7.0 Quake Off Fiji – Lake FUBAR Quivers + New Madrid

Action at Lake FUBAR may be cave-ins … Take a look at helicorders today. heli_button

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Lake FUBAR goes crazy after 3:45 P.M. (CST):

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Thanks, Walter, for links😉

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USGS – 2016 One-Year Model [ of INDUCED quakes ] shows the New Madrid jumping. MAP

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Possible tsunami after 7.0 earthquake near Fiji

USGS REPORT – with MAP

Tsunami report says the threat window has passed.

This morning the NOAA Tsunami page had nothing recent listed while this should have been listed.  Also the USGS quake map page was down –
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Meanwhile in Japan . . .

1,000 quakes recorded in two Kyushu prefectures in two weeks since initial jolt

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Assessing The New Madrid Fault After Worldwide Quake Fest Last Week

Feds: Risk of New Madrid 2016 quake increases

“WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal scientists say the chance of damaging earthquakes hitting east of the Rockies has increased significantly, much of it a man-made byproduct of drilling for energy. Oklahoma now has a 1 in 8 chance of damaging quakes in 2016, surpassing California as the state with the highest probability…”

(4-20) Preparing for “When-not-If” a Major Earthquake Strikes Arkansas

Fort Campbell – PrepareAthon: Ready for any emergency

“Garrison personnel, units and organizations from across the Fort Campbell community conducted a training exercise Wednesday to practice responding to a severe weather event. The training scenarios tested individuals and organizations on their ability to react to a tornado hitting the installation.

The exercise was part of Fort Campbell’s continuous training on its emergency response plans for a large number of contingencies and the training marks Fort Campbell’s participation in America’s PrepareAthon, a nationwide campaign for increased community preparedness and resilience. . . .”

. . . “Tornadoes are the No. 1 thing we prepare for, but we always prepare for winter weather as well,” Fangman said. “We do an exercise every year on winter storms. We prepare for flash floods and flooding, wildfires, earthquakes – being this close to the New Madrid fault line we could be impacted – those are the natural disasters we prepare for.” . . .

♦  Is this “PrepareAthon” another rehearsal for marshal law disguised as disaster “help”?  Recall after Katrina the soldiers pointed guns at nearby helpers who arrived with food and blankets and forced them to turn around. They herded the helpless population onto overpasses without drinking water and, at gunpoint, into the horrific no-water-no-electricity Superdome.

(4-18) The largest earthquakes in Indiana history

“INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana is typically safe from earthquake activity like the devastation in Ecuador or the major damage in Japan, but the state has seen its share of events that caused damage along the New Madrid fault line.
Here’s a look at the most significant earthquakes in recorded Indiana history, according to the U.S. Geological Survey . . . “

Bicyclists from all over the country will be heading to Kennett again this summer. The Ride the Fault Line tour is coming back to town June 12.

NEWS + Portland Sinkhole

The Advocate Documentary focuses on oil spill, land loss

Giving Away Louisiana: Fracking tax incentives Little-noticed program by Mark Ballard

2013 story – Louisiana’s “Bermuda Triangle”

State bans driving, walking on Mississippi, Atchafalaya river levees during high water

NY Times avoids mention of New Madrid Fault Zone, but everyone can read between the lines: Earthquakes in Oklahoma Raise Fears of a Big One

The Advocate (Jan. 6) – Sinkhole update: Methane threat diminishing, Assumption officials partially lift evacuation order < has map showing area

Jan. 9FLOOD WARNING for Baton Rouge area

Gen. Russel Honore talks documentary ‘After the Spill’ – Documentary showcases life after BP Oil Spill < has video

Way to similar to Lake FUBAR: The End of California UPDATED (Porter Ranch gas leak gets worse)

Large sinkhole swallows the road in Gresham, Portland  < relates to story about roads ripping apart up there

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Zero Hedge – Is A Massive Earthquake Inevitable In Oklahoma?

Yellowstone Updated


 

More news items in comments in the next 2 posts… plus flood info – F.C.

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NEWS

Conservation efforts reversing groundwater depletion

“Louisiana has a rosier future concerning fresh water supplies, thanks in part to local efforts to conserve and reduce the strain on the Sparta aquifer.

National data compiled by USA Today show pockets of groundwater depletion across the United States, and Louisiana has its share of depletion over the last 20 years. Throughout the state, northeastern Louisiana had some of the heaviest depletion, centered in Lincoln, Ouachita and Union parishes.”

Strange Sounds – A series of 5 quakes rattles Dallas and Irving in December 2015 – And fracking is probably responsible

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Nov. 25 – S.E. Missouri – New Madrid County shaken by 12 earthquakes in less than 24 hours… OMG

Dec. 14 – Mary Greeley: Roll The Dice – Lewisville [Texas] insists no ‘immediate or imminent threat of dam failure

LINK – http://youtu.be/EuZHfgkiHFY

MORE NEWS

Jury awards $750K in damages from state to environmental whistleblower

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) – Years ago, a state contractor exposed alleged corruption, then watched one business door after another suddenly close. A court ruling Monday said he was wronged.

It took five years to build a case, but a jury said Dan Collins is owed more than half a million dollars in damages he said were inflicted when he blew the whistle on a state-funded project that he believed violated laws.

It was in 2005 that the Department of Natural Resources dredged Bayou Pastillion in Iberia Parish as a part of the Atchafalaya Basin Project. The goal was to improve water quality for fishermen by removing sediment build up at the mouth of the bayou. . . .

http://www.wafb.com/story/30750534/jury-awards-750k-in-damages-from-state-to-environmental-whistleblower

ooooooooo! New details emerge over search warrant executed at DEQ building
(it’s just over recycled tires, not the sinkhole)

The Atlantic Ocean circulation may already be slowing down. That’s not good.

4.6M Quake hits Medford, OK + News

Magnitude 4.6 earthquake hits in Medford, Oklahoma: USGS

There is a quake swarm there today (frack-quakes?)

This 4.1 quake report has a MAP of where Medford is.

We missed this Nov. 19 quake (or frack-quake)
M4.7 – 13km SW of Cherokee, Oklahoma

Disposal wells targeted after 4.7 earthquake in Oklahoma


NEWS

The Watchers – Collapse of Earth’s tectonic plates unravelled

“It’s quite complex. There’s a scissoring motion going on…”

uh-oh!
Rock salt for isolating nuclear waste not as capable as thought
http://thewatchers.adorraeli.com/2015/11/30/rock-salt-for-isolating-nuclear-waste-not-as-capable-as-thought/

“A new research from The University of Texas at Austin shows that rock salt, used by Germany and the United States as a subsurface storage for nuclear waste, might not be as impermeable as thought or as capable of isolating nuclear waste from groundwater in the event that a capsule or storage vessel failed.”

” . . . “The main thing in this case is that salt can develop permeability even in absence of mining activity – further hard work is immutable to study what amount of flow can occur,” said assistant professor Marc A. Hesse of the Jackson School’s Department of Geological Sciences.”

   . . . make that GIANT oh-oh!

 

US Nuke Plants’ Flooding Risks
List of Reactors Potentially at High Risk of Flooding due to Dam Failure <- Louisiana on the list (Waterford NPP)