1) Iceland has 130 volcanic mountains of which 89 have erupted since 900 A.D.
2) Katla volcano last erupted 96 years ago in 1918. It normally erupts every 13 to 95 years. Katla’s last major eruption was in 1918. It threw so much water from the glacier above it into the atmosphere that it flooded the trenches in Europe making the war difficult to wage for almost a week.
3) Katla erupted in 1700 . It threw so much ash into the air that it blocked enough sunlight to freeze the Mississippi river near New Orleans. Katla also erupted just before the French revolution and forced food prices beyond the reach of the poor.
4) 1816 was a year without a summer. Then as now we had a minimum of sun spot activity which causes global cooling. Mt Tambora in the Dutch East Indies erupted and sent so much ash into the sky that sunlight was partially blocked. Snow and frosts occurred that summer curtailing food production. There were only one billion people then. Today we have more than 7 billion which means we are one big earthquake and one major volcano away from Global Starvation.
5) California has two nuclear power plants almost directly on top of earth quake fault lines. Del Mar racetrack has lost ten horses so far this year. A couple died of heart attacks. Race horses are not old. They were all foals and colts after the events of Fukushima meaning they absorbed radiation more rapidly than adult humans. They are athletes and breathe deeply. They also eat a lot of food and drink a lot of water that could be contaminated with radiation from Fukushima. Fukushima is far away. But California is much closer and any melt downs would add to existing radiation levels.
6) The New Madrid earthquakes were a series of 4 quakes on three separate days that occurred over 53 days from December 16, 1811 to February 7, 1812. Two of those quakes reversed the flow of the Mississippi river. The Mississippi is the fourth longest river in the world. Can you calculate how much force would be required to lift the water in the Mississippi river and send it in the other direction? That is how much force an earthquake can release.
7) The San Andreas fault runs a distance of about 810 miles (1,300 km). A 2006 University of California study concluded that a Mega Thrust quake is more likely to occur on the southern third of the San Andreas fault. The southern section of the fault has not seen a quake in over 300 years. The San Gabriel fault runs through Los Angeles. Both are overdue.
8) There are 800,000 miles (1,287,475 Kms) of water pipes and aqueducts in the US. Americans use almost 400 billion gallons of water a day. The US has 600,000 miles (965,606 Kms) of sewers. Earthquakes on either California or the New Madrid could cut off water and sewers to 20 million Californians or ten million or more people in the center of the US where the New Madrid fault lies. The New Madrid fault covers parts of Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, Arkansas and Tennessee.
9) The US has more than 300,000 miles (482,803 Kms) of natural gas pipelines and 150,000 miles (241,402 Kms) of crude oil and gasoline pipelines. The New Madrid fault line is in the center of America and is near most oil and natural gas production. If quakes severed these pipelines, America would grind to a halt for an extended period of time due to shortages of oil, natural gas and gasoline.
10) If one or more of the nuclear power plants facing either the Missouri or Mississippi rivers melted down and spilled into either river, they would turn the Gulf of Mexico and hence the Atlantic Ocean into a toxic waste dump. The Pacific Ocean is already losing life forms along the Canadian and American west coasts due to Fukushima.
11) California’s Salton Sea and surrounding basin is near the San Andreas fault. There have been earthquake swarms in the area. The USGS is studying four active volcanoes on the south side of the Salton Sea. There is a large pool of magma 2 to 4 miles below the volcanoes. They think an earthquake would send the magma to the surface in a giant volcanic eruption. The volcanoes have been emitting a rotten egg smell (Hydrogen Sulfide) which has been detected 120 miles away in Los Angeles and San Diego. It was this same smell that preceded the eruption of Vesuvius which buried Pompeii in 79 AD.
12) An 8.35 earthquake releases the same power as two 25 megaton Hydrogen bombs. In the 1906 San Francisco earthquake a road was thrown 20 feet. At that time a dirt road’s sudden movement in a rural county immediately north of the city did little damage.
13) America has a $4 trillion deficit in repair to its infrastructure. Legal and illegal immigration is increasing the demand for new schools, roads, bridges, dams, sewers and hospitals. Earthquakes in California and in the New Madrid area could add a trillion dollars to that repair bill. As we have seen, some of those repairs to interstate roads, water aqueducts and gasoline and natural gas pipelines would be urgent. Money for those repairs are already scarce.
14) Imagine the abrupt change to life in southern California that a major earthquake would produce. Early one morning a major earthquake erupts and it takes down the freeways. Roads rupture. Overpasses fall to the ground making escape by auto impossible. The quake lasts more than 2 minutes. In the second minute the sewers and the water pipelines rupture. The natural gas pipelines break and cause fires. There is no water to fight fires. There is no electricity so 20 million people cannot buy food and gasoline with credit cards, debit cards and EBT Food Stamp cards. In any event the gas pumps won’t work without electricity though a few battery operated pumps could be set up for emergency vehicles but none of the gas will be given to civilians. They will have no drinking water. Most people did not understand that they were supposed to store water for emergencies and that the first thing to do is to fill the tub and all available containers with water. There will be no hospitals.
15) Feeding and housing 20 million southern Californians will be beyond the abilities of the federal government. Just giving them emergency medical treatment and water to drink will be a herculean task. This task would be compounded if the volcanoes at the Salton Sea erupted. And, if the San Onofre nuclear power plant were to meltdown, the radiation released would force people to evacuate. But where would they go? How would they find a job? How much tax money would the US government lose each month and for how many months before the economy recovers?
16) In 1906 the psychologist William James went from Stanford to San Francisco and noticed how well people worked together. That was then. This is now. Los Angeles has well over 100,000 Street Gang members. What will they do? The answer is anything they want. There will not be much of a police presence. George Hemminger talked to gangbangers in California who said they would be committing, robbery, rape, murder and mayhem.
17) Depending on how severe the earthquakes are in the New Madrid area, the US could have 4 to 6 to 8 nuclear power plants melt down. There is a problem with the electrical power grid. US nuclear power plants rely on electricity from the power grid for cooling when they are shut down. If the power grid goes down, the plants rely on batteries to keep the cooling process going for 4 to 8 hours. After that they would use generators. But the situation could become dire if the power grid remained down for too long.
18) The long term problem would be the health risks of radiation releases from 6 or more American Fukushimas. Safe food would be a concern. When Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State, she negotiated with the Japanese to allow them to ship fish they caught off the coast of Fukushima directly into America without being inspected for radiation. This is obviously harmful to American consumers. But after 6 melt downs on US soil, the US will have a problem finding safe food to eat. I would personally recommend that you try greenhouses and aquaponics. But the problem there would be neighbors and government officials taking your food away from you.
19) The Indo-Australian plate is active as well as the entire Pacific ring of fire. Buoys measure water columns to predict tsunamis that move across the ocean at 500 mph. In a recent quake near Australia buoys thousands of miles apart became active within 20 minutes of each other. Because tsunamis cannot travel at 10,000 mph we know that the Indo-Australian plate is active and the entire area of the South Pacific is likely to have major quakes.
What we need to do is to develop locally generated power to replace both the power grid which loses electricity due to resistance in those wires transporting electrons over long distances. The United States government has Tesla technology. Nikola Tesla discovered alternating current electricity. In 1934 He said he had a mechanism for generating tremendous electrical force and a means of intensifying and amplifying the force developed by that mechanism. The government seized 155 boxes and crates of Tesla’s lab notes and equipment when he died in 1943. They have spent billions of dollars every year perfecting his work and on other clandestine research which they have kept hidden from the public.
The government or rather the people who think they own our government have done such a poor job running things that we as a people will soon have a choice between extinction and survival which is to say a choice between accepting more of this abuse from above or learning to say No to tyranny. The choice is ours and not theirs.
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“The government seized 155 boxes and crates of Tesla’s lab notes and equipment when he died in 1943. They have spent billions of dollars every year perfecting his work and on other clandestine research which they have kept hidden from the public.”
Maybe if the elite weren’t so stuck up, arrogant and power hungry, they could have let Tesla build his revolutionary technology instead of killing him. The bastards get what they deserve. Unfortunately, we the people of the world all have to suffer because of their want for absolute power. Hang ’em all!!
“There is a problem with the electrical power grid. US nuclear power plants rely on electricity from the power grid for cooling when they are shut down. If the power grid goes down, the plants rely on batteries to keep the cooling process going for 4 to 8 hours. After that they would use generators. But the situation could become dire if the power grid remained down for too long.”
I mention this every time people or shows talk about the power grid going down. Everyone ALWAYS fails to mention nuclear power plants in their articles. They talk about logistics, sick people in hospitals, emergency services, communication, food, water, etc, but fail to mention the worst of it all, which is the nuclear plants melting down and making all life above ground contaminated for thousands of years like the Fukushima nuclear power plants are currently doing to the people of Japan.
I am and have always been a firm advocate of shutting down and getting rid of all nuclear power plants ASAP. The dangers FAR FAR outweigh the benefits of their use.