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Experts concerned with abnormal seismic activity Azores
PAJ ^ | 10/13/11 | STAFF

Posted on 10/19/2011 6:29:05 AM PDT by winoneforthegipper

Experts in the Azores have alerted the population of São Miguel Island for seismic activity which they considered to be above normal. The seismic events where located in the system of Fogo and Congro lakes, the central region of the island.

“The situation is ongoing and the number of microseisms is slightly above reference values” said Wednesday João Luís Gaspar from the Center of Volcanology and Geological Risk Assessment (CVARG) of the University of the Azores.

(Excerpt) Read more at portuguese-american-journal.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: azores; canaryislands; cumbrevieja; earthquake; lapalma; tsunami; volcano
Well the Azores were always high on my list for a flank collapse candidate. Something to watch along with the Canaries.
1 posted on 10/19/2011 6:29:10 AM PDT by winoneforthegipper
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To: Errant

For your interest!


2 posted on 10/19/2011 6:29:57 AM PDT by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: winoneforthegipper

dayum, watch the surf forecast for the US east coast
If waves are expected to crest above 1000 ft, seek shelter immediately, or go max out your credit cards for the last 5 hours you have


3 posted on 10/19/2011 6:30:46 AM PDT by silverleaf (Common sense is not so common - Voltaire)
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To: silverleaf

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/usb0006a1b.php

Pretty sizable quake near there this Morning....!


4 posted on 10/19/2011 6:39:08 AM PDT by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: winoneforthegipper

Just gettin’ warmed up for 2012...


5 posted on 10/19/2011 6:41:07 AM PDT by stuartcr ("Everything happens as God wants it to...otherwise, things would be different.")
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To: silverleaf

Drugs, sex and booze is about all you could spend it on in 5hrs that you’d really be able to do anything with.


6 posted on 10/19/2011 6:43:01 AM PDT by stuartcr ("Everything happens as God wants it to...otherwise, things would be different.")
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To: silverleaf
dayum, watch the surf forecast for the US east coast If waves are expected to crest above 1000 ft, seek shelter immediately, or go max out your credit cards for the last 5 hours you have

I thought Obama could turn back the sea?

7 posted on 10/19/2011 6:43:53 AM PDT by Miles the Slasher
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To: silverleaf
dayum, watch the surf forecast for the US east coast If waves are expected to crest above 1000 ft, seek shelter immediately, or go max out your credit cards for the last 5 hours you have

I thought Obama could turn back the sea?

8 posted on 10/19/2011 6:43:58 AM PDT by Miles the Slasher
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To: winoneforthegipper

6.3 in New Guinea yesterday. It would be interesting to compare the numbers of world-wide quakes year by year for the last 10 years. Is is just me, or do there seem to be a lot more recently?


9 posted on 10/19/2011 6:48:32 AM PDT by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: SumProVita

Errant has a graph that suggest the over 7+ is up not so sure about lesser value?


10 posted on 10/19/2011 6:49:58 AM PDT by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: SumProVita

Good question and there have been more in recent days.Any one know of any updates for the new madrid fault line?


11 posted on 10/19/2011 6:51:14 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Miles the Slasher

LOL do you know in one of his speeches he actually literally said when the raring seas and tides roll upon our shore I’ll be there...

I cannot believe the dems denounced Obama’s jobs bill then flipped and said the bad bad republicans won’t pass it they want people raped and starving blah blah...

We have a sitting POTUS that is endorsing protesters that are calling for tyranny.THIS ALONE IS ENOUGH for impeachment proceedings of Obama.


12 posted on 10/19/2011 6:55:01 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Miles the Slasher

typo... roaring seas


13 posted on 10/19/2011 6:56:02 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: winoneforthegipper
It's Always Something. (IAS)

This is the 'looming' disaster that I'm watching:

Earthquakes Rumble Beneath Iceland’s Katla Volcano

By Bob Petz
October 18, 2011

Scientists are keeping close watch on Iceland’s Katla volcano, where a series of recent seismic tremors reaching magnitude 3.9 have raised the possibility that an eruption may be imminent."

Eyjafjallajökull erupting on May 11, 2010.
Photo: Icelandic Met Office, by Sigurlaug Hjaltadóttir.

14 posted on 10/19/2011 7:06:45 AM PDT by blam
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To: blam
Yeah Katla is always on the radar....no deformation though of any significance though....so the watch goes on.
15 posted on 10/19/2011 7:08:15 AM PDT by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: blam

Both Iceland and the Azores are on the Mid-Atlantic fault..also, the maximum strength of an earthquake is related to the distance that the waves can travel...The MidAtlantic fault lets it run for thousands of miles...I think the theoretical maximum strength is a 10.5....


16 posted on 10/19/2011 7:11:40 AM PDT by ken5050 (Cain/Gingrich 2012!!! because sharing a couch with Pelosi is NOT the same as sharing a bed with her)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

“Any one know of any updates for the new madrid fault line?”

You can keep an eye on all the activity for this region here:

http://folkworm.ceri.memphis.edu/recenteqs/Quakes/quakes0.html


17 posted on 10/19/2011 7:21:52 AM PDT by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: winoneforthegipper
One of the prettiest spots on earth is the green & blue lakes on San Miguel Islands in the Azores. The lakes and surrounding villages are in a large crater of a long dormant volcano (which seems to take up the whole island). I first saw all this in 1974, and have never forgotten it.
18 posted on 10/19/2011 7:51:22 AM PDT by FDNYRHEROES (It's 3 AM. Let me sleep on it. I'll get back to you in 16 hours.)
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To: FDNYRHEROES

just beautiful!!!!


19 posted on 10/19/2011 8:06:36 AM PDT by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: winoneforthegipper; SumProVita
Thanks for the Heads Up! Things are getting real interesting!

Below is the latest M5+ chart - extrapolated of course for 2011.


20 posted on 10/19/2011 8:33:26 AM PDT by Errant
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To: Errant

Save for the swarms I think production is down over the last few months though....least by just observation.


21 posted on 10/19/2011 9:28:59 AM PDT by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: winoneforthegipper
You'r right... If you look at the past, this time of year usually has the least occurrence for some strange reason. Numbers start increasing again after the winter solstice.

Just my observations...

22 posted on 10/19/2011 9:43:35 AM PDT by Errant
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To: silverleaf
If waves are expected to crest above 1000 ft, seek shelter immediately, or go max out your credit cards for the last 5 hours you have

All I ask is to hold off until the Rangers win the World Series.

23 posted on 10/19/2011 9:45:02 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: winoneforthegipper

Continueing, even with only 2 or 3 M5+ a day now, it’s still going to be a record year. We have less than 75 days to go in 2011.


24 posted on 10/19/2011 9:52:37 AM PDT by Errant
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25 posted on 10/19/2011 10:22:48 AM PDT by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: Errant

Yeah good point....I would think a 8+ would still be in the offering to.


26 posted on 10/19/2011 11:14:23 AM PDT by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: winoneforthegipper
Azores were always high on my list for a flank collapse candidate

Hmmm...wonder how far inland the waves will reach?

27 posted on 10/19/2011 11:17:44 AM PDT by 6ppc (It's torch and pitchfork time)
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To: 6ppc

Well compared to the Canaries....closer and further north....for whatever that would be worth.


28 posted on 10/19/2011 11:21:54 AM PDT by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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To: 6ppc

By the way I came across this while researching two weeks ago.

It’s the State of Maine’s page on the tsunami threat.

http://www.maine.gov/doc/nrimc/mgs/explore/hazards/tsunami/jan05.htm


29 posted on 10/19/2011 11:29:56 AM PDT by winoneforthegipper ("If you can't ride two horses at once, you probably shouldn't be in the circus" - SP)
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