It’s another big one! A magnitude 6.5 - 49km NE of Karakul, strikes Tajikistan, making it the 4th major quake to hit earth since Monday.
And major quakes were predicted on Monday by The Big Wobble as a major coronal hole turned to face the Earth See here
On Tuesday the stricken nuclear station, Fukushima had it's cooling system shut down, a meteor burned through the sky and a tsunami evacuation warning after a powerful mag 6.9 quake hit Japan. And on Thursday a massive 7.2 earthquake rocked El Salvador as Hurricane Otto made landfall!
The massive coronal hole is now moving away from Earth facing but we are still in the danger zone, see below.
Photo NASA SDO
This afternoon's major quake was the 11th of this November and the 123rd of 2016.
The West coast of the US is looking more and more vulnerable as its the only area of the "ring of fire" not to witness a major quake this year and the law of averages would suggest "the big one" has to come sooner or later.
Magnitude 6.9 - 37km ESE of Namie, Japan, close to Fukushima: Second major quake in 24 hours as massive coronal hole faces Earth
New Zealand under the cosh! A massive magnitude 7.8 hits South Island with 40 aftershocks above mag 4. including 4 mag 6 +'s and a tsunami warning
Two major quakes strike the South Pacific last night within 250km's of each other and only 20 minutes apart
A magnitude 6.3 - Philippines is the 10th major quake of Sept: Expect more major quakes in the coming days
Earthquakes in diverse places: Mag 5.4 - 8km S of Kyonju, South Korea just 3 days after N Korea detonate a nuke causing a mag 5.3 quake
A mag 6.0 - 51km N of Moyobamba, Peru: Earthquakes in diverse places-mag 5.9 kills at least 13 in Tanzania