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 that, at an incredible 9, and it is not surprising … Continue reading Earthquake 1853 Cumana Venezula

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. Deposits of such surges occur on the surface on the … 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 on Wednesday in Abruzzo and Lazio. The first big quake … 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. The Chart above looks colourful but understanding the key makes it coherent. Start with the Opposition from the fourth house to the winds and fears of the ninth and Sagittarius. This storm happened … Continue reading Dust Storm in Uttar Pradesh/Rajasthan India

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 chart does show this by the opposition of Sedna in … 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 just yet in Alaska, he implores people to follow community-issued … Continue reading Kodiak Earthquake Jan 2018

The New York Times debunks Full Moons & Earthquakes


Trilobites By SHANNON HALL JAN. 18, 2018 of the New York Times On Dec. 26, 2004, a magnitude 9.1 earthquake ruptured the ocean floor off the west coast of Sumatra. The resulting tsunami killed nearly 230,000 people in 14 countries, making it one of the deadliest natural disasters in history. It occurred during a full moon. The earthquake that devastated Chile in 2010 and the … Continue reading The New York Times debunks Full Moons & Earthquakes

Saturn in Capricorn: the Great Lisbon Earthquake of 1755


The Great Lisbon Earthquake: November 1, 1755 was to be a sunny autumn day in the , one of the most important and richest seaports of Europe at the time. The locals were profoundly religious and the city was preparing to celebrate the obligatory holy day of the Feast of All Saints. At 9:30 in the morning the inhabitants were alarmed by weak tremors. Christian Staqueler, … Continue reading Saturn in Capricorn: the Great Lisbon Earthquake of 1755

Fiji Quake Sept 26 2017


The  pattern of extreme weather shows no signs of relenting as two quakes struck Fiji. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says there is little threat of a tsunami after the initial 6.5 magnitude earthquake.  They occurred  at 2.20pm FJST (Fiji Summer Time). The quake, at a depth of 104 km (64 miles), was south of the Fijian islands in the South Pacific, the Hawaii-based PTWC … Continue reading Fiji Quake Sept 26 2017