Fear of Juan de Fuca megathrust earthquake
The north-west coast of the U.S. could be devastated by a huge movement of undersea plates known as a ‘megathrust’ earthquake, scientists say. A review of the dangers posed by the Juan de Fuca plate released in the wake of the Japanese quake has raised fears that the Pacific seaboard could be similarly ravaged.
The horrifying possibilities have been brought to light by data researched by the Active Tectonics and Seafloor Mapping Laboratory at Oregon State University. Read full article: thewatchers.adorraeli.com
Earthquake Update and Overview, April 27, 2011
Areas of main concern.. southern California *Baja* .. up to Mono Lake California — the old dormant super volcano that is having a very large earthquake swarm of activity and unrest.
New Madrid, up to the pacific northwest would be the 2nd area of concern.
Cascadia range is experiencing unrest, and may have some large movement in the area of British Columbia shore line.
Japan, Asia, Indo-China, Indonesia, and New Zealand.. all areas that this past week have had 6.0 to 7.0 earthquakes!!
about 1 per day to be exact.
With this pace.. 1 large quake a day.. the United States is shortly due for one this size.. 6.0 to 7.0+ magnitude.
Europe in the area of Eastern UK @ market rasen, south across the english channel to poland, and then further west into southern Belgium , Germany .. area for threat around the dormant super volcano in south beligium west germany.
Southern Europe, including the area as far east as Israel, and as far north as the Alps.. and west to Portugal.. the threat for a 5.0+ in the next two weeks as well.
South America.. the west coast of south america is of particular concern.. from the look of it.. the entire continent is moving along the pacific rim edge of the plate.
No quakes in Australia.. hmm
April 15, 2011: Swarm of quakes have experts concerned