ALTERNATIVE NEWS, MYSTERY'S, UFO'S,PARANORMAL
Visitors please register your name and e-mail.

Registered member benefits include:

Full access to all category's including specials.

Free live chat.

Highlighted new content.



As always registration is FREE!!
Check Out UTOPIA

Thu Jan 24, 2013 4:31 am by Admin



Utopia Forum is almost complete and is now ready for all new members and visitors.

The forum is a little different to here as it uses a single page forum which puts all the topics on one page with important threads globally pinned at the top of the page.

Like i said we are ALMOST complete but we are still playing around and moving things about so please bare …

Comments: 0

VISITOR PINPOINT
Earthquake Monitor

Michio Kaku Warns the World Citizens of Potential Mega Earthquake

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Michio Kaku Warns the World Citizens of Potential Mega Earthquake

Post  niji666 on Sat Jan 22, 2011 1:09 pm




"In our life time, we could very well see one of these cities destroyed," Kaku said. "Los Angeles, San Francisco, Mexico City, Tehran, Tokyo."
Kaku pointed to changes in the physical structures of human civilization, and how the new composure poses many risks. "We are creating mega cities where there used to be fishing villages," he said.


SOURCE: http://coupmedia.org/earthquakes/michio-kaku-warns-the-world-citizens-of-potential-mega-earthquake-1901



avatar
niji666

Posts : 171
Join date : 2010-10-23
Location : UK

View user profile

Back to top Go down

SOMETHING'S NOT RIGHT.

Post  Admin on Sat Jan 22, 2011 3:03 pm

Just look how the magnitude of the quakes have been escalating since the 17th. I think someone somewhere is in for a life changing earthquake if it carry's on like this and very soon.

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/quakes_all.php
avatar
Admin
Admin

Posts : 617
Join date : 2010-10-23

View user profile http://chatter.betaboard.net

Back to top Go down

They are building up towards the mother of all eq

Post  TheWatcher on Sun Jan 23, 2011 5:26 pm

Admin wrote:Just look how the magnitude of the quakes have been escalating since the 17th. I think someone somewhere is in for a life changing earthquake if it carry's on like this and very soon.

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/quakes_all.php
-------------------------------

Either the california or japan earthquake that cause the land mass to slide into the deeps of the ocean will jolt the core of the planet and majority of volcanoes around the ring of fire will erupt causing major earthquakes that will submerge many other Land mass.Be prepared to leave UK as it may be one of those.
The signs are indicating that the great upheaval is near. Earthquakes should be hitting the scale of 8 to 9 soon.

TheWatcher

Posts : 163
Join date : 2010-11-19
Location : SpaceSkyway

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Africa Tearing in Two

Post  Admin on Mon Jan 24, 2011 3:00 am

The fissures began appearing years ago. But in recent months, seismic activity has accelerated in northeastern Africa as the continent breaks apart in slow motion. Researchers say that lava in the region is consistent with magma normally seen on the sea floor -- and that water will ultimately cover the desert.

Cynthia Ebinger, a geologist from the University of Rochester in New York, could hardly believe what the caller from the deserts of Ethiopia was saying. It was an employee at a mineralogy company -- and he reported that the famous Erta Ale volcano in northeastern Ethiopia was erupting. Ebinger, who has studied the volcano for years, was taken aback. The volcano's crater had always been filled with a bubbling soup of silver-black lava, but it had been decades since its last eruption.

The call came last November. And Ebinger immediately flew to Ethiopia with some fellow researchers. "The volcano was bubbling over; flaming-red lava was shooting up into the sky," Ebinger told SPIEGEL ONLINE.
The earth is in upheaval in northeastern Africa, and the region is changing quickly. The desert floor is quaking and splitting open, volcanoes are boiling over, and seawaters are encroaching upon the land. Africa, researchers are certain, is splitting apart at a rate rarely seen in geology.

The first fracture appeared millions of years ago, resulting in the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden. The second fracture, stretching south from Ethiopia to Mozambique, is known as the Great Rift Valley, and it is lined with several volcanoes. Millions of years from now, it too will be filled with seawater.

Could Go Quickly

But in the Danakil Depression, in the northern part of the valley, the ocean could arrive much sooner. There, low, 25 meter (82 foot) hills are the only thing holding back the waters of the Red Sea. The land behind them has already dropped dozens of meters from previous levels and white salt deposits on the desert floor testify to past encroachments of the sea. But lava soon choked off its access.

For now, no one can really say when the sea will finally flood the desert. But when it does, it could go quickly. "The hills could sink in a matter of days," Tim Wright, a fellow at the University of Leeds' School of Earth and Environment, said at a recent conference hosted by the American Geophysical Union (AGU) in San Francisco.

In the last five years, the geologic transformation of northeastern Africa has "accelerated dramatically," says Wright. Indeed, the process is going much faster than many had anticipated. In recent years, geologists had measured just a few millimeters of movement each year. "But now the earth is opening up by the meter," says Loraine Field, a scholar at the University of Bristol who also attended the conference.

Earth tremors cause deep fissures to form in the desert floor and the ground in East Africa is shattering like broken glass. Researchers in the Gulf of Tadjoura, which juts into Djibouti from the Gulf of Aden, have recently registered a barrage of seismic shocks. "The quakes are happening on the mid-ocean ridge," Ebinger reports.

Shifting Tectonic Plates

Lava gushes out of fissures in these underwater mountain ranges to constantly create new earth crust -- when it hardens, it becomes part of the sea floor. As the magma surges upward, it spreads the ocean floor on both sides, shifting tectonic plates and causing tremors.

In recent months, the quaking in the Gulf of Tadjoura has been getting closer and closer to the coastline. As Ebinger explains, the splitting of the ocean floor will gradually extend to dry land. This is already the case along some fault lines in the Ethiopian desert, creating a geological spectacle that can otherwise only be witnessed deep below the surface of the ocean.

Even the pattern of earthquakes supports the conclusion that the desert landscape is transforming into a deep seafloor, according to a recent article in the Journal of Geophysical Research published by Zhaohui Yang and Wang-Ping Chen, two geologists at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The researchers have recorded several strong earthquakes at a shallow depth in northeastern Africa similar to ones that are otherwise only seen on mid-ocean ridges far out at sea.

In recent months, researchers have also recorded an up-tick in volcanic activity. Indeed, geologists have discovered volcanic eruptions near the earth's surface at 22 places in the Afar Triangle in northeastern Africa. Magma has caused fissures up to eight meters (26 feet) wide to open up in the ground, reports Derek Keir from the University of Leeds. While most of the magma remains beneath the surface, in places like Erta Ale it has made its way above ground.

An Ocean Without Water

Scientists have also noted that the kind of magma bubbling up in the region is the type otherwise only seen spewing forth from mid-ocean ridges deep below the water's surface. One of its signature characteristics is a low proportion of silicic acid. The magma coming out of Erta Ale has the same chemical composition as the kind that emerges from deep-sea volcanoes. The entire region increasingly resembles an ocean floor -- one without water.

The new burst in activity began in 2005, when a 60-kilometer-long fissure suddenly formed in the Afar Depression. Since then, roughly 3.5 cubic kilometers of magma have gushed forth, according to Tim Wright -- enough to cover the entire area of London to an average person's height.

From a geological perspective, the speed with which the magma is pushing forth is astonishing. It has been channeling its way through the rock below the earth's surface at speeds of up to 30 meters per minute, reports Eric Jacques from the Institute of Earth Physics of Paris. Satellite measurements attest to the consequences: In one 200-kilometer stretch welling up with magma, the ground looks like asphalt on a hot summer day. Magma is also pooling up under the Dabbahu Volcano in northern Ethiopia, Lorraine Field reported in San Francisco.

Continuing to Expand

The satellite data has also shown that a much larger area has been scarred by fissures than previously assumed, says Keir. Subterranean currents of magma are also causing ground temperatures to spike in eastern Egypt, a team of geologists from Egypt's National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics recently reported in Seismological Research Letters. At the AGU conference, Columbia University's James Gaherty reported that magma eruptions have ripped a 17-kilometer gash into the desert floor in the northern part of Malawi and that the lateral pressure they have exerted has even lifted the surrounding earth up to 50 centimeters (20 inches) in places.
The most violent upsurge of magma in recent years, though, happened in an unexpected place. In May 2009, a subterranean volcano erupted in Saudi Arabia. A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 accompanied by tens of thousands of milder tremors forced 30,000 to seek shelter. Magma spewed out of the ground in an area about the size of Berlin and Hamburg combined, Sigurjon Jonsson from the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology reported at the AGU meeting. The fact that the eruption took place almost 200 kilometers (124 miles) away from the fault line in North Africa "surprised all of us," says Cynthia Ebinger. And the world's largest geological construction site continues to expand. Loraine Field confirms that more and more magna is pushing its way to the earth's surface, adding that: "The magma chamber is reloading."

Oxford University's David Ferguson predicts a considerable increase in volcanic eruptions and earthquakes in the region over the next decade. They will, he says, "become of increasingly large magnitude."







avatar
Admin
Admin

Posts : 617
Join date : 2010-10-23

View user profile http://chatter.betaboard.net

Back to top Go down

Thanks,That is some nice info

Post  TheWatcher on Mon Jan 24, 2011 3:28 am

How did you upload the images?

TheWatcher

Posts : 163
Join date : 2010-11-19
Location : SpaceSkyway

View user profile

Back to top Go down

images.

Post  Admin on Mon Jan 24, 2011 3:39 am

TheWatcher wrote:How did you upload the images?

I have found an easier way to upload them. right click on the image u want and copy image url then click the image icon in your post under your post title and paste it, click ok and that should be it
avatar
Admin
Admin

Posts : 617
Join date : 2010-10-23

View user profile http://chatter.betaboard.net

Back to top Go down

Thanks,Will try later

Post  TheWatcher on Mon Jan 24, 2011 5:19 pm

Thanks. Are you still working on the site? It seems to be slow in response.

TheWatcher

Posts : 163
Join date : 2010-11-19
Location : SpaceSkyway

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Michio Kaku Warns the World Citizens of Potential Mega Earthquake

Post  Kaia on Mon Jan 24, 2011 7:54 pm

Interesting! I tend to follow my intuition about things, and have gotten into the habit of checking seismic activity around the world twice a day. I have had the growing feeling that we're heading for some serious seismic and volcanic activity that is going to be catastrophic.
I live in France which so far is fairly calm, but since the rest of my family is still in California, settled right on top of fault lines, I watch carefully.

Kaia

Posts : 8
Join date : 2011-01-14

View user profile

Back to top Go down

California is not a place to be in.

Post  TheWatcher on Tue Jan 25, 2011 12:18 am

Kaia wrote:Interesting! I tend to follow my intuition about things, and have gotten into the habit of checking seismic activity around the world twice a day. I have had the growing feeling that we're heading for some serious seismic and volcanic activity that is going to be catastrophic.
I live in France which so far is fairly calm, but since the rest of my family is still in California, settled right on top of fault lines, I watch carefully.

Dear Kaia, May we advise you to tell your family who are in california to try to move out beyond the san andreas faultline. It is a matter of destiny,so if they do not want to then just leave it at that. As for you and your friends,be prepared to go to the mountains if major earthquakes and tsunami begins. Move away from coastal areas.
The great tsunami's may be as high as 300 meters. Look at the map of the future world that is in the internet.That will give you an idea of what may happen to the land mass.
It is not to frighten people,but to prepare them for what may happen.


--------------------------------------
http://awakeningcentres.blogspot.com/

TheWatcher

Posts : 163
Join date : 2010-11-19
Location : SpaceSkyway

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Michio Kaku Warns the World Citizens of Potential Mega Earthquake

Post  Kaia on Tue Jan 25, 2011 1:49 am

Heh.... family is doomed. They've lived in California forever and gotten used to living under that threat. My dads home is right on top of a fault.

About ten years ago, I started to have weird experiences and certain visions and messages, and was to get inland and high and be able to sustain ourselves... so we bought an ancient stone farm house at a high altitude, on top of a mountain, with natural water springs and everything we need to live. It sounds crazy, but we started preparing years ago! If nothing happens, fine. But if it does, we've done what we could!

Kaia

Posts : 8
Join date : 2011-01-14

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Good for you!

Post  Admin on Tue Jan 25, 2011 8:35 am

Kaia wrote:Heh.... family is doomed. They've lived in California forever and gotten used to living under that threat. My dads home is right on top of a fault.

About ten years ago, I started to have weird experiences and certain visions and messages, and was to get inland and high and be able to sustain ourselves... so we bought an ancient stone farm house at a high altitude, on top of a mountain, with natural water springs and everything we need to live. It sounds crazy, but we started preparing years ago! If nothing happens, fine. But if it does, we've done what we could!

That's amazing you took the leap and moved to a safe place because of your beliefs. We always talk about it but to be honest we don't have the means to be able to do it. Hopefully one day before it's too late we will.
avatar
Admin
Admin

Posts : 617
Join date : 2010-10-23

View user profile http://chatter.betaboard.net

Back to top Go down

Re: Michio Kaku Warns the World Citizens of Potential Mega Earthquake

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum