Two different 2.8 magnitude earthquakes occurred at two unique spots over the past 24 hours (as of March 21 2015 2am CDT).
As we were expecting to see, minor movement has begun at dormant volcanoes along the West Coast.
Most of my viewers, and readers know – you’ve got to watch the smaller events to know where the larger events will transpire.
The Earthquake forecast from March 18th 2015 explains the “why” behind this dormant volcanic unrest.
This lone 2.8M earthquake was sandwiched between two volcanoes, this minor (yet obvious) event occurred at a depth (9.6km / 5.9 miles) which indicates pressure is being placed upon the ancient volcanic chambers located far below the surface.
Information from the USGS on this current 2.8 magnitude in California:
|Magnitude / uncertainty||2.8 md± 0.2|
|Location / uncertainty||37.436°N 118.653°W± 0.3 km|
|Depth / uncertainty||9.6 km± 0.8|
|Origin Time||2015-03-21 04:20:48.100 UTC|
|Number of Stations||37|
|Number of Phases||39|
|Minimum Distance||8.36 km (0.08°)|
|Travel Time Residual||0.04 sec|
|FE Region||Central California (40)|
The other earthquake worth noting over the past 24 hours (in the United States) is the newest West Texas event.
Specifically , the earthquake occurred near Fort Stockton TX. I will explain why this area matters so much (to me as a researcher) below the graphic.
Fort Stockton Texas is no stranger to odd seismic events, however, most people have no clue what happened in Fort Stockton 3 years ago which plays into this earthquake report today.
Three years ago, at a time when people were falling back to sleep for Earthquake preparation — after the Japan mega-earthquake in 2011 — a series of strange seismic events took place in the United States (and elsewhere on the planet).
At the time (summer of 2012) news agencies (and the government?) were doing their best to keep people UNAWARE of these odd seismic events. Most likely the authorities were hiding the events to prevent public curiosity, or major panic.
So, what occurred in Fort Stockton Texas during the time of seismic unrest in 2012?
Video report from local Texas news shows the new fault line opening up in the ground reaching miles in length, and several feet deep (showing at surface!).
USGS information on this newest 2.8 magnitude earthquake in Fort Stockton TX:
|Magnitude / uncertainty||2.8 ml± 0.1|
|Location / uncertainty||31.045°N 103.193°W± 4.8 km|
|Depth / uncertainty||2.1 km± 7.0|
|Origin Time||2015-03-21 05:52:51.190 UTC|
|Number of Stations||–|
|Number of Phases||14|
|Minimum Distance||169.65 km (1.52°)|
|Travel Time Residual||0.40 sec|
|FE Region||Western Texas (498)|
I find it odd that the Texas Railroad Commission (the people in charge of oil/gas drilling operations for the state of Texas) are still denying that Fracking causes Earthquakes.
As of this past month, February 2015, the TRC literally was denying the man made earthquake problem caused by fracking.
See (hear + read) their denial here:
This denial is going to be met by reality sooner or later.
Let’s hope they change their way of understanding the facts BEFORE a larger earthquake occurs. Surely they don’t want to be answering a bunch of questions after a big one hits as to WHY they were ignoring basic findings from reputable scientists in regards to induced seismic activity.