May 31 2015


 

A magnitude 4.1 earthquake has struck Southern California at Salton Sea Volcanic buttes, on Sunday 31st May.

Reports are coming in from viewers that this event was felt fairly strong in San Diego, CA.

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Seeing a noteworthy earthquake strike near an active volcano in Southern California is a sign of the greater global seismic unrest currently underway.

It would be wise at this point (in light of the other recent Pacific earthquake activity) for the people of the West coast to at least be placed on a “watch” for possible larger movement.

Even if nothing actually ends up hitting, it is better to do what the Japanese are doing right now, which is warn the population of the possibility of a larger coming earthquake.

Certainly now we can all be on the same page that there IS a temporary increase in activity taking place in multiple locations globally, thus warnings should be issued for a general watch for normally earthquake prone areas, and give instructions to have a plan.

Keep in mind that this 4.1M earthquake struck at a location where “professionals” are concerned about a potential eruption — Salton Sea Volcano could erupt if earthquake / seismic conditions are right (their words not mine).  The volcano was elevated to “active” status in 2011 based upon some kind of internal USGS technicality.

The US Geological Survey says there has been a 6.8 magnitude off the southwest coast of Alaska on Friday 29th May 2015 . The epicenter is 110km south-southeast of Ugashik with the center estimated at 33km deep.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said that no tsunami was expected. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

On May 25, there was another quake in Alaska’s Fox Islands region magnitude 4.8. It occurred some 96km southwest of Nikolski settlement on Umnak Island and was 38km deep.

With over 100 volcanoes and volcanic fields, Alaska is a seismically-active territory where earthquakes are commonplace. The largest magnitude earthquake in mainland Alaska occurred on October 29, 1968. It registered magnitude 6.5 and was located southeast of the village of Rampart, on the Yukon River.

 

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In shock … Japanese soccer fans react to a strong earthquake as they watch a match in Hiratsuka, southwest of Tokyo. Picture: Munehide Someya/Kyodo News via AP Source: AP