5/20/2013 — 6.8M Earthquake offshore of Chile — Swarm at Kuril Volcanoes — Fracking quakes continue

A large earthquake occurred off the shores of Chile, early AM May 20, 2013.

6.8m earhtuqake may 20 2013

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000gzlm#summary

M6.8 – Off the coast of Aisen, Chile 2013-05-20 09:49:03 UTC

Event Time

  1. 2013-05-20 09:49:03 UTC
  2. 2013-05-20 04:49:03 UTC-05:00 at epicenter
  3. 2013-05-20 04:49:03 UTC-05:00 system time

Location

44.927°S 80.639°W depth=10.0km (6.2mi)

Nearby Cities

  1. 597km (371mi) WSW of Puerto Quellon, Chile
  2. 606km (377mi) WSW of Chonchi, Chile
  3. 616km (383mi) WSW of Castro, Chile
  4. 626km (389mi) W of Puerto Aisen, Chile
  5. 1535km (954mi) SSW of Santiago, Chile

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Also, worthy to note the obvious unrest across the Pacific plate at Kuril Islands, Russia (volcanic chain).  Happening in a solitary location, at multiple depths.

kuril islands earthquake swarm may 20 2013

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Finally, also worthy to note the fracking earthquakes at the south edge of the North American Craton have began to pick up in pace… Colorado, and Oklahoma both showing movement:

colorado oklahoma fracking may 20 2013 earthquakes

Colorado Fracking / drilling operation 2.5M earthquake :

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000gyvb#summary

colorado fracking may 20 2013

Oklahoma Fracking drilling operation 2.9M earthquake :

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000gzfa

oklahoma 2.9M fracking earthquake may 19 2013

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Use the Links here to monitor earthquakes nationally, and internationally:

https://sincedutch.wordpress.com/2011/11/30/11302011-list-of-earthquake-links-for-global-monitoring/

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