Skip to comments.Quakes triggered by tides of solid Earth
Posted on 04/06/2009 4:46:14 PM PDT by decimon
This high tide is bound to wash away more than just your sand castle. A new study has found that bulges in Earth's crust solid Earth tides trigger about 1 percent of earthquakes.
As Earth and the moon grind through their gravitational ballet, our planet gets tugged hard near the equator. The force is so strong that as the moon passes overhead each day, it pulls Earth's surface up 11.8 inches.
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Another one in Italy just now......5.1 according to USGS.
It won’t be long before Gore begins a ‘Save the Earth-Nuke the Moon’ scam.
And how is this Bush’s fault?
Moon. 11.8. It's so obvious.
It's nice when your country is like a museum. Until, that is, the museum collapses in an earthquake.
Well..., it does make sense for some triggering mechanism..., especially when you’ve got those pent-up forces waiting to “break free”...
some triggering mechanism..., especially when youve got those pent-up forces waiting to break free...
Reminds me of my crazy ex-wife...took a while, but boy howdy!!!
You said — Reminds me of my crazy ex-wife...took a while, but boy howdy!!!
You shouldn’t have “moved the earth” so much... :-)
[... unfortunately, I’ve known a few women like that..., too... ]
Having lived near the North Pacific in Alaska for 26 years and seeing the interaction between the ocean tides and the pull of the Moon this confirms what I have believed for a long time.
Humans are mostly water. Why do you think we get so crazy with the Full Moon?
Did you know that 26/11.8 = 2.20338980508474576271186440678?
Of course I know that. What of it?
So (asking fearfully) when is the next full moon?
You can't feel it? I love that feeling.
Hey deci...I looked it up. Next full moon...this Thursday. April 9.
When the Days Were Shorter
Alaska Science Forum (Article #742) | November 11, 1985 | Larry Gedney
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Time to howl.
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