Earthquake 1853 Cumana Venezula


Today we remember the Cumana quake of July 15, 1853, one of the worst quakes in Venezuelan history.   Totally all Venezuelan quakes from 1610 to 2018, but excluding this one, they get an average score of 5.85, roughly right in the middle, of a 12 point scale.  This one though, was astounding, 50% stronger than … Continue reading Earthquake 1853 Cumana Venezula

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Kilauea, Hawaii


Our header image is of Kilauea's latest eruption in May 2018 that has mainly only affected homes and land, but in 1790 scores of people were killed by an explosive eruption.  Research suggests that most of the 1790  fatalities were caused by hot, rapidly moving surges of volcanic debris and steam that engulfed the victims. … Continue reading Kilauea, Hawaii

January 2017 – L’Aquila Quake


Amatrice, the Lazio town where 236 of the August deaths were recorded, is close to the epicenter of the new quakes.  The tremors came after some 36 hours of steady snowfall in mountainous areas around Amatrice and Norcia.  The Italian Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology said it had recorded "some 200" tremors above magnitude 2 … Continue reading January 2017 – L’Aquila Quake

Dust Storm in Uttar Pradesh/Rajasthan India


The time is from the BBC news site where you can watch this video to get an idea of the devastation of the dust storm. It is mesmerizing to watch such havoc. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWl-HlsT_tg The Chart above looks colourful but understanding the key makes it coherent. Start with the Opposition from the fourth house to the … Continue reading Dust Storm in Uttar Pradesh/Rajasthan India

Szeged Hungary Quake 1879


Urania astrology magazine in an 1880 issue, reported that October 25, 1879 there was a quake in Szegeb, Hungary.  We do not know if it was related to the building of dam in the area or not but there were a lot of rains with subsequent destruction mentioned for that time period.  It is possible … Continue reading Szeged Hungary Quake 1879

Anaheim Earthquake January 2018


There was an earthquake southeast of Anaheim of 4.0 magnitude, really not even worth noting in Trabuco Canyon.  Again, the planets are basically in cardinal Capricorn and Fixed Aquarius -- not major earthquake signs.  Two years ago in the same area,  there was 5.2 magnitude quake so this is definitely a quake prone area. The … Continue reading Anaheim Earthquake January 2018

Kodiak Earthquake Jan 2018


"In Kodiak, they've activated their sirens," said Jeremy Zidek, of the Alaska Div. of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. "The harbor master reported a wave did come in, but it was not a significant wave." At least nine communities have evacuation orders in place. Zidek said that while the initial reports don't show shake damage … Continue reading Kodiak Earthquake Jan 2018