How Hurricanes (Typhoons, Cyclones) Trigger Earthquakes As They Cross Continental Shelves: 1 of 2 // Oct 20, 2019
When Typhoon Hagibis hit Tokyo, Japan October 12th, 2019 there was a 5.7 earthquake the same day. A new paper discusses “stormquakes”, as a new discovery connecting small magnitude 3.5 earthquakes to tropical storms or nor’easters crossing “ocean banks” on continental shelves, exciting vibrations in the rock that can then propagate across entire continents.
However, this is not new stuff!! I discussed these connections with Hurricane Sandy in the fall of 2012, where the storm triggered three large earthquakes (magnitudes 7.8, 6.3, and 6.2) off Vancouver, Canada.
Ref: ‘Typhoon Hagibis and Japan earthquake: Can hurricanes and typhoons trigger earthquakes?‘ by Kate Whitfield, Sun, Oct 13, 2019.
Second video, Hurricanes Triggering Earthquakes: New Research on So-Called “StormQuakes”: 2 of 2, here.
On October 13th, Paul had a short–but well conducted–interview with John Iadarola on The Young Turks: ‘Science EXPOSES Greta Thunberg Haters‘, on The Damage Report, TYT.
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Ronald Wright has added an update to “A Short History of Progress” :
A link to share with others that does not take too much time to read and shows the big picture of humanity’s trajectory up to the present time. I do not have a suitable website of my own to serve this purpose, so I have simply put the one above in that field.