Today, March 1, 2013 , a 2.7M earthquake struck Alabama, not normally an earthquake prone area.
- This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
|Depth||4.9 km (3.0 miles)|
|Distances||11 km (6 miles) WSW of Cordova, Alabama
12 km (7 miles) S of Jasper, Alabama
39 km (24 miles) NW of Pleasant Grove, Alabama
40 km (24 miles) WNW of Forestdale, Alabama
Notice the depth. 3.0 miles deep. If you’re a viewer of mine or have been following earthquakes in the USA for a while, you know what this means!
If you go to google earth, and look up the epicenter coordinates listed by the USGS , you’ll see one of the largest drilling / pumping / fracking / injecting operations in one single area… Add in the dozens of large quarries, and multiple steam plants directly in the area as well…