Magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocks Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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September 5th, 2013 (InsideCostaRica.com) The United States Geological Service (USGS) recorded a magnitude 6.0 earthquake 44 km west of Sardinal, in Costa Rica’s Guanacaste province at 6:29 a.m. this morning.  The USGS reports that the quake struck at a depth of 41.7km.

 

ICR has received reports of shaking in the popular tourist destination and beach community of Playas del Coco, described as three strong jolts over the course of about a minute.

 

The Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica (OVSICORI) has yet to record the event, but reported a magnitude 3.8 temblor 39 km southwest of Manzanillo de Santa Cruz, also in the province of Guanacaste, a few minutes after the event reported by USGS.  OVSICORI reports that quake having struck at a depth of 5 km.

 

There are no reports of injuries or damage at this time.

 

Today marks one year to the day when a magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck the Nicoya Peninsula, also in the province of Guanacaste, on September 5th, 2012. That quake occurred at 8:42 a.m. local time.

 

Editor’s note: ICR will continue to update this page as additional information becomes available.  Readers may email editor@insidecostarica.com with reports of shaking or damage.  

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    • El Torito

      Thus proving that Ortega is willing to move Heaven and Earth to acquire Guanacaste?

    • Rich Holland

      One can only imagine if there is a direct correlation between these solar flares putting pressure on our magnetosphere, and these earthquakes all over the world.

      • mhogan

        It’s probably because we’re extracting all this lubricating oil from the rocks below the earth surface. So instead of nice smooth friction, we getting jolts as the plates collide. Get ready for the next published study on the horrors of fossil fuel and man’s greed.

        • turbooperator

          actually, I believe it has been the injection of lubricants to extract hydrocarbons that has reportedly caused quakes.

        • JD

          Oh please. The ground has been moving around as long as there has been ground.

        • http://insidecostarica.com/ Timothy Williams

          I have a feeling that mhogan is being sarcastic. Not sure, but I’d bet an Imperial or two.

          And, by the way, I appreciate the wit :)

      • ozonator

        There haven’t been any solar flares hitting us in over a week nor have there been any cracks in the magnetosphere for over a week.

        • El Torito

          So we’re back to Ortega?

          • ozonator

            ~7:59 PM CST 9/5/13

            No. We are in the 1st week of the standard 2-weeks model due to this round of AGW exports from extremist Republicans & Christians’ EssoKochs.

            “B). Including the odd chance of JJBAL Fireballs with each prediction, the specifics of the Giulaino – Gansu Model (9/1 – 7/13) of extreme AGW earthquake warnings (n= 33) among tectonic energy lines with individual predictions for regions (magnitude in Richters) are:
            1). Yemen Model:
            a). northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (5+) – Azores (6+) – Jan Mayen (5+) – Svalbard (5+),
            b). Scotland (5+) – English Channel (4+) – northern Italy (5+) – Bosnia (5+) – Romania (6+) – Azerbaijan (5+) – Turkmenistan (5+) – Uzbekistan (6+), and
            c). Mali (5+) – Ghana (4+) – Ascension Island (5+) – St. Helena (5+) – Tristan da Cunha (5+) – Gough Island (5+);
            2). Bonin Islands (7+) – Taiwan (7+) – Fujian (6+) – Chongqing (5+);
            3). Queensland (5+) – New South Wales (6+) – Victoria (5+) – Macquarie Island (6+) – Scott Island (5+); and
            4). Costa Rica (5+) – Nicaragua (5+) – Guatemala (5+) – Veracruz (5+) – Arizona (5+) – Colorado (5+)”

            (GBRWE 9/1 – 7/13’s Extreme Planetary Warnings for Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Solar/Terrestrial Flares from Human Activities; Robert Rhodes, Supplemental; GBRWE 9/1 – 7/13, 8/31/13).

            • ozonator

              ~2:00 AM CST 9/7/13

              With condolences to the good people in Guatemala and Chiapas,

              Guatemala had both correct (in this blog) and significant AGW quake predictions while Chiapas was a continuing correct AGW quake prediction. “Guatemala (5+)” region was a correct AGW quake prediction under (9/1 – 7/13, easily exceeding the 4.5 Richter minimum for correct, and in the 1st week of the standard 2-weeks model. It was also in the “Guatemala (8+)” region under 7/14 – 20/13, met the 6.5 Richter minimum for significant, caused damage and panic, and in the 8th week of the concurrent 8-weeks model. With the epicenter on the border with Chiapas, it was a continuing correct AGW quake prediction. With the USGS reporting a 6.5, “A 6.6 magnitude earthquake near Guatemala’s border with Mexico has destroyed several homes and caused blackouts. … “People living in Guatemala City’s tall buildings were panicked,” said Eddy Sanchez, director of Guatemala’s National Institute of Seismology. … a major highway was blocked by a landslide. … also reportedly felt in neighbouring Mexico and El Salvador … was one of the strongest in Guatemala since a 7.4 magnitude earthquake last November” (“Strong Earthquake Strikes Guatemala” (news.sky.com, 9/7/13). “A). … 2). … o). Chiapas was correct while Guatemala was incorrect and significant AGW quake predictions in the region of the Simon Bolivar Model. It was in the “Chiapas (6+)” region under 7/28 – 8/3/13, met the 5.5 Richter minimum for correct, within 100 miles of the epicenter, and in the 2nd week of the 2-weeks standard model. The “Guatemala (8+)” region under 7/14 – 20/13 was incorrect requiring 6.5 Richter minimum for significant in the 4th week of the concurrent 8-weeks model for Guatemala. The “Guatemala (7+)” region under 6/30 – 7/6/13 met the 5.5 Richter minimum for significant in the 6th week of the concurrent 8-weeks model for Guatemala. The mostly good people – who have had to ruin their reporting format for the extreme GOP waging a war on science – at the USGS reported with no colored contrasting numbers and letters with no change in color after viewing, the technically major quake – Magnitude Richters … horizontal distance from nearest extreme GOP boehnered town … Date … Depth below ground: within 60 miles of Chiapas, “5.5 … 26km SW of Pueblo Nuevo Tiquisate, Guatemala … 2013-08-06 00:57:44 UTC-05:00 … 65.9 km” (earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/map – frequently fails when cited)” (GBRWE 8/11 – 17/13’s Extreme Planetary Warnings for Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Solar/Terrestrial Flares from Human Activities; Robert Rhodes, Supplemental; GBRWE 8/11 – 17/13, 8/10/13).

            • ozonator

              ~10:20 PM CST 9/8/13

              With condolences, significant quakes to the good people of Romania and Colorado now are with AGW victims in Guatemala after posting “impossible” AGW quake predictions in this blog.

              Romania was a significant AGW quake prediction. It was in the “Yemen Model … Romania (6+)” region under 9/1 – 7/13, exceeded the 4.5 Richter minimum for significant, and in the 2nd week of the standard 2-weeks model. “Two earthquakes measuring 4.1 and 4.7 degrees on the Richter scale hit the Hunedoara area in western Romania on Sunday afternoon … National Institute for Earth Physics. Tremors were also felt in the capital city of Bucharest” (“Two minor earthquakes jolt western Romania”; Editor: Yamei Wang; English.news.cn; news.xinhuanet.com, 9/9/13). The mostly good people – who have had to ruin their reporting format for the extreme GOP waging a war on science – at the USGS reported with no colored contrasting numbers and letters with no change in color after viewing causing data to be overlooked, the technically major quake – Magnitude Richters … horizontal distance from nearest extreme GOP boehnered town … Date … Depth below ground: “4.6 … 1km WSW of Unirea, Romania … 2013-09-08 08:22:12 UTC-05:00 … 5.0 km” (earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/map – frequently fails when cited, among countless other problems).

              Colorado was a significant AGW quake prediction. It was in the “Colorado (5+)” region under 9/1 – 7/13, exceeded the 3.5 Richter minimum for significant, and in the 2nd week of the standard 2-weeks model. The mostly good people – who have had to ruin their reporting format for the extreme GOP waging a war on science – at the USGS reported with no colored contrasting numbers and letters with no change in color after viewing causing data to be overlooked, the technically major quake – Magnitude Richters … horizontal distance from nearest extreme GOP boehnered town … Date … Depth below ground: “3.8 … 39km WSW of Trinidad, Colorado … 2013-09-08 03:15:31 UTC-05:00 … 4.6 km” (earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/map – frequently fails when cited, among countless other problems).

            • Sean

              This method is suspect. If you make enough predictions in seismically active areas, some will of course be correct. Many of the above predictions have not come true. This type of prediction is insufficient, as it leads to a number of false alarms…thus providing little of use to emergency managers, etc. Also, I’m not sure how politics can impact plate tectonics. This claim certainly erodes your credibility.

            • ozonator

              Your comment is why geologists get paid to say correct earthquake prediction is impossible.

              You can say the same thing about temperatures, children, gardening, and any other noun to avoid doing any actual work and science. However, a simple search would have shown these predictions are consistently finite, time, space, intensity sensitive, and AGW. Even with hindsight, you failed to include an example where your idea was possible with any of my predictions. You failed to note that this assemblage of predictions exceeded randomness to be statistically and functionally significant with your “Many of the above predictions have not come true”. This led to your failure to provide, if you were in charge, at the very least, odds to the emergency managers of this blog-week’s AGW predictions hitting their region and to make preparations accordingly. In comparison, “Though scientists do create sophisticated models of earthquakes and study the history of quakes along fault lines, no one has enough of an understanding about the conditions — the rock materials, minerals, fluids, temperatures, and pressures — at the depths where quakes start and grow to be able to predict them. … pinpointing the exact time and size of an earthquake is currently impossible, scientists can estimate the probability of an earthquake occurring in a region or on a fault over a span of decades … there’s no promise that a solid earthquake prediction method will ever be discovered” (“Why Earthquakes Are So Hard To Predict”; Erin McCarthy, Mental_Floss; businessinsider.com, 11/13/12).

            • ozonator

              Hadn’t heard from you so I wanted you to have the USGS data set that I had available to me so that you could show me how I did it with the waning days of the 2-weeks model. Please note the lack of reported quakes in Colorado, Azerbaijan, Guatemala, Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge, and Romania as required with your theory.

              3.0 … 127km NNW of Kodiak Station, Alaska … 2013-08-31 03:48:17 UTC-05:00 … 74.2 km

              3.4 … 103km SW of Chirikof Island, Alaska … 2013-08-28 14:48:21 UTC-05:00 … 67.5 km

              3.7 … 107km SW of Chirikof Island, Alaska … 2013-08-28 14:29:29 UTC-05:00 … 56.5 km

              2.7 … 76km NE of Kodiak, Alaska … 2013-08-26 02:17:12 UTC-05:00 … 17.2 km

              3.0 … 42km N of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska … 2013-08-27 21:03:42 UTC-05:00 … 29.7 km

              2.5 … 134km S of Unalaska, Alaska … 2013-08-27 19:25:40 UTC-05:00 … 4.6 km

              4.0 … 130km SE of Adak, Alaska … 2013-08-31 03:36:51 UTC-05:00 … 25.3 km

              4.3 … 148km SE of Adak, Alaska … 2013-08-31 01:51:48 UTC-05:00 … 24.8 km

              5.5 … 108km ESE of Adak, Alaska … 2013-08-31 01:43:55 UTC-05:00 … 27.6 km

              4.2 … 111km ESE of Adak, Alaska … 2013-08-31 03:02:44 UTC-05:00 … 34.3 km

              4.1 … 78km E of Adak, Alaska … 2013-08-30 16:40:50 UTC-05:00 … 24.9 km

              5.4 … 108km ESE of Adak, Alaska … 2013-08-30 19:07:28 UTC-05:00 … 25.5 km

              2.5 … 101km ESE of Adak, Alaska … 2013-08-30 14:51:05 UTC-05:00 … 27.9 km

              4.0 … 113km SE of Adak, Alaska … 2013-08-30 14:40:44 UTC-05:00 … 40.4 km

              4.1 … 103km ESE of Adak, Alaska … 2013-08-30 13:02:11 UTC-05:00 … 48.5 km

              4.5 … 98km ESE of Adak, Alaska … 2013-08-30 13:52:40 UTC-05:00 … 24.5 km

              3.7 … 99km ESE of Adak, Alaska … 2013-08-31 00:58:37 UTC-05:00 … 24.0 km

              3.8 … 119km ESE of Adak, Alaska … 2013-08-31 00:30:23 UTC-05:00 … 26.1 km

              4.3 … 95km SW of Atka, Alaska … 2013-08-30 17:11:16 UTC-05:00 … 25.1 km

              5.0 … 96km SW of Atka, Alaska … 2013-08-30 16:55:42 UTC-05:00 … 25.4 km

              3.8 … 83km SW of Atka, Alaska … 2013-08-30 13:25:40 UTC-05:00 … 58.6 km

              4.6 … 107km SSW of Atka, Alaska … 2013-08-30 15:23:09 UTC-05:00 … 25.1 km

              4.9 … 91km SSW of Atka, Alaska … 2013-08-30 15:09:34 UTC-05:00 … 34.5 km

              3.5 … 111km SW of Atka, Alaska … 2013-08-30 15:02:06 UTC-05:00 … 25.6 km

              3.3 … 108km SW of Atka, Alaska … 2013-08-30 16:40:02 UTC-05:00 … 25.3 km

              4.3 … 90km SSW of Atka, Alaska … 2013-08-30 16:31:37 UTC-05:00 … 30.5 km

              4.6 … 88km SW of Atka, Alaska … 2013-08-30 15:47:12 UTC-05:00 … 32.6 km

              4.5 … 115km SSW of Atka, Alaska … 2013-08-31 01:33:14 UTC-05:00 … 33.8 km

              4.9 … 93km SW of Atka, Alaska … 2013-08-31 01:31:09 UTC-05:00 … 26.4 km

              4.5 … 103km SSW of Atka, Alaska … 2013-08-31 00:18:37 UTC-05:00 … 28.8 km

              5.0 … 105km SSW of Atka, Alaska … 2013-08-31 04:54:13 UTC-05:00 … 25.1 km

              5.2 … 97km SW of Atka, Alaska … 2013-08-31 04:50:52 UTC-05:00 … 25.5 km

              5.2 … 100km SSW of Atka, Alaska … 2013-08-31 05:06:14 UTC-05:00 … 26.1 km

              3.9 … 119km SSW of Atka, Alaska … 2013-08-31 03:31:47 UTC-05:00 … 24.6 km

              4.0 … 118km SSW of Atka, Alaska … 2013-08-31 03:16:12 UTC-05:00 … 35.3 km

              5.2 … 99km SSW of Atka, Alaska … 2013-08-31 02:30:27 UTC-05:00 … 28.6 km

              4.3 … 111km SSW of Atka, Alaska … 2013-08-31 02:14:44 UTC-05:00 … 24.0 km

              4.8 … 102km SSW of Atka, Alaska … 2013-08-31 02:04:05 UTC-05:00 … 32.6 km

              4.5 … 105km SSW of Atka, Alaska … 2013-08-31 01:54:05 UTC-05:00 … 36.9 km

              4.9 … 113km SSW of Atka, Alaska … 2013-08-31 01:43:29 UTC-05:00 … 10.1 km

              3.8 … 124km SSW of Atka, Alaska … 2013-08-31 01:42:54 UTC-05:00 … 25.8 km

              5.9 … 106km SSW of Atka, Alaska … 2013-08-31 01:38:36 UTC-05:00 … 17.2 km

              3.8 … 120km SSW of Atka, Alaska … 2013-08-31 09:46:27 UTC-05:00 … 55.5 km

              3.8 … 90km SSW of Atka, Alaska … 2013-08-31 06:36:59 UTC-05:00 … 24.9 km

              4.8 … 97km SW of Atka, Alaska … 2013-08-30 20:57:57 UTC-05:00 … 25.4 km

              2.6 … 87km SSW of Atka, Alaska … 2013-08-30 11:49:21 UTC-05:00 … 25.2 km

              4.5 … 104km SW of Atka, Alaska … 2013-08-30 11:45:38 UTC-05:00 … 13.0 km

              3.3 … 97km SSW of Atka, Alaska … 2013-08-30 11:39:42 UTC-05:00 … 27.4 km

              3.3 … 102km SSW of Atka, Alaska … 2013-08-30 11:37:21 UTC-05:00 … 26.0 km

              3.6 … 106km SW of Atka, Alaska … 2013-08-30 11:35:03 UTC-05:00 … 25.7 km

              5.2 … 100km SW of Atka, Alaska … 2013-08-31 14:01:38 UTC-05:00 … 29.3 km

              4.8 … 99km SW of Atka, Alaska … 2013-08-31 13:59:53 UTC-05:00 … 39.1 km

              7.0 … 94km ESE of Adak, Alaska … 2013-08-30 11:25:02 UTC-05:00 … 33.5 km

              4.5 … 109km E of Kuril’sk, Russia … 2013-08-30 06:33:04 UTC-05:00 … 72.9 km

              5.1 … 129km SSW of Severo-Kuril’sk, Russia … 2013-08-25 23:58:54 UTC-05:00 … 66.9 km

              5.3 … 122km SE of Kuril’sk, Russia … 2013-08-27 09:25:45 UTC-05:00 … 30.0 km

              4.8 … Kuril Islands … 2013-08-27 04:40:45 UTC-05:00 … 75.8 km

              4.6 … 12km WSW of Akita-shi, Japan … 2013-08-30 15:32:11 UTC-05:00 … 158.6 km

              4.6 … 7km WSW of Shingu, Japan … 2013-08-30 03:32:27 UTC-05:00 … 26.8 km

              4.3 … 48km ESE of Ishinomaki, Japan … 2013-08-25 04:18:31 UTC-05:00 … 57.8 km

              4.5 … 11km SSE of Ichihara, Japan … 2013-08-25 09:25:23 UTC-05:00 … 52.9 km

              4.7 … 105km SE of Katsuura, Japan … 2013-08-26 01:08:07 UTC-05:00 … 44.0 km

              4.6 … Off the east coast of Honshu, Japan … 2013-08-28 07:50:13 UTC-05:00 … 10.1 km

              4.7 … 93km E of Namie, Japan … 2013-08-27 12:09:25 UTC-05:00 … 50.9 km

              4.5 … 61km W of Kamiiso, Japan … 2013-08-28 02:57:18 UTC-05:00 … 159.8 km

              4.8 … 199km NNW of Farallon de Pajaros, Northern Mariana Islands … 2013-08-25 11:09:35 UTC-05:00 … 133.6 km

              4.7 … 181km SE of Sarangani, Philippines … 2013-08-29 03:14:36 UTC-05:00 … 61.0 km

              6.1 … 288km NW of Raoul Island, New Zealand … 2013-08-27 21:54:41 UTC-05:00 … 488.6 km

              4.0 … 7km WSW of Burnham, New Zealand … 2013-08-30 15:01:54 UTC-05:00 … 24.0 km

              4.5 … 283km ENE of Tairua, New Zealand … 2013-08-25 11:41:25 UTC-05:00 … 283.4 km

              4.4 … 204km ENE of Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island … 2013-08-25 01:32:24 UTC-05:00 … 9.9 km

              4.7 … 105km NE of Krajan Pangkah Kulon, Indonesia … 2013-08-30 07:19:46 UTC-05:00 … 592.4 km

              4.5 … 81km ESE of Padangsidempuan, Indonesia … 2013-08-29 23:40:48 UTC-05:00 … 207.1 km

              4.6 … Kepulauan Barat Daya, Indonesia … 2013-08-28 03:49:15 UTC-05:00 … 191.1 km

              4.7 … 235km NW of Saumlaki, Indonesia … 2013-08-29 10:34:34 UTC-05:00 … 131.1 km

              5.5 … 72km W of Sungaipenuh, Indonesia … 2013-08-28 00:43:24 UTC-05:00 … 59.7 km

              4.7 … 67km SSE of Saparua, Indonesia … 2013-08-30 16:04:57 UTC-05:00 … 27.1 km

              4.4 … 146km N of Dobo, Indonesia … 2013-08-31 16:58:39 UTC-05:00 … 28.2 km

              5.3 … 164km NNW of Dobo, Indonesia … 2013-08-31 12:56:55 UTC-05:00 … 6.8 km

              4.5 … 83km NE of Tobelo, Indonesia … 2013-08-27 03:33:18 UTC-05:00 … 236.4 km

              4.8 … 76km SE of Watubuku, Indonesia … 2013-08-27 15:47:58 UTC-05:00 … 100.3 km

              5.8 … 71km WSW of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea … 2013-08-29 21:11:02 UTC-05:00 … 202.5 km

              4.6 … 118km NE of Kendari, Indonesia … 2013-08-27 14:31:33 UTC-05:00 … 30.0 km

              4.7 … 85km W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea … 2013-08-28 20:55:24 UTC-05:00 … 65.2 km

              4.9 … 123km WSW of Lata, Solomon Islands … 2013-08-29 04:27:40 UTC-05:00 … 37.7 km

              4.8 … 42km ENE of Port-Olry, Vanuatu … 2013-08-31 06:15:51 UTC-05:00 … 135.1 km

              4.7 … 136km SSE of Isangel, Vanuatu … 2013-08-30 08:52:24 UTC-05:00 … 121.3 km

              5.0 … 75km SSW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu … 2013-08-30 06:35:11 UTC-05:00 … 35.5 km

              4.5 … 271km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji … 2013-08-28 19:22:30 UTC-05:00 … 565.4 km

              4.6 … South of the Fiji Islands … 2013-08-25 18:09:20 UTC-05:00 … 539.2 km

              4.7 … 83km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji … 2013-08-27 22:40:35 UTC-05:00 … 575.8 km

              5.5 … 155km NNW of Ndoi Island, Fiji … 2013-08-29 08:52:26 UTC-05:00 … 649.0 km

              3.0 … 100km NNE of Arctic Village, Alaska … 2013-08-30 11:03:26 UTC-05:00 … 38.9 km

              2.5 … 67km SSW of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska … 2013-08-28 05:21:13 UTC-05:00 … 138.7 km

              2.6 … 53km SW of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska … 2013-08-27 07:14:01 UTC-05:00 … 176.2 km

              2.8 … 42km WSW of Homer, Alaska … 2013-08-27 09:46:47 UTC-05:00 … 56.8 km

              2.5 … 83km SSE of Akutan, Alaska … 2013-08-26 21:29:07 UTC-05:00 … 25.7 km

              4.9 … 36km NNE of Akutan, Alaska … 2013-08-28 19:54:56 UTC-05:00 … 112.4 km

              4.3 … 48km S of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska … 2013-08-25 12:49:08 UTC-05:00 … 103.5 km

              3.6 … 29km NW of Nikiski, Alaska … 2013-08-31 04:57:38 UTC-05:00 … 62.8 km

              2.7 … 79km SSE of Akutan, Alaska … 2013-08-30 18:22:35 UTC-05:00 … 22.1 km

              2.7 … 68km W of Anchor Point, Alaska … 2013-08-27 04:34:04 UTC-05:00 … 117.3 km

              2.7 … 75km W of Anchor Point, Alaska … 2013-08-26 17:48:56 UTC-05:00 … 109.6 km

              2.7 … 68km SW of Anchor Point, Alaska … 2013-08-29 02:42:25 UTC-05:00 … 96.9 km

              2.5 … 85km WSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska … 2013-08-28 11:59:45 UTC-05:00 … 31.7 km

              5.1 … 86km WSW of Cantwell, Alaska … 2013-08-27 16:41:33 UTC-05:00 … 127.9 km

              2.9 … 37km S of Ester, Alaska … 2013-08-30 14:17:52 UTC-05:00 … 2.5 km

              2.6 … 113km W of Cantwell, Alaska … 2013-08-30 11:46:33 UTC-05:00 … 18.8 km

              2.8 … 109km W of Cantwell, Alaska … 2013-08-30 11:46:33 UTC-05:00 … 9.0 km

              3.2 … 81km WSW of Cantwell, Alaska … 2013-08-25 02:39:34 UTC-05:00 … 110.6 km

              2.5 … 15km SSW of Healy, Alaska … 2013-08-29 16:54:28 UTC-05:00 … 109.2 km

              2.6 … 286km S of Cape Yakataga, Alaska … 2013-08-26 01:48:35 UTC-05:00 … 15.1 km

              3.5 … 55km NE of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska … 2013-08-28 16:07:52 UTC-05:00 … 38.8 km

              2.5 … 38km WSW of Big Lake, Alaska … 2013-08-27 23:51:50 UTC-05:00 … 47.2 km

              2.8 … 72km W of Willow, Alaska … 2013-08-29 13:29:24 UTC-05:00 … 76.8 km

              2.6 … 95km NNW of Talkeetna, Alaska … 2013-08-28 19:10:08 UTC-05:00 … 126.7 km

              2.9 … 133km NW of Talkeetna, Alaska … 2013-08-28 16:33:35 UTC-05:00 … 12.6 km

              2.5 … 65km NNW of Talkeetna, Alaska … 2013-08-28 03:48:39 UTC-05:00 … 85.1 km

              2.8 … 171km E of Chitina, Alaska … 2013-08-29 09:05:52 UTC-05:00 … 0.0 km

              3.4 … 124km NNW of Talkeetna, Alaska … 2013-08-31 03:47:06 UTC-05:00 … 11.9 km

              3.7 … 87km SE of Old Iliamna, Alaska … 2013-08-30 16:50:43 UTC-05:00 … 47.9 km

              2.5 … 27km SSW of Morton, Washington … 2013-08-30 23:14:01 UTC-05:00 … 15.1 km

              2.9 … 12km ENE of Cloverdale, California … 2013-08-31 15:02:08 UTC-05:00 … 3.5 km

              3.1 … 12km ENE of Cloverdale, California … 2013-08-31 15:02:02 UTC-05:00 … 3.1 km

              3.0 … 1km SSW of Palo Cedro, California … 2013-08-31 04:15:41 UTC-05:00 … 18.5 km

              2.6 … 4km NW of The Geysers, California … 2013-08-30 14:28:21 UTC-05:00 … 3.6 km

              3.2 … 39km WSW of Ferndale, California … 2013-08-30 05:38:16 UTC-05:00 … 18.6 km

              2.5 … 12km SW of Westwood, California … 2013-08-29 08:37:00 UTC-05:00 … 10.2 km

              2.5 … 15km ESE of Palo Cedro, California … 2013-08-26 15:29:01 UTC-05:00 … 17.7 km

              2.7 … 6km NW of The Geysers, California … 2013-08-28 19:09:54 UTC-05:00 … 3.3 km

              2.9 … 4km WNW of The Geysers, California … 2013-08-28 19:24:28 UTC-05:00 … 3.8 km

              3.8 … 4km ESE of The Geysers, California … 2013-08-27 23:43:05 UTC-05:00 … 1.9 km

              2.8 … 32km SSW of Ferndale, California … 2013-08-25 11:33:09 UTC-05:00 … 16.5 km

              2.7 … 46km SSE of Lone Pine, California … 2013-08-29 18:40:55 UTC-05:00 … 5.0 km

              3.1 … 3km ESE of Mammoth Lakes, California … 2013-08-29 15:08:56 UTC-05:00 … 8.2 km

              2.5 … 21km NE of Lucerne Valley, California … 2013-08-30 08:29:54 UTC-05:00 … 4.1 km

              2.9 … 19km NNE of Victorville, California … 2013-08-25 07:00:21 UTC-05:00 … 7.6 km

              2.5 … 27km NW of Searles Valley, California … 2013-08-27 10:45:25 UTC-05:00 … 3.6 km

              2.6 … 20km S of Weldon, California … 2013-08-25 18:41:32 UTC-05:00 … 4.9 km

              3.6 … 20km S of Weldon, California … 2013-08-25 13:59:18 UTC-05:00 … 3.5 km

              4.2 … 20km S of Weldon, California … 2013-08-25 13:50:28 UTC-05:00 … 2.3 km

              2.8 … 2km SE of Loma Linda, California … 2013-08-29 10:53:49 UTC-05:00 … 16.5 km

              2.9 … 14km ESE of Primo Tapia, Mexico … 2013-08-30 15:52:16 UTC-05:00 … 16.5 km

              3.3 … 13km WNW of Alberto Oviedo Mota, Mexico … 2013-08-27 08:56:58 UTC-05:00 … 13.6 km

              2.5 … 72km SSW of Alberto Oviedo Mota, Mexico … 2013-08-29 18:29:36 UTC-05:00 … 5.9 km

              2.7 … 12km S of Alberto Oviedo Mota, Mexico … 2013-08-25 10:53:45 UTC-05:00 … 12.0 km

              3.0 … 51km S of Estacion Coahuila, Mexico … 2013-08-30 18:22:42 UTC-05:00 … 10.0 km

              4.3 … 16km ENE of San Lucas, Mexico … 2013-08-26 18:19:37 UTC-05:00 … 68.0 km

              4.4 … 14km NW of San Marcos, Mexico … 2013-08-26 07:54:03 UTC-05:00 … 26.9 km

              4.5 … Northern East Pacific Rise … 2013-08-31 01:35:08 UTC-05:00 … 10.2 km

              4.4 … 5km WSW of Rio Sereno, Panama … 2013-08-27 14:51:43 UTC-05:00 … 11.4 km

              4.7 … 21km NNW of Dagua, Colombia … 2013-08-27 18:22:05 UTC-05:00 … 63.9 km

              4.4 … 15km N of Aratoca, Colombia … 2013-08-25 20:44:09 UTC-05:00 … 163.8 km

              4.8 … 9km WSW of San Carlos, Colombia … 2013-08-25 18:35:54 UTC-05:00 … 23.3 km

              4.1 … 9km W of Molagavita, Colombia … 2013-08-25 03:28:15 UTC-05:00 … 176.1 km

              4.3 … 5km NE of Aratoca, Colombia … 2013-08-31 12:30:26 UTC-05:00 … 157.6 km

              4.0 … 29km SSE of Moquegua, Peru … 2013-08-25 00:43:43 UTC-05:00 … 17.0 km

              4.7 … 32km SE of Calingasta, Argentina … 2013-08-30 21:32:16 UTC-05:00 … 106.2 km

              5.3 … 44km SE of Machali, Chile … 2013-08-30 05:48:11 UTC-05:00 … 90.0 km

              4.9 … 55km N of Visokoi Island, … 2013-08-30 07:04:09 UTC-05:00 … 93.8 km

              4.8 … 273km SE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands … 2013-08-31 17:47:47 UTC-05:00 … 10.0 km

              2.5 … 2km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii … 2013-08-29 12:59:52 UTC-05:00 … 3.1 km

              2.5 … 39km SW of Smith Valley, Nevada … 2013-08-29 11:14:22 UTC-05:00 … 2.5 km

              3.8 … 37km N of Currant, Nevada … 2013-08-29 06:20:18 UTC-05:00 … 0.0 km

              2.7 … 25km NE of Spanish Springs, Nevada … 2013-08-27 20:34:56 UTC-05:00 … 14.1 km

              4.2 … 3km NE of Spanish Springs, Nevada … 2013-08-26 19:51:43 UTC-05:00 … 13.9 km

              3.0 … 58km WNW of West Yellowstone, Montana … 2013-08-28 12:53:54 UTC-05:00 … 7.2 km

              2.7 … 5km NE of Hadley, New York … 2013-08-25 08:33:15 UTC-05:00 … 10.2 km

              2.9 … 3km NNE of Blowing Rock, North Carolina … 2013-08-25 14:50:40 UTC-05:00 … 9.1 km

              3.7 … 7km SE of Miches, Dominican Republic … 2013-08-25 02:35:29 UTC-05:00 … 113.0 km

              2.7 … 55km N of Culebra, Puerto Rico … 2013-08-30 16:14:55 UTC-05:00 … 44.0 km

              2.5 … 29km WNW of Rincon, Puerto Rico … 2013-08-30 15:47:10 UTC-05:00 … 19.0 km

              3.2 … 74km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico … 2013-08-30 20:00:39 UTC-05:00 … 50.0 km

              2.8 … 86km N of Dorado, Puerto Rico … 2013-08-25 04:34:33 UTC-05:00 … 29.0 km

              2.8 … 85km N of Brenas, Puerto Rico … 2013-08-25 14:24:15 UTC-05:00 … 41.0 km

              2.7 … 15km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico … 2013-08-26 18:44:40 UTC-05:00 … 71.0 km

              2.5 … 28km W of Puerto Real, Puerto Rico … 2013-08-26 01:24:21 UTC-05:00 … 8.0 km

              4.1 … 4km SSW of La Playa, Puerto Rico … 2013-08-26 13:56:55 UTC-05:00 … 25.0 km

              2.9 … 26km W of Puerto Real, Puerto Rico … 2013-08-27 02:06:10 UTC-05:00 … 9.0 km

              2.7 … 10km SSE of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico … 2013-08-27 01:59:09 UTC-05:00 … 6.0 km

              2.6 … 12km SSE of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico … 2013-08-27 01:07:43 UTC-05:00 … 3.0 km

              3.3 … 10km S of Pole Ojea, Puerto Rico … 2013-08-27 01:04:07 UTC-05:00 … 4.0 km

              3.0 … 44km W of Rincon, Puerto Rico … 2013-08-27 18:53:15 UTC-05:00 … 13.0 km

              3.0 … 19km NNW of Rincon, Puerto Rico … 2013-08-27 20:15:29 UTC-05:00 … 16.0 km

              2.5 … 52km N of San Antonio, Puerto Rico … 2013-08-28 03:18:26 UTC-05:00 … 65.0 km

              2.5 … 35km NNW of San Antonio, Puerto Rico … 2013-08-28 15:11:42 UTC-05:00 … 18.0 km

              2.8 … 2km SE of Candelaria, Puerto Rico … 2013-08-29 00:22:20 UTC-05:00 … 116.0 km

              3.2 … 140km N of Isabela, Puerto Rico … 2013-08-29 19:06:33 UTC-05:00 … 55.0 km

              2.6 … 5km N of Olimpo, Puerto Rico … 2013-08-29 23:48:20 UTC-05:00 … 17.0 km

              3.1 … 99km N of Vieques, Puerto Rico … 2013-08-29 20:57:41 UTC-05:00 … 25.0 km

              2.9 … 94km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands … 2013-08-30 08:31:54 UTC-05:00 … 63.0 km

              2.5 … 64km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands … 2013-08-29 23:27:29 UTC-05:00 … 32.0 km

              2.9 … 62km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands … 2013-08-29 13:54:58 UTC-05:00 … 33.0 km

              2.9 … 58km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands … 2013-08-28 16:31:53 UTC-05:00 … 37.0 km

              2.9 … 72km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands … 2013-08-29 01:05:23 UTC-05:00 … 15.0 km

              3.1 … 75km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands … 2013-08-29 00:50:46 UTC-05:00 … 27.0 km

              2.8 … 70km NNW of Road Town, British Virgin Islands … 2013-08-28 23:55:06 UTC-05:00 … 40.0 km

              2.7 … 47km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands … 2013-08-28 22:57:11 UTC-05:00 … 43.0 km

              3.4 … 33km W of Mucurapo, Trinidad and Tobago … 2013-08-27 06:59:20 UTC-05:00 … 49.2 km

              4.8 … Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge … 2013-08-27 22:17:50 UTC-05:00 … 10.0 km

              3.3 … 25km WNW of Blackpool, United Kingdom … 2013-08-25 04:58:36 UTC-05:00 … 5.0 km

              2.9 … 11km NW of Mazarron, Spain … 2013-08-25 07:33:08 UTC-05:00 … 1.3 km

              4.3 … 12km ENE of Biga, Turkey … 2013-08-29 01:20:36 UTC-05:00 … 10.0 km

              4.7 … 106km SSW of Tabas, Iran … 2013-08-27 17:00:43 UTC-05:00 … 15.1 km

              4.2 … 12km NNE of Kerman, Iran … 2013-08-25 08:56:35 UTC-05:00 … 34.4 km

              4.5 … 91km ENE of Karakul, Tajikistan … 2013-08-28 09:32:21 UTC-05:00 … 55.9 km

              4.2 … 5km SW of Komsomolobod, Tajikistan … 2013-08-25 19:47:05 UTC-05:00 … 18.2 km

              4.4 … 5km ESE of Daulatpur, India … 2013-08-29 05:13:27 UTC-05:00 … 38.2 km

              4.6 … 63km NW of Severomuysk, Russia … 2013-08-26 21:10:05 UTC-05:00 … 14.3 km

              5.0 … 3km WNW of Benzilan, China … 2013-08-27 15:44:57 UTC-05:00 … 43.2 km

              4.6 … 138km N of Dartang, China … 2013-08-26 09:35:55 UTC-05:00 … 15.7 km

              5.1 … 3km NNE of Ergong, China … 2013-08-30 00:27:31 UTC-05:00 … 27.7 km

              4.6 … 38km NW of Korla, China … 2013-08-28 07:57:40 UTC-05:00 … 25.9 km

              5.0 … 5km WNW of Chongdui, China … 2013-08-30 12:48:43 UTC-05:00 … 54.8 km

              4.4 … 56km SE of Tungdor, China … 2013-08-31 16:06:33 UTC-05:00 … 23.9 km

              4.6 … 5km NW of Benzilan, China … 2013-08-30 20:18:46 UTC-05:00 … 10.1 km

              5.1 … 9km NW of Benzilan, China … 2013-08-30 19:27:02 UTC-05:00 … 10.0 km

              4.9 … 5km ESE of Benzilan, China … 2013-08-30 19:13:29 UTC-05:00 … 10.0 km

              5.8 … 0km S of Benzilan, China … 2013-08-30 19:04:18 UTC-05:00 … 9.8 km

              4.5 … 14km SSE of Shengping, China … 2013-08-27 18:53:07 UTC-05:00 … 10.3 km

              4.1 … Western Xizang … 2013-08-26 17:02:01 UTC-05:00 … 15.0 km

              4.4 … 39km N of Wangda, China … 2013-08-26 06:03:47 UTC-05:00 … 55.4 km

              4.8 … Mid-Indian Ridge … 2013-08-26 00:12:21 UTC-05:00 … 10.0 km

              4.8 … Mid-Indian Ridge … 2013-08-26 00:10:09 UTC-05:00 … 10.0 km

              5.4 … Southwest Indian Ridge … 2013-08-25 11:07:16 UTC-05:00 … 17.3 km

            • Sean

              Thank you. I see claims of statistical significance, but I can’t find the numbers to back these up. Perhaps I missed them along the way; if so, please point me in the right direction.

              I would also like more information on how the political climate informs your models. This is unclear to me.

            • ozonator

              Your entire scientific blockage appears to stem from paid or sincere adherence to “political climate” dominating your 2 comments.

            • Sean

              I am not driven by political reasons, but by scientific ones. Please provide valid statistical justification for your scientific claims. As I mentioned, if I missed them I apologize…please point me in the right direction so I have a reference.

              In addition, since you had political chatter scattered throughout your posts, I was wondering if you were including political variables in your model. If so, I am wondering how they could have an impact on plate tectonics. If this was simply a rhetorical device on your part, then I’m not sure why it was included here. This seems like a valid scientific question to ask.

            • ozonator

              The numbers have always been there. I can’t teach you simple math skills nor discount your politicalizing of basic data. But if you are in earnest, let’s start with about how many quakes did the USGS report for the week prior to my predictions. Then whip out a prediction using your method in the remaining 2 days of the standard 2-weeks model.

            • ozonator

              ~9:56 PM CST 9/9/13

              With condolences, correct AGW quake predictions were visited upon the good people of Azerbaijan and submarines hiding above the northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge. They now are with the AGW victims in Guatemala after posting “impossible” AGW predictions in this blog. Thus, there have been 3 correct and 2 significant AGW quake predictions, clearly possible (5 out of 33) to refute geologists’ impossibility, sour grapes, randomness, and cherry picking.

              Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge was a correct AGW quake prediction in this blog. It was in the “Yemen Model: a). northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (5+)” region under 9/1 – 7/13, exceeded the 4.5 Richter minimum for correct, and in the 2nd week of the standard 2-weeks model. The mostly good people – who have had to ruin their reporting format for the extreme GOP waging a war on science – at the USGS reported with no colored contrasting numbers and letters with no change in color after viewing causing data to be overlooked, the technically major quake – Magnitude Richters … horizontal distance from nearest extreme GOP boehnered town … Date … Depth below ground: “5.1 … Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge … 2013-09-09 19:35:16 UTC-05:00 8.2 km” (earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/map – frequently fails when cited, among countless other problems).

              Azerbaijan was a correct AGW quake prediction. It was in the “Azerbaijan (5+)” region under 9/1 – 7/13, exceeded the 4.5 Richter minimum for correct, and in the 2nd week of the standard 2-weeks model. The mostly good people – who have had to ruin their reporting format for the extreme GOP waging a war on science – at the USGS reported with no colored contrasting numbers and letters with no change in color after viewing causing data to be overlooked, the technically major quake – Magnitude Richters … horizontal distance from nearest extreme GOP boehnered town … Date … Depth below ground: “4.9 … 26km NNE of Bilajer, Azerbaijan … 2013-09-08 23:35:47 UTC-05:00 24.8 km” (earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/map – frequently fails when cited, among countless other problems). “An earthquake hit the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea on Monday … The earthquake’s epicentre was in the Caspian Sea, 14 kilometres north from Baku’s Nardaran village. … was noticeable” (“Earthquake hits Baku”;
              I.Isabalayeva; en.trend.az, 9/9/13).

              It is not impossible to hide and lie about correct/significant AGW quake predictions. “The Evidence Proves Global Warming is a Hoax, But That Doesn’t Stop the Left … August 28, 2013 … RUSH: … global warming is … a hoax. All of it. … factual data contradicts … scientists who claim otherwise are just lying or they are dangerously incompetent. … It’s not science. … pro-global warming people are nothing but a bunch of political hacks” (the old, ugly and evil Rush “loser & looter” Limbaugh whistlesucker performing and perfuming the stink at rushlimbaugh.com). “Sep 03, 2013 … Stop denying climate science and ACT! (before people realize it’s a scam) … Paul Driessen … is a climate change “denier” a pejorative devised to vilify and silence anyone who rejects this agenda … Not one of the … claims is supported by actual observations or scientific evidence. … Paul Driessen is senior policy analyst for the Committee For A Constructive Tomorrow” (whistlesuckers perfuming the stink at Joey D’Aleo’s icecap.us). Forgetting his crimes against nature, “Watch Now … Marc Morano: Topher interviews Marc Morano, accused ‘criminal against humanity’ and alleged ‘central cell of the climate denial machine’ …” (extreme EssoKoch pimping/racketeering found on 9/1/13) (Marc ‘Mengele’ Morano, whistle-sucker performing/perfuming the stink at climatedepot.com). “A question for Oreskes – But what do we mean by consensus? … Posted on September 7, 2013 by Anthony Watts … Guest essay by Christopher Monckton of Brenchley … the Earth’s failure to warm as predicted … opponents be put on trial for “treason” (Robert Kennedy), and for “high crimes against humanity” (James Hansen, NASA) …” (Tony ‘who lacked a mothers’ love because she preferred suckling a pack of relatively less-lethal cancer sticks’ Watts; whistlesuckers perfuming the stink at wattsupwiththat.com). After AGW death and destruction in Guatemala, “Republican lawmakers on Monday issued a scathing report accusing the … “The Obama Administration has advanced the most aggressive, far-left environmental agenda ever and developed the most secretive, behind-closed-doors way of doing it. And that’s not by accident,” said Sen. David Vitter (R-La.), the top Republican on the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works” (“GOP report cites ‘culture of secrecy and evasion’ at EPA under Jackson”; By Ben Goad; thehill.com, 9/9/13).

            • ozonator

              ~2:25 AM CST 9/11/13

              With condolences to the good people of Italy,

              Northern Italy was a correct JJBAL Fireball (AGW fireball) prediction occurring within 2-weeks and easily within 400 miles model for quake/volcano predictions and multiple witnesses. It was in the “JJBAL Fireballs with each prediction … 1). Yemen Model: … northern Italy (5+)” region in the 1st week of the 2-week model. “The alleged “mystery fireball” was reported to have caused Italians a good mix of emotions between being entertained and scared too. Netizens said they heard a loud bang sound with thunder-like roars. It caused an “unsettled” stirring among pets in the neighbourhoods of Venice and Padua … According to Il Gazzetino, most thought that it was a huge meteorite” (“Italian Sky Lit Up by A Fireball? [VIDEO]”; By Christine Lazaro; au.ibtimes.com, 9/9/13).

              The extreme GOP is paid to vote that CO2 is a fertilizer which would mean that asteroids are their sunshine. In reality from their sequestration, “Air Force Space Command to discontinue space surveillance system” (Courtesy of Air Force Space Command Public Affairs; af.mil, 8/13/13). AGW earthquakes and fireballs don’t need healthcare from our rulers. “When Rush Limbaugh flippantly said that if the healthcare reform bill passes “and all this stuff gets implemented, I am leaving the country. I’ll go to Costa Rica,” many of us considered that the lagniappe on a measure we’re already pretty jazzed about. And so, after Sunday’s historic passage of the bill, there was a burst of collective hope that the bloviating fan of prescription drugs might soon be Central America’s problem. … But when Monday came and went and Limbaugh issued no “Hasta la vista,” two enterprising “dudes living in Brooklyn” … created A Ticket for Ru$h, where visitors can contribute … toward the cost of a first-class, one-way ticket to Juan Santamaria International Airport“ (“Go to Costa Rica already, Rush Limbaugh”; BY MARY ELIZABETH WILLIAMS; salon.com, 3/23/13).

            • ozonator

              ~11:15 PM CST 9/17/13

              With condolences to the good people of Wales –

              Scotland and English Channel were a correct JJBAL Fireball (AGW fireball) predictions occurring within 2-weeks and easily within 400 miles model for quake/volcano predictions and multiple witnesses. It was in the “JJBAL Fireballs with each prediction … 1). Yemen Model: … b). Scotland (5+) – English Channel (4+)” region in the 2nd week of the 2-week model. Given the 9/15/13 afternoon comments of witness, the fireball appears to have passed over northern Wales Saturday night on 9/14/13. “Last night a number of people got in touch with us via Facebook and Twitter asking about a white flash of light they had seen across Wrexham. Just before 10pm last night …Simon Phillips got in touch to say when he was travelling from Llay to Rossett he saw an ‘almighty white brilliant flash of light which lit up the sky over Chester.’ … had to shield his eyes as was driving due to brightness. … it is not believed that the flash of lightening or atmospheric weather related, despite the weather being poor overnight. The height of the flash would point to it being not due to a sub station or similar. …” and, for example, “… Heather @Heather_GraceD … seen a flash in rhosddu too! 4:03 PM – 15 Sep 2013” (“Mysterious Flash Lights Up The Wrexham Sky”; Written by Darryl Robertson; wrexham.com, 9/16/13).

              They can’t spell “fool” without “U”. “Climate models fail reality test: ‘A 2011 study in Journal of Forecasting compared model predictions against a ‘random walk’ alternative’” (racketeering found on 6/13/12) (Marc ‘Mengele’ Morano whistle-sucker perfuming the stink at climatedepot.com).