.
 
2022-01-19 1:23:49 PM  

RobotSpider: Surely the increasing frequency has nothing to do with improvements to monitoring and communications technology in the last 100 years. If no one was around to see a tsunami in the middle of the ocean, or if it hit an island that was wiped out as a result, it "didn't happen". Now we have a network of buoys that send data directly to satellites in milliseconds. Also, 120 years worth of "data" from a planet that is ~4.5B years old is almost useless. Not trying to rain on anyone's apocalypse. Just trying to add some perspective.


The increase in monitoring shows up clearly in the flickers that begin around Cal Tech early in the century.
 
2022-01-19 1:25:09 PM  

Unsung_Hero: How much mass are we moving around as ice melts?  Some places are getting lighter while their water ends up in the oceans pushing down in other spots.

Even if it's a very minor effect, I would anticipate some seismological changes because of glacier melt on the largest scales, and draining of aquifiers and fracking must be doing something on more local scales.


Change in gravity shows up as a measurable factor when scientists talk about sea level rise.
 
2022-01-19 2:59:55 PM  

Last of the Hippies: Original and better quality video here:


For anyone confused by my post, it looks like the admins have updated the link to the video so it is no longer going to a low quality copy.
 
2022-01-20 2:24:39 AM  

lifeslammer: fastfxr: I would imagine Earth has been this active for a long time.

However, a major earthquake seems very overdue. My money is on California or South America. I'll miss the PNW.

Every single major disaster is long overdue. Stop and think about that for a moment. The last huge natural disaster on a city destroying scale was over 100 years ago. We are wildly unprepared for it. If you live anywhere on the east coast or west coast you really should put serious thought into keeping your most important paperwork at a safe deposit box one state inland


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