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I have posted this under Grand Solar Minimum thread, but I am posting separately in the hopes it reaches more readers.

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Mother Earth is suddenly becoming very active in terms of volcanic eruptions and earthquakes.

It is not unusual for activity to pick up in solar minimums and so we are right on track.

 

Volcanic Activity

 

In the Philippines Taal Volcano suddenly erupted and began to gush lava, ash, and steam 6 to 9 miles into the atmosphere. Manila's Airport had to shut down and villagers evacuate. Authorities are warning that the activity is anything but over and the worse may be yet to come. Authorities are warning of a hazardous explosive eruption.

 

In South America, Sabacaya volcano blasted a plume of ash 24,000 feet into the air. Bueno Aires warned of the ash plume that Threatened air traffic.

 

Mt. Popocatepetl shot ash 4 miles into the air and spewed lava. The volcano is only 40 miles southeast of Mexico City and 26 million people. In history, the volcano buried Aztec cities in super-heated mud and ash. Popo has been active since the '90s but it has been growing in activity.

 

In Alaska, Shishaldin Volcano roared to life with an initial blast of ash 19,000 feet. During the increase, the volcano spewed ash 25,000 feet high. That's 5 miles.

 

Earthquakes

 

Puerto Rico has experienced over 1000 earthquakes. Three were over 5.0 with one of those over 6.0 Buildings have been collapsing and many residents have resorted to sleeping outdoors for fear of dying in the homes.

 

GSM's are known for increasing activity around the world and this minimum is no exception.

These are only the major volcanos waking up. There are many more that are active but not in a major way. As I write this morning 17 volcanoes are listed as Active globally and 10 are listed under Warning.

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Taal Volcano is sometimes referred to as a GSM Volcano as it usually has a major eruption during the Grand Solar Minimum.

 

https://www.news.com.au/technology/environment/rumbling-volcano-prompts-evacuation/news-story/0975050c5e28a62d62b7e21d479e0089

 

This couple was not about to let the volcano spoil their wedding. An the photographer got a bang up shot.

 

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Electrical activity was high.

 

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That lightning picture is amazing!

 

It sure does seem deep solar minimums have some kind of a connection to this.

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Winter 2020-21 stats

 

Total Snowfall = 7.0"

Day with 1" or more snow depth = 5

Total Hail = 0.0"

Coldest Low = 23

Lows 32 or below = 52

Highs 32 or below = 2

Lows 20 or below = 0

Highs 40 or below = 5

 

 

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Taal has been quite active since 2019, with a growing list of gas emissions, quakes, and minor eruptions. This latest eruption steps into new territory and vucanologists are are convinced now that magma is being pumped into the magma chamber from the depths. Hundreds of earthquakes have continued.

 

Taal itself is a massive caldera tens of miles across (see above) with a volcanic cone in the lake. In 1965, Taal produced a VEI 4 eruption that covered tens of square miles with up to 10 inches (25 centimeters) of ash and killed hundreds of people. That eruption was from the central island in Lake Taal and was phreatomagmatic -- an eruption driven by mixing water and magma. Adding water can enhance the explosivity of an eruption, so more ash is produced.

 

 

https://www.discovermagazine.com/planet-earth/new-eruption-from-one-of-the-most-dangerous-volcanoes-in-the-philippines

 

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Best to ask the atmospheric nerds here.  

I do believe volcanos affect our atmosphere but they recently stated in the news that there were upwards of 3 million volcanoes, fissures, and fumerols in our oceans.  That's a lot of heating not to mention chemicals spewing out into the ocean. How they affect the oceanic temps and Nino/Nina cycle is for the weather nerds.  

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6 hours ago, iFred said:

Just waiting for the Cascade area to wake up a bit.

You think we'll see some action on our continent in the next couple years?

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On 3/21/2021 at 5:26 AM, Tom said:

You think we'll see some action on our continent in the next couple years?

I kind of doubt it. Usually there is a lede up to these things and it has just been somewhat silent.

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Just for fun.  Consider the uptick in activity in the supervolcano in Italy at the usually quiet Phlegrean Fields. While active but quiet for many decades activity has steadily increased.  In the US we worry about the Casacde chain and Yellowstone, but the Phlegregrean Fields have the ability to knock us all back into the Stone Age.  Vesuvius last really vigorous eruption was during WW2.  But the Field in general have remained steadily quiet until recently.

https://www.volcanodiscovery.com/campi-flegrei-earthquakes.html

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While the Cascade question came up I thought I's add that the largest quake in the past 12 months was in Alaskas islands.  Nothing to sneeze at.

Major mag. 7.8 earthquake - 105 km SSE of Perryville, Alaska (USA) on Wednesday, 22 July 2020 - information

Update Wed 22 Jul 2020 06:35

Tsunami warning: 
National Tsunami Warning Center issued a tsunami alert. 

Tsunami Warning in Effect for: * SOUTH ALASKA AND THE ALASKA PENINSULA, Pacific coasts from

   Kennedy Entrance, Alaska (40 miles SW of Homer) to Unimak

   Pass, Alaska (80 miles NE of Unalaska)


 

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