Prophecy in today's headlines

Southern California Overdue for Major Earthquake – Report

A landmark study of historic seismic activity shows that Southern California is long overdue for a major earthquake along the San Andreas fault. The study, produced after several years of field studies found that earthquakes along the San Andreas fault have occurred far more often than previously believed. Read Full Story

Earthquake Near Salton Sea Triggered By Baja Easter Quake

The moderate 5.4 magnitude earthquake that rolled through Southern California on Wednesday was probably triggered by the Mexicali temblor that hit Easter Sunday, seismologists said. Earthquake scientists’ preliminary analysis had already shown that the 7.2 magnitude Baja California quake placed more pressure on at least two fault zones in Southern California — the Elsinore and [...]

Quakes Under Santa Monica Bay Rattle Southern California

Small earthquakes under Santa Monica Bay shook parts of Southern California on Monday.By evening, the largest had been a magnitude-3.7 tremor at 4:59 p.m. and a magnitude-3.5 at 2:17 a.m., centered a few miles west of the Los Angeles suburb of Hermosa Beach, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. A USGS website for citizen reports [...]

Gambling With A Game of Earthquake Roulette

I try not to dwell on The Big One, like many denizens of the Ring of Fire, that 25,000-mile-long horseshoe of insecurity from South America to Japan, where Pacific plates collide with coastal crust. It is native ground for about 90 percent of the world’s earthquakes. If you’re stuck on a high bridge over a [...]

Oarfish Washing Ashore May Portend Earthquake in Japan

Japan is bracing itself after dozens of rare giant oarfish traditionally the harbinger of a powerful earthquake have been washed ashore or caught in fishermen’s nets. This rash of tectonic movements around the Pacific “Rim of Fire” is heightening concern that Japan – the most earthquake-prone country in the world – is next in line [...]

5.4 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Alaska

A 5.4-magnitude earthquake struck near Anchorage today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. It did not cause any injuries or major damage, according to officials in the city, Alaska’s largest. The quake hit at 11:28 a.m. local time, the survey said. Its epicenter was about 60 miles northwest of Anchorage. “It was a good one,” said [...]