This informative video is vital information on why we are having such crazy weather and goes along way to answering our questions.



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Greenland ice sheet IS melting but much of the heating is coming from INSIDE the earth not global warming

Quakes for September 2013

 magnitude quake strikes Guatemala: planet reeling from series of powerful earthquakes

Since the beginning of September, the planet has been reeling from a series of major earthquakes striking across the globe from Canada to Japan.

September 7, 2013 – GUATEMALA – A 6.6-magnitude earthquake has hit Guatemala’s Pacific coastline, US seismologists say. The US Geological Survey said the quake struck around three miles (6km) south of Pajapita, at a depth of 42 miles (68km). Guatemala’s

Largest volcano on Earth found lurking in depths of Pacific Ocean

September 6, 2013 – JAPAN – A seamount in the northwestern Pacific Ocean may be the largest volcano on Earth, and could rival the largest in the solar system — the mighty Olympus Mons on Mars — according to oceanographers

6.0 magnitude earthquake strikes off coast of northern Philippines

September 6, 2013 – PHILIPPINES – A strong 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the northern Philippines late Friday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties, officials said. The quake was recorded at 7:33 pm local time

6.0 magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of Costa Rica

September 5, 2013 – COSTA RICA – 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

75: Karangetang volcano (Siau Island, Indonesia): incandescent lava at summit, alert raised

September 5, 2013 – Indonesia – A new eruption could be underway at the volcano. VSI raised the alert to 3 (Siaga, alert) on a scale of 1-4, following the observation of incandescent lava at the summit and glowing rockfalls

Ticking time bomb: Japan’s Sakurajima volcano rocked by another large explosion- damages cars

September 4, 2013 – JAPAN – A moderately large vulcanian explosion occurred this morning, producing significant fallout of lapilli and small bombs in several kilometers distance. Cars parked at the Arimura Lava observatory observation point to the south of the

74: Peru’s Ubinas Volcano erupts five times in 48 hours: awakens with strong activity

September 4, 2013 – PERU – On the evening of Sept. 1, the Ubinas Volcano in Moquegua registered two small eruptions. A third eruption occurred the following day, and now the volcano has errupted twice more, bringing the total to

6.5 magnitude earthquake strikes Alaska’s Aleutian Island chain

September 4, 2013 – ALASKA – A magnitude 6.5 earthquake was recorded Tuesday in waters off Alaska’s remote Aleutian Islands region, where a 7.0 quake hit just last week. The Alaska Tsunami Warning Center said there was no danger of

6.5 magnitude earthquake strikes Japan’s Izu Islands

September 4, 2013 – JAPAN – A strong earthquake shook the Tokyo area and eastern Japan today, though no injuries or damage were immediately reported. The Japan Meteorological Agency said the quake registered a magnitude of 6.9 but was centered …


Fuego volcano (Guatemala): increasing lava emission with pyroclastic flows

September 3, 2013 – GUATEMALA – A phase of increased lava flow activity occurred this morning from about 6 am local time, generating a series of pyroclastic flows that descended several ravines on different, but mostly the southwestern side of

6.5 magnitude earthquake strikes off eastern Indonesia

September 1, 2013 – INDONESIA – A powerful 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck off eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the United States Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued. The quake struck in waters near the Barat Daya islands in Maluku …

Peru snow state of emergency extended to more regions

September 02, 2013 –PERU – The Peruvian government has extended to nine more regions a state of emergency called to cope with unusually cold weather and heavy snowfall. At least two people have died and 33,000 others have been affected