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Alert: Devastating Megaquake May Destroy Midwest Soon

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Shocked survivor stumbles over rubble of major Midwestern city.

Can a megathrust quake destroy most of Midwestern United States killing a million or more people and causing up to a trillion dollars in property damage?

Some geophysicists say yesthey warn that unimaginable catastrophe may be closer than anyone wants to believe.

Death on the rocks: The New Madrid Fault

More frequent earthquakes within the region of the New Madrid Fault have many experts increasingly on edge that another megaquake like the one that destroyed much of the Midwest during the early 1800s may be about to occur.

The New Madrid earthquakes of 1811 and 1812 were so powerful and widespread that if they occurred today the damage and loss of life might be incalcuable.

The earth shook with such strength that the Mississippi River ran backwards and shockwaves destroyed whole towns many hundreds of miles apart.

Today such a megaquake would devastate the most fragile parts of Twenty-first Century technology and the intricate clockwork that crucial commerce relies upon to provide goods to consumers.

Great Earthquake at New Madrid. A nineteenth-century woodcut.

Today such a megaquake could destroy much of the infrastructure of the middle US, disrupt transportation throughout the country, threaten the Internet and energy supplies, disrupt food distribution networks, and even destroy major cities.

Catastrophic Chicago

Two natural events can take down the city of Chicago: a massive shockwave caused by a great quake or a gigantic Great Lake seiche.

“A seiche is a standing wave in an enclosed or partially enclosed body of water. Seiches and seiche-related phenomena have been observed on lakes, reservoirs, swimming pools, bays, harbors and seas. The key requirement for formation of a seiche is that the body of water be at least partially bounded, allowing the formation of the standing wave.” [Source ]

A seiche hits a Coast Guard vessel. A mega-seiche would sink it.

Seiche’s can be caused by high winds or earthquakes.

If the New Madrid ruptures like it did 200 years ago Chicago could be a pile of rubble after the shockwaves bring down the skyscrapers and a surging mega-seiche swamps the entire city’s lakefront.

Seich map of flooded area along Lake Michigan. [Credit: Calvin Lu]

For months afterwards the city would be a death trap with exploding gas lines, outbreaks of disease and bands of roaming gangs.

Inland tidal waves, seiches threaten ships and coastal areas.

Much of the city would have to be evacuated and the dead and dying would litter the streets.

Toppling St. Louis

If the shockwave spares Chicago and centers on St. Louis, however, that city too would be reduced to a jumbled pile of debris.

An earthquake ravaged St. Louis burns to the ground.

Neither city has been built to meet earthquake standards and everything from the Gateway Arch to the suburbs would be decimated. For those structures near the Mississippi, the river would finish the job.

River seiche inundates suburban tract near Mississippi River.

While a seiche on the river would be no where near as catastrophic as one on Lake Michigan, remember that the last great quake along the New Madrid caused the Mississippi to rin backward and the force of the water would surge a small tidal wave of destruction deep into the heart of the city.

Crack of Doom

While some experts contend that the earthquakes in Arkansas and the 20 plus quakes (as of this writing) in Oklahomaincluding the historic 5.6 temblorare helping to relieve pressure that’s built up on the main fault lines, other geophysicists are so sure. They see the increased activity as a potential warning sign that a gigantic killer quake may be imminent and are warning people to be prepared.

US Navy expects megaquakes to change the coastline.

Jill McCarthy, a U.S. Geological Survey geophysicist was asked by News Oklahoma about the series of foreshocks and aftershocks occurring in the state. She stated that “Aftershocks are earthquakes too, but usually we talk about the main event. They just represent the cluster of activity that happens after a bigger quake.”

Often, aftershocks decrease over time, but sometimes they precede a great quake. “Whether or not a stronger earthquake is in our future cannot be predicted,” she said.

Aftershocks typically decrease rapidly with time, but whether or not a stronger earthquake is in our future cannot be predicted, she said.

Many buildings will burn for weeks, millions homeless.

FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, also is concerned about a midwest earthquake producing mass casualties.

Some federal scientists have urged the government to be prepared and FEMA listened by taking the unprecedented step of ordering and warehousing over one million body bagsfor use in the Midwest region.

The crack of Doom will come with little warning. It could have come today. And depending on the shockwaves and where they travel, many will die, while others remain relatively unscathed.

But the country as a whole may not survive the economic aftershocks of the quake. Many businesses will grind to a standstill and martial law may have to be decalred across several states.

As many as 17 states could be affected by a great quake hitting the region.

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    • Don Quixote

      More fear porn. I might have a devasating megafart soon.

    • whitebear

      Be a sweet and let us know when it happens, eh

    • Don Quixote

      Unfortunately whitebear, it will travel at supersonic speed and you won’t have enough time to react.

    • Anonymous

      What happened in Japan will happen here soon!
      Radiation will kill many. Good Luck, You’ll need
      more than that, don’t be a fool ,PREPARE!

    • Anonymous

      The picture labeled as a “river seiche” above is actually a picture of a recent duststorm in AZ or TX. I hate lies. If you couldn’t find a pic of the real thing then why put up a pic that makes it look like a river seiche can be 3000 ft. high. Credibility…look it up.

    • Jude

      Don, Whitebear, instead of mocking, as Anon says, you should be PREPARING, physically, emotionally, but especially SPIRITUALLY. And no, “karma” or the “spirit of your ancestors”, OR SOME OTHER FALSE BELIEFS, or “our alien fathers”, AREN’T going to help you.

      These things WILL happen, without notice.

      “Behold, I come as a thief.”
      “Therefore, you also watch, for on such a day as you LEAST EXPECT, your Lord will RETURN.”
      Quotes from the Lord Jesus Christ, the Only Savior of mankind. Have you put 100% of your eternal trust in HIM? He is your only Hope.

    • Alice44

      Agreed. Fear Porn. Get outta my mail box!

    • Str8Talker

      Fix the Pix… “River seiche inundates suburban tract near Mississippi River.” is actually a dust storm approaching an Australian town many months ago… sheesh.

      Maybe, may, might… that’s not news unless you got a real reason to say it… some new insights… or better FACTS!!!

    • Norry

      @Don Quixote.
      Why use the term unfortunately ? Life is an adventure,death is the ultimate adventure for the living,how long do you think you are going to live anyway? I would have said ‘fortunately’ in this case.
      What kind of entity posts this doom scenario rubbish. While focusing on future BS. you are robbing yourself of the NOW.
      Enjoy every day as if it was your last.Greet people like your dog does and just get on with it!

    • Anonymous

      Anything is possible at any time, anywhere. People are resilient they will over come, pick up and move on.

    • Richard - Reporter

      For some news that even an alien can digest, well documented cases and landmark UFO cases,
      http://www.educatinghumanity.com

    • Don Quixote

      The point of all this fear porn is FEAR (false expectations appearing real). Don’t give into it. Having said that, nothing wrong with having extra supplies in the house for situations. I always do.

    • TheWhiteWolf

      @Don Quixote- well said. People are abusing half truths to gain personal attention and then call themselves “prophets” or “freedom fighters.” Americans especially need to wake up to the reality it is exactly what you called it, “fear porn.” Americans love their porn. Sex, violence, blood and guts, reality tv, drama, and now fear. If they took the time to investigate what’s behind 2012 and how it got started they might release they’re only feeding the crazies and loosing their own damn minds in the process. God have mercy on them.

    • Anonymous

      I am prepared. That’s why I can say, Eat, drink and be merry, for tomorrow we all die.

    • Anonymous

      What is with all the doomer porn lately? There is a clear and concerted effort to keep eveyrone in a state of fear.

      Ask yourself why?

      Could it be, perhaps, that if eveyrone is worrying about space rocks and a once in 600,000 year mega whatever, that you won’t be worrying about becoming a homless debt slave and out protesting against the government that put you in the gutter?

    • Anonymous

      For one of the most logical and realistic explanations to all this sort of thing and much much more check out a new book called ‘ZTINGAR’ it’ll blow your mind! I downloaded it from Amazon Books and I now have a very different perspective on many things, including an amazing explanation of who I really am and why I’m here on this planet and not elsewhere in the universe.

    • weasel

      megaquake could happen anytime soon ..the sun is giving off massive cme’s !!!

    • Anonymous

      We warned about this way back when the flooding occurred and we showed a Navy military map of the region along the Mississippi river showing the flooding from the madrid fault caused by earthquakes CAUSED BY HAARP AND NOW WE DISCOVER HOW THEY ARE CAUSED BY THE US MILITARY TOP SECRET FULL SPACE DIVISION UNDER THE NAVY. THIS IS A FALSE FLAG AND IT IS BEING DONE BY THE SAME SHADOW GOVERNMENT THAT DID 9-11 AND ITS PART OF GLOBALIZING AND LOSS OF SOVEREIGNTY. Depopulation and slavery are the objectives by the Satanists running this globe and trying to cause another world war and if that doesn’t work, then ecodisasters were also included in the 1966 Iron Mountain report to force us to globalize. That and alien invasions. Thats why Bill Cooper was killed. Go visit vatic project where there is a 5 part series just on the Space division with a fleet of space ships and big time high tech weapons in space that can be used against others on earth. No wonder are leaders are petrified and afraid of the Israeli’s. Obama just said he has to talk to Netanyahu everyday. Why is that??? To take his orders??? Well, let them try one more false flag and they will be shocked at the reactions. This time no phoney commission is going to save their butts.

    • Anonymous

      It’s not doomer porn, your spirit will let you know, the truth. Pray and ask God he’ll let you see that the period we are now in, is a cyclical period. wake Up! Soon Death will come to Millions. Get ready, its not a joke.

    • Anonymous

      No, but its also not God doing it, rather man made. A satellite called Clementine is in space right now, as are lasers and another HAARP, that makes 5 HAARPS across the planet including the one in space. These people who are doing this are mentally ill and they want to run our planet??? I don’t think so, do you?? Israel has killed more Americans intentionally than all the muslim states put together… so why are we warring with Muslim states??? Why not Israel?? That is who is killing Americans. The USS Liberty, 43 dead, the USS Cole, 23 Dead, 9-11 along with gov insiders (shadow gov) 12,000 dead, there is more but not related to this subject. we have a shadow gov in control of our military and now our high tech space weapons. Holy Cow, when are we going to wake up and take a stand???

    • lindarosemary

      Anonymous you are insane.

    • Etsi Kona

      No Anonymous is not insane. If you had observed what I have going on in the space surrounding our earth, you would not question the post made. While you are sleeping or busy doing other things, there are activities going on in the space above our earth that would send cold chills up your spine. It sure has mine! And I am sure our government is fully involved in many of those activites I have observed. Such as one night when I was traveling and passing near to a major US military base, observed activity movements in space above and split seconds following flashes of activities on the earth base such as flashes from obvious military training activities. I observed this for an hour and would have watched longer, but was afraid family awaiting my arrival would be sending the police looking for me. Anonymous is not fabricating stories.

    • Anti-Religion

      more fear-porn

    • AmrahAOson

      Check out poleshift.ning.com on the new madrid fault. Its so much larger than any of you know. This is just one source there are many. The new madrid fault starts just north of cuba in the gulf and goes all the way to the canadien sheild and also thru the ohio river valley to the st lawrence seaway. As well as a portion of it goes thru chicago, and the great lakes thru niagra to the seaway. almost anywhere there is a river the size of the missisippi there is a coresponding fault underneath it. It does not matter at the time of said disaster who caused it. Nature or man, it needs to be prepared for well before hand by all!! Those who survive can then lay the blame? It has happened in the past and will happen again. What do you think the elite and fema have been preparing for? Whether their fault or mother nature its a very high probability!

    • icynonnie

      Watch Out!!!! OLD FAITHFULL IS WAKING UP………DOES NOT ANYONE WATCH THE IMPORTANT NEWS ANYMORE?

    • Metron

      Nothing will happen. Pay more attention to what your government is doing to erase your civil rights and freedom.

    • Steve From St. Louis

      Breaking News, Jesus may or may not be returning. In the near future after the Antichrist whom may or may not precede the second coming of christ. A comet may or may not strike, and aliens may or may not attack. Tornadoes possible to strike anywhere in the world. Then people may or may not die from old age. Babies may or may not be born and kids may or may not pick their nose.

      • okieshowedem

        Sad thing is there never was a guy name Jesus.
        This is the great Catholic lie.
        The pope back in 1611 when he saw the JKV said this is a perfect translation for the protestants.
        Suday keep Sabbath hating KJV believeing christian are in for a great big let down very soon.
        If you could wrap your mind around this cold hard fact you might be amoung those who are being called out of this christian deception.
        Jesus the christ of the christian religion is the AntiMessiah that all the Hebrew prophets and the apostles of the TRUE MESSIAH wrote and warned us was coming.
        The great apostle said that this lying spirit was alive and well in his day.
        Read that for yourself in 2 Yahchanan ( 2 John ) 7.
        Should you be able to handle the truth then come on by the web site and see what great things Father Yahweh and His Dear Son Yahshua Messiah are doing in your life time.

        http://www.yahweh.com

        May Yahweh bless your understanding.

        Okie

    • Pix

      You’re not thinking big enough. The gulf oil volcano is still spewing oil. When the internal pressure has gone, water will rush in to fill the void. Once that happens it will interact with the magma the oil sits on and cause an explosion the like of which has never been seen. Think super super volcano, 100 times larger than Yellowstone. The explosion will displace the entire sea water in the gulf, goodbye north and south America. Shortly followed by goodbye world.

      Now can we put these stupid end of the world scenarios to bed and get on with living.

    • Blacksheep

      FEAR NOT!

    • Anonymous

      Planetary level catastrophe is not banned on the earth by any power of our nitwit egotism. It may be that a magnetic reversal, coronal mass ejection, or massive ice age will bring on a general extinction event. It’s natural just as it is natural for one to die of any other means. Certainly our normality bias would lead us to think things will go on just as we have been used to. And maybe they will, and maybe they won’t.

    • Anonymous

      I also see this, as “fear porn”….yeah, just what the ppl at this time need. Congratulations on capitulating to the illuminati.

    • Anonymous

      we’re doomed. because beforeitsnews website had a story posted by an idiot who said so.

      good bye world.

    • Anonymous

      And, the sun might explode, devastating the inner solar system, alien civilizations might come and use as as slaves, or worse, food! C’mon! The planet is a dynamic system and all manor of catastrophic scenarios can be imagined, but really!

    • Blacksheep

      Gee, i feel like singing before we all croak

      A 1-2-3 and

      The sun will blow-up tomorrow bet your bottom dollar that tomorrow (low) we’ll all be dead……….

      The sun will blow-up tomorrow bet your bottom dollar that tomorrow (higher) we’ll all be dead………..

      Tomorrow tomorrow the sun will blow up tomorrow it only a day away….

      Anne,,, the new fear porn star

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