Skip to comments.Swarm of earthquakes in Alaska puzzles scientists
Posted on 06/16/2014 6:24:07 PM PDT by Olog-hai
A moderate earthquake shook northwest Alaska on Monday, the fifth temblor of the same magnitude since April in an area with otherwise little activity, seismologists said.
The magnitude-5.7 quake struck at 4:01 a.m. Monday northeast of the village of Noatak, the Alaska Earthquake Center reported. As with other temblors in the earthquake swarm, the quake was felt in Noatak, an Inupiat Eskimo community of 560 people. [ ]
The series of earthquakes has scientists puzzled about activity that is considered very unusual in the area.
At this point, we dont really understand the nature of these earthquakes, (earthquake center seismologist Natasha) Ruppert said.
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Gearing up for July 12th.
Guam Liberation Day?
Well it wouldn’t be because it’s on the Ring of Fire ,that makes way tooooo much sense
Apparently there wasn’t any fracking in the vicinity to take the blame.
Silly that is why the put stabalizer on cruise ships loved it up there
Fracking...... no doubt
The Hoffman's have returned.
Nothing Sarah can’t handle.
Well, let me assist them
“There are these things called Tectonic Plates, see....”
...as heard on Coast-To-Coast.
(Note: If available, don tinfoil hat before viewing web site.)
“Obviously, since we are having all this earthquake activity, there must be some active faults in the area,” Ruppert said.
I’ve felt at least 4 here since yesterday (none were big.. just tremblers).. Wonder if it’s related somehow.
Speaking of earthquakes, modern science tells us that rocks on the top of Mount Everest are from an ancient sea bed.
Earthquakes happen a lot in Alaska.
Some of the worst earthquakes happen out at sea.
They ARE scary!
Seems to me we should be drilling and releasing that pressure.
The Chinese are tunneling under the Pacific to take over America?
(Movie reference from the 1950/60s)
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