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More precise seismometers and scientists cannot explain the dramatic increase in global earthquakes since 1900.

According to USGS, 3 major earthquakes (M>6.0) occurred in 1900 around the world.

3 major earthquakes recorded in 1900 around the world. via USGS

One hundred years later, in 2000, USGS recorded 160. This is more than 150 major quakes than in 1900.

160 major earthquakes were recorded in 2000. via USGS.

Between 1900 to 1918, USGS recorded 147 major quakes. This is 13 less jolts than the 160 recorded in 2000.

147 earthquakes recorded between 1900 and 1918 around the world. Map via USGS

Between 2000 to 2018, the USGS has already recorded 2,911 major quakes so far. This is an incredible 2,764 more tremors than between 1900 to 1918

More than 2900 major earthquakes were recorded between 2000 to 2018. Map via USGS.

Seismologists know more precisely where seismic fault lines are situated, and they can better understand how strains and pressure are released and they have placed more seismographs around the world … But all of this cannot explain this alarming  2,000% increase in major quakes since 1900!

See Video Below for more information.

USGS – major quakes in 1900
USGS – Major quakes in 2000
USGS – Major earthquakes 1900-1918
USGS – Major earthquakes in 2000-2018

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