Researchers say the Cascadia Subduction Zone generates a major event every 200 to 530 years - and last experienced a quake in the 1700s
FEARS are growing for the “Big One” as experts claim to have found proof a major earthquake AND a massive Tsunami is due to strike California.
The study, led by scientists at the University of Texas, reckon an earthquake is more likely to strike off the coast of Washington and northern Oregon – although a large enough movement would impact the surrounding areas.
Experts say this is because seismic data shows the sediment there is more compact, with a small amount of water sitting in the pore spaces between the grains, leaving the plates more susceptible to a build-up of stress.
These conditions allow the sediment to stick and move together in the event of an earthquake, which means they’re also able to move huge amounts of seawater – resulting in a tsunami.
Shuoshuo Han, who led the study, s
aid: “We observed very compact sediments offshore of Washington and northern Oregon that could support earthquake rupture over a long distance and close to the trench, which increases both earthquake and tsunami hazards.”
Subduction zones are areas where one tectonic plate dives or “subducts” beneath another plate.
The thick sediment layer on the top is scraped off as it moves and piled up on the top plate, forming a thick wedge of material, while the rest of the sediment travels down with the bottom plate.
Nathan Bangs, a senior research scientist at UTIG and study co-author, said: “That combination of both storing more stress and the ability for it to propagate farther is important for both generating large earthquakes and for propagating to very shallow depths.”
The possibility of an earthquake generating in shallow depths is what causes large tsunamis, such as the one that struck Tohoku in Japan in 2011.
Penn State University professor Demian Saffer, who co-wrote the study, said: “The results are consistent with existing constraints on earthquake behaviour, offer an explanation for differences in structural style along the margin, and may provide clues about the propensity for shallow earthquake slip in different regions.”
The epicentre was in Los Angeles – home to Hollywood with a population of 4 million people – which sits on the Ring Of Fire fault line along with other Californian cities like San Francisco.
Experts say California is due another major apocalyptic tremor — which they have already dubbed “The Big One”.
Why are subduction zones prone to large tsunamis?
Subduction zones are especially prone to large tsunamis because as one plate is pushed beneath another, the plates continue to push and lock against each other until stress builds up so much that they slip. Scientists are worried this is currently happening at the Cascadia subduction zone, and any time energy is built up by shifting plates, a large earthquake could occur. Watch this video:
How much time would you have for evacuation?
According to the LA Times, residents would only have about 15 minutes to get to safety. Pretty tight, not? In Grays Harbor County, Wash., they’re beginning to build vertical evacuation centers atop sturdy gymnasiums that will allow teachers and students to quickly evacuate to higher ground in case a massive earthquake pushes a tsunami toward the coast.
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First broadcast on October 4, 2017, TBR Radio’s Andrew Carrington Hitchcock interviews Planet X researcher David Meade.
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In 2008 the CIA began quietly relocating its entire Langley, VA-based domestic operation to Denver. No clear explanation was given but to U.S. scientists, and naval personnel the reason is clear: in the immediate future violently rising sea levels and tidal waves would wipe out much of the East coast, Gulf coast and West coast cities. The cause of this danger is widely believed to be melting ice caps in Greenland and the Antarctic caused by man-made global warming. But the government knows the truth and the reason behind the deception —a newly discovered 9th planet is wreaking havoc with the earth’s rotational, electrical and gravitational pull. John Moore, former intelligence analyst turned criminal investigator and private detective, will present nearly 20 years of research, interviews and critical observation into this electrifying story of what is about to happen on a global scale.Audio podcast is property of The Earth Frenzy Radio Show on Blog Talk Radio
The audio podcast "Doomsday Comet Prophecy" as spoken by the "Seer of Bayside" Veronica Lueken, at the 24th Anniversary of Our Lady’s Appearance at Bayside - June 18,1994.
The following are excerpts of the messages about the coming doomsday comet which Our Lady calls the Ball of Redemption. These messages are apocalyptic in nature and can be disconcerting to some. Parents, please use discretion if reading these messages or discussing them in the presence of children or teenagers. Please refer also to the Book of Revelations in any New Testament Bible printed prior to 1964.It should be noted in the below messages the urgent recommendations from Our Lady to store food, water, blankets and blessed candles as well as placing a crucifix upon the outside of each door to your residence.
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1994 Transcript from Bayside, N.Y.