Japan experts warn of more quakes off Fukushima coast — Gov’t: There’s fear ‘relatively large’ ones will occur — Recent M6.8 a “delayed tectonic reaction” to M9.0 on 3/11 — “This is just one aftershock of several to come… could occur in next 2 weeks” (VIDEO)

Published: July 15th, 2014 at 4:37 am ET


AFP, July 11, 2014 (emphasis added): Japan braced for more aftershocks of giant 2011 quake — Seismologists said [the M6.8] earthquake that struck near Japan’s shuttered Fukushima nuclear site early Saturday was an aftershock of the tremor that sparked 2011’s deadly tsunami, and warned of more to come. […] Seismologist Yasuhiro Yoshida  of the Japan Meteorological Agency said it was a delayed tectonic reaction to the 9.0-magnitude quake which left the Fukushima nuclear power plant in a meltdown crisis […]

Inquisitr, July 12, 2014: […] experts warn that this is just one aftershock of several to come from 2011′s killer quake […] According to Japan Today, seismologists warn that the Fukushima earthquake was a delayed reaction to the monster quake from 2011. Seismologist Yasuhiro Yoshida of the Japan Meteorological Agency said, “There are fears that relatively large earthquakes will occasionally occur in the ocean area where aftershocks of the great earthquake continue […] The aftershock activity has been steadily declining on a long-term basis. But aftershocks, accompanied by tsunamis, will still occur.” Yoshida mentioned that aftershocks could occur in the next two weeks […]

IRIB, July 12, 2014: Experts warn of quake aftershocks in Japan — Experts have warned that Japan’s northeastern coast, where the Fukushima nuclear power plant lies, is prone to more aftershocks of the huge 2011 earthquake. The warning came after a quake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale hit near the Fukushima nuclear site on Saturday morning.

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Published: July 15th, 2014 at 4:37 am ET


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156 comments to Japan experts warn of more quakes off Fukushima coast — Gov’t: There’s fear ‘relatively large’ ones will occur — Recent M6.8 a “delayed tectonic reaction” to M9.0 on 3/11 — “This is just one aftershock of several to come… could occur in next 2 weeks” (VIDEO)

    • clamshellernh clamshellernh

      Sorry but due to the problems here I can't find if this was posted , I'm sure it was .
      This should be picked up ..wtf no detection , do we have webcam watchers for this period of time that may have seen something ..???
      How about radiation levels that we the public have ?
      It seems that we know nothing !
      Nothing but what we are monitoring
      Wow is all I can say

      t4 Trillion Becquerels Released Over 4 Hours From Unit 3 During Demolition | SimplyInfo

      July 15th, 2014 | Add a Comment
      Yahoo News is reporting that over a 4 hour period of demolition work on unit 3 in August 2013, 4 trillion becquerels of contamination were disbursed into the air. Monitoring stations at Futaba, Namie and at the plant were used to make the estimate. It was estimated that a radiation rate of .04 bq/cm was deposited on nearby lands. Plant monitoring for the related dates at Fukushima Daiichi didn’t show significant changes to the monitoring posts. So far there has been no explanation how such a massive release could happen at the plant without drastically changing the monitoring posts on site.

    • name999 name999

      Proton…did he say fear??? Who would be afraid of more earthquakes in Fukushima?
      We have been reduced to this…


  • PhilipUpNorth PhilipUpNorth

    Many thanks, Proton, for the reminder of the very moment that atomic power died.
    What we are fighting now is what the economists term a "dead cat bounce" as the atomic power industry attempts to right the ship, and steer a new course.
    Atomic plants really ARE atom bombs just waiting to go off.
    Even their design flaws have design flaws.
    MOX in Reactor3 spread enough plutonium over the Earth to kill us all.

    Where is the corium, eh, TEPCO?

    Certainly the corium is NOT inside containment.
    But you still won't say where the cores are, will you?
    Any one of these cores lost to nature could cause the collapse of the Pacific Ocean Ecosystem.
    And you have 3 lost cores!

    • nedlifromvermont

      * re: "atomic bombs waiting to go off." … pre-positioned radioactive dirty bombs at the very least …

      and the fact is: atom bombed sites are largely cleared of the long-lived nasties: cesium, strontium, plutonium … by the blast itself …. aerosolized particulate matter scattered to the four winds and high into the atmosphere … A spent fuel pool fire scenario spreads much more massive quantities of the deadly isotopes to a surrounding area, which dose will linger in the soil, in the biota, in the local memory for much longer …

      A city exists today around the blast sites at both Hiroshima and Nagasaki … no city will ever bloom again at the Chernobyl Site, or at Futuba on the Tohoku Coast, no matter how many millions of bags of radioactive dirt they plan to bulldoze, bag up and leave around to leach back out, its terrible poisons … or burn them up and send them back via the jet stream to where they came from …

      the land of the hormetic free and the home of the radioactive brave … to good ol' USA, at the General Electric fuel fabrication site Castle Hayne; near Wilmington, North Carolina … the zirconium cladding, oh so tender;

      Memo to GE:Exit the Nuclear Power Business Now!!

      And we get it already with the little brown eyed girl soporifically expounding on her mother's ability "to make trains which are friends with trees" … the music .. the look;

      It's Goebbels' methods: Propaganda. Have the decency to admit the truth!

      • Gasser Gasser

        The Star Spangel Banner

        ~The bad way it is~

        Oh, say can you see….by the dawn's early Gamma ray light
What so fearfully we failed….of the twilight's last gleaming.

Whose broad spreading Corium's and bright sky shine….through perilous fright
O'er the chemical ramparts we watched….Atomic water come streaming.

And the Corium's red glare….the hydro volcanoes bursting in air

        Gave proof through the night….that NRC bullshitter's were still there.

O say, does that Rising Sun banner yet wave
O'er the land of the dying and the Yakuza thugs so naive.

        O say, does that star-spangled banner yet wave
O'er the contaminated USA….land of the Tax enslaved.

        And the home of the blind sheeple so naive


        ~The good way it should be~

        Oh, say can you see….by the dawn's early computer back light
What so intensely enenews'ers breath held….at the poster's last streaming.

Whose broad spreading truth with bright minds…..through courageous might
O'er the LCD screens we watched…..Pro Nuker's just dreaming.

And the posters LCD screen glare….lit up for solutions to stop Nuclides in air

        Gave proof through the nights that enenews truth heros were still there.

O say, does that NO! NUKES! banner yet wave

        O'er the internet of the wise and the intelligent not so naive.

        O say, does that reinstated star-spangled banner yet wave
O'er the United States of America….the land of the smart and brave.

        ~Gasser Classic~

  • dan dan

    ….and possibly going for a forth.

    Oh, and Never never invite tepco along on an Easter egg hunt…..

    They're so bad at finding stuff, you'll be stuck eating the darn things for YEARS after.

  • Ontological Ontological

    The latest sky damage is unbelievable, as the Cesium, and other metallic ELEments in our near future atmospheric water droplet configuration reflection/refraction gets worse, light is going to behave very differently in our atmospheric QED.
    More quakes are only going to add to the issues.
    K line spectral Yellow emission is diminished already, and soon the plants will begin to suffer, and sea/aquatic plants dependent on penetrating sunlight are going to be in the dark at much less depths. Yet one more issue were going to have depleting Oxygen at an alarming rate. This is screwing up signals, soon conventional TV antennas may not work very well, and not long before satellite, and microwave bands are effected. There goes all the latest high tech toys right out the window. I fear this will cause even bigger threats to our energy grids, and anything vulnerable to solar X flare activity. Our current lameness is going to cost Human kind dearly.


    • Byrian420 Byrian420

      If you can see cesium in the clouds doesn't that mean we can see radiation then and it's not invisible. What colors are uranium and plutonium.

      • nedlifromvermont

        @Brian420: you cannot see the gaseous forms of our atomic stew … but as with invisible nitrogen and oxygen, visible light (a form of non-ionizing radiation its own right) is affected by the gaseous yet invisible, cesium bearing molecules in our atmosphere … We've always had colors at sunset, they can be particularly colorful for months following a major volcanic eruption … such as Pinatubo …

        But Onto is suggesting that the accumulating cesium, in the mid and upper layers of the atmosphere, put out continuously now for three plus years, is giving an extra layer of pink to the evening sky. An "Alpenglow" so to speak, usually reserved for high elevations with lots of frozen water, ice and snow … cesium gas tends to refract light in the direction of pink (indigo and violet) …

        or so I gather … correct me if I'm wrong …

        The rainfall tends to wash this cesium out of the atmosphere and deposits the isotopes with "rain outs." The atmospheric reloading with cesium continues non-stop from the Fukushima disaster site … despite what tales you may have been led to believe through GE's relentless propaganda campaign …

        Oy vey!

        peace …

      • Ontological Ontological

        Cesium is metal. It is reflective. It causes scatter of the sunlight to pink. It is in the water droplets and is refracting now. It is causing reflection so bad that at the right times cams are being completely washed out due to the solar reflection directly back into the camera. This is basically Cesium collide, (like koolaid) in the rain drops. It is PERMANANTLY screwing up the QED of the sunlight in the air. And yes you can see this shit!. PU is red U is yellow, CS is pink.

        • Ontological Ontological

          Also on these EQs, it was actually a release from pressure caused by the Sri Lanka event in 2004, which forced the Honshu event. This was listed along with much other stuff as to the cause of the 'accident'. Officially it was dragged through the mud by the geo guys as to the actual Magnitude. It was listed as a R6.9 originally. I saw (before they removed it after 311) a list as to how strong the tsunami was. It should have been much larger in Hawaii and on the West coast USA. The direction of the monster wave was all wrong too, but I will leave that to the conspiracy theory experts.


      • dharmasyd dharmasyd

        @ Byrian420..See Richard P. Feynman's "QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter," from library, on Kindle, or purchase from Amazon, etc. for explanation on how invisible radiation can be seen as color in certain atmospheric conditions.
        And TY to Onto & Nedli for the explanations.

    • name999 name999

      ontological…I saw those purple clouds rolling in…very purple…more than these clouds. West Coast.

  • or-well

    New here?
    Can't register to comment?
    Haven't been here in awhile and can't log in?
    Oh well, them's the breaks.

  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    An aftershock ..3 years later?
    How about a brand new earthquake.. prompted by the 'new' earthquake ..in 'new' (post-mega earthquake) geological conditions?

    • We Not They Finally

      Yeah, I always thought that aftershocks happened only in the DAYS following an earthquake, not YEARS following. And how can the person cited above say it is likely to happen again in the next two weeks? If he is accurate, what is it being based upon?

      The same old "What are we not being told?"

      • nedlifromvermont

        After a major earthquake, the aftershock frequency and strength data distribution are fairly compelling: A nine quake would tend to generate say one eight within twelve months, ten sevens, a hundred sixes etc. …

        Now it is three years on … still after quaking … but new quake stresses always building, building on other faults … on this fault …

        On Topic: GE planned its assault on the biosphere with nuclear reactors in the fifties, long before Alfred Wegener's original "plate tectonics" theory became widely accepted, in the 1960's, which should have put the kibosh on GE's plans to nuclearize Japan… But this rogue corporation (in spite of the cute little brown-eyed girl) always maintained a cavalier attitude about machines it sold: "What do we care what our customer does with our product after we sell it to them? It's none of your concern!!!" (directed at the honest technician …. shades of "put on your management hat."

        With GE, as far as all the history I can find on the subject, it has always been about the top line number: Gross Sales (by any means.)

        Great Grandaddy Charles Albert Coffin would not be pleased.

        Not pleased at all …

    • davidh7426 davidh7426

      How about a foreshock for something much bigger and nastier ?

      Now that's something you'd definitely not advertise, unless you had too, considering how basic earthquake prediction is.

  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    Oops..a new earthquake..prompted by the new geological conditions… caused by the mega earthquake.

    At this rate ..all quakes ..will be labeled as aftershocks..ad finitum ..I guess.

    • GQR2

      I heard that too, and had to wonder is there no time limit for aftershocks,the suggestion is laughable and absurd. Must be TepCo or the Japanese Government putting that out there. An Aftershock,how preposterous and if the area is so prone surely it should not be repopulated as another layer of DEADLY radiation is guaranteed,by their own logic. Perhaps it something they are going to use as Plant Radiation Leakage Continues to skyrocket up and blame it on Tremors or something?

      • Sadbuttrue Sadbuttrue

        I think aftershocks can occur years later, or maybe the great earthquake is a foreshock and the worst is yet to come.

        • We Not They Finally

          Aftershocks YEARS later is something I never even heard of before they started doing it with Fukushima. Maybe they just know that the Earth was cracked so badly, that it will keep cracking, so calling it "aftershocks" takes away any calling to explain it or to prepare for perhaps the inevitable. Maybe it's just ONE of the many reasons that living in northern Japan has become hazardous to life.

        • PhilipUpNorth PhilipUpNorth

          There is a set of aftershocks of prescribed sizes that regularly occur for each major earthquake.
          There was such a schedule published for the 3/11 EQ.
          My guess is that when the EQ happened the other day, Yoshida went back to the list, and saw a gap into which the current EQ fit nicely.
          He probably also noticed that some of the larger aftershocks on the list haven't occurred, and put out the warning.

          There were many funny things about the 3/11 EQ that didn't add up.
          The lack of aftershocks, and the lack of structural damage prior to the tsumani were just two of them.

          • PhilipUpNorth PhilipUpNorth

            I saw just a list of predicted aftershocks that was included in an article following the 3/11 EQ.
            But here is a paper on the topic that is interesting, and which presents the science on thich the predictions are based.

          • We Not They Finally

            Really? And maybe you are right, but in the past, aftershocks always seemed to be very UN-predictable — how large and/or when, But you say that they published a SCHEDULE? Maybe they did do that, but it sounds wrong, fishy.

            Also, there was such a relatively small gap between the earthquake and the tsunami (an hour or two? — I don't know,) that no one could possibly measure damage in the interim. And they did seem very intent on blaming the damage to the NPP's on the tsunami, not the earthquake, as a pretext for NOT strengthening anti-earthquake standards!

            This is all, yes, fishy, or "funny," as you put it. But so many stats seem to be made up as they go along.

            • nedlifromvermont

              earthquake to tsunami gap was forty-two minutes … at FD#1

              MIT nuclear professors will tell you that this gap was the first successful demonstration of the Emergency Core Cooling Systems (ECCS) in the Mark One BWR … that it worked flawlessly, after which time the backup power systems were lost from the previously widely predicted flooding, from a previously widely predicted tsunami height … and the perfect operation of the ECCS was stopped and mayhem ensued …

              for which mayhem General Elecric is conveniently shelded for damages down to the last brass farthing … how convenient …. Hint: Buy some more of that company's stock … …. NOT … the lying bastards of GE.

              Memo to Big Nuke: Plate tectonics is bad for nukes …

              peace …

          • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

            "There is a set of aftershocks of prescribed sizes that regularly occur for each major earthquake."

            Prescribed by event…shock in response to shock…until 'settling'. at which time dynamic build-up starts, again..

            ..rather like an orgasm…..LOL.

    • mairs mairs

      What is an aftershock but more earthquakes prompted by the new geological conditions? The larger the main shock, the longer afterwards that aftershocks can happen. Yes, they can happen three years after the main event.

  • enoughalready45 enoughalready45

    The Japanese government will encourage people to move back into unsafe areas even knowing the increased potential for significant earthquakes exists. I wish the Japanese people would have a national strike against the re-populating of those areas and the re-opening of nuclear facilities. The whole country needs to do something that the world's media cannot ignore.

    • We Not They Finally

      Moving back to earthquake-prone areas? How and when an earthquake strikes is still a "maybe." But moving back is certain death with the radioactivity! If not for everyone currently (that can be a quick process or a slow, debilitating one,) then their children and grandchildren. Will they even HAVE viable grandchildren?

      Yes, we wish…. it's also hard to say what other people are or aren't in a position to do. There is an interview on fairewinds/org with a Japanese woman who has been back and forth, and she said that people are being forced back to their homes in dangerous areas or they lose their living stipends. And a lawsuit to try to at least evacuate children from those areas was thrown out of court without even being tried.

      I don't know what people forced to choose between no money or no health do. Even at the time of the French Revolution (for example,) the culture as a whole may have lacked bread, but there were still young men healthy and strong, not tied down, living by their wits, to mount an opposition. In Japan, a land weighed down with familial obligations and declining health, don't know what people are in a position to do these days.

      What "should" happen (if/when it could) of course, is a mothers' march about "You're killing our children!" But if/when it did happen, we probably would not hear about it anyway.

      • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

        Women were very influential..in the French Revolution.
        A women's opinion was respected.

        Madame Roland: "O liberty! What crimes are committed in thy name!"

        It is not the same in Japan.
        Japan is full of sexism.

        Women crying in the streets ..would be observed ..as just that ..women crying in the streets.

        • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

          Women crying in the streets…
          It's always that way isn't it?

          The flag goes up. .the bugle blaring .."Charge"..bullets flying..fires starting…screaming ..women and children running for their lives ..women crying.

          A drone flies over.. explosions ..screaming ..women and children running for their lives…women crying.

          • Homolumina Homolumina

            We wil suffer from the ever waged wars of uninitiated spermlings, who can only project into the world who they are – war mongering immature, aggressive, goal oriented, territorial, competitive, hierarchy forming nuisances, who will plague us with their drama forever unless male initiation becomes a cultural institution again. Before the non initiated war lords took over some 6000 years ago there were no wars for 30.000 years. Japan is an example of a dysfunctional male society, which are naturally death oriented – as long as the males are not initiated, means reconnected to life, to the planet, they will take us down, and women and children and animals suffering. ENOUGH !

            I also see that all the earthquakes and other geological disturbances are a result of the growing and heating up earth. We are moving through the galactic equator and are picking up particle bombardment (neutrinos ?). All celestial bodies are rapidly growing/heating up right now.

            • Homolumina Homolumina

              Please see this animation about the growing earth here:


              Here an inspiring researcher, Nassim Haramein, presenting some stunning conclusions:


              Somewhere in those genius brains must be a solution to our situation. Initiating males is one part, resolving the environmental pollution – including nuclear poisoning – the other.

            • We Not They Finally

              homolumina, VERY interesting that you brought up about moving through the galactic equator and the planet heating up. There is apparently research that OTHER planets are heating up, too, not just Earth. But I still in no way, shape, or form, let the climate disruption issue rest just on the the backs of natural processes. In fact, it seems that anything/everything that could go wrong with the natural universe is "capitalized on" and made way worse with the likes of geoengineering, fracking, nuclear poisoning, the Gulf oil disaster, and the like.

              • We Not They Finally

                P.S Unclear why you keep harping on initiation, however. Brutal cultures have rituals at puberty which may socialize young men, also bring them closer to nature, but do not necessarily dispel war at all. On the other hand, a sound humane upbringing will put aggression into context and make for a better adult whether there are any rituals at all.

                Thus I wonder if your obsession is just a diversion. (Just wondering….)

              • Homolumina Homolumina

                Agreed WeNotThey… we contribute…
                Regarding the initiation issue: I am repeating it over and over because it is a big piece in the puzzle as of why we are at where we are at; this is a question often asked in this forum, when people for all the right reasons in the world do not understand how other human beings could bring us to the edge of extinction – it is a key information, a root cause. I am bringing it up because I really want us to be able to survive as a species and it is a key – without initiating males we will not make it. This way this information is deeply interlinked with all that is going on here and elsewhere in the world. If you are interested I am happy to lay the whole topic out for you in a private email.
                Blessings your way and much love for everybody here

            • Patriarchy = genocide

              Matriarchy = life

              • MF

                It takes both to sustain humanity unless you're a proponent of asexual reproduction.

                • Shaker1

                  Respectfully, MF that statement, as well as the Doctor's, make in reality little sense.

                  MF, matriarchy is not about reproduction. It may have implications in a view of reproduction, but its extent is no further than that.

                  And, Dr. I hope you've seen enough of my posts to understand that what I say is simply an attempt to place the terms in a proper perspective and is in no way a remark about you. But a system which is lacking balance, be it one or the other, has fatal flaws. Balance is the key. It may be because for most of the viewpoint is from a dominate patriarchal structure that we somewhat naturally view its opposite as 'good'.

                  When one looks at such a symbol as the yin/yang, is it intended to be broken down into its components, or as a single unit? Entertaining the components may be necessary to achievement of unity, but once that has been accomplished they can be disregarded. I totally agree, and feel that it's silly and unintelligent that in patriarchal manifestations we've seen on the order of half of the contribution and insight of humanity might be lost. I will say, too, that I believe the 'feminine' (a really loaded word…) aspect of ourselves might make me believe that culturally oriented to that aspect might be more beneficial. But the fact is that cultures have been successful by either definition, and Homolumina's initiations are attempts to attain balance. I might think them unnecessary in a culture that has balance as its goal.

                • so literal you are, tough time with abstract concepts?

                • Sparky Sparky

                  This MF is simply wasting 'Newsers' time and Enenews space. He covers a lot of territory/threads with his curt nonsensical sputterings. IMO, not much value anymore in engaging this lame troll wannabe.

                  He's had his 15 minutes of fame. He obviously has NO credibility in his own tiny little "professional" network, and whatever family or "friends" he has left are probably relieved that he's found a new obsession: trolling on Enenews.

                  Full circle, IMO perhaps best not to feed this MFer's already over-inflated ego.

                  Let's starve the troll. Simply ignore, report; ignore, report; repeat as needed. Even the most casual Enenews visitor will understand that this character has NOTHING to add to the discussion.

                  • We Not They Finally

                    Chill out, Sparky. No one is clear why anyone would name themselves "MF" in the first place…

                  • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

                    I doubt if he is a professional. I just reading Full Body Burden about Rocky Flats. There in the 1950s and 1960s most workers start as a janitor. Then they move up to guard. Then into Health Physics. Such a person in Health Physics monitors the workers to make sure that they haven't become too contaminated with radioactivity to continue working. It's a dangerous job that no one would want if they hadn't been brain washed by higher ups into believing that their job is safe.

                    He probably has no education. So pity him. He is no Ph.D. in nuclear science. He just reads dosimeters. It sounded to me that someone like Rod Adams had fed him some information in order to say something. But Moe Foe had little understanding of the field.

                    Hopefully, he will read something here and leave his job. We know from Plutopia that workers in the nuclear field love their pay checks and tune out the danger involved.

              • Homolumina Homolumina

                Interestingly, Dr. Goodheart, that is not what I found, but thought so for a long time too; then I found that there was never such a thing as a Matriarchy. People lived in initiatory cultures, where both, men and women, lived within their natural context as manifested in the body. Men and women were equals, but very different. When you look at the intact Aborigine culture or even ancient kingdoms you can see that they lived out in their social structures the body model – you can say that biology determines sociology. That sums it up nicely. Non initiated, aggressive warlords have taken over some 6000 years ago and opposed life ever since in order to stay in power. The key is the initiation of males who are naturally disconnected from life. Once reconnected through a transformative experience in a fixed sequence (body shows it) they cannot turn against life anymore. That is all it takes to change everything. Initiation is mandatory for alpha males who push into leadership. Only together as equals we can co-create a world that is whole. And for that males need to be initiated.

                • Homolumina Homolumina

                  And who is behind the atomic disaster ? Right, the warlords.

                • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

                  Cherokees are matriarchal and Judaism.

                  • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

                    But I am against secular or pagan initiation rites. I believe in freedom of religion. No one should have the right to impose their belief system on another person including an initiation rite.

                    • Angela_R

                      and this man is an Israeli Jew:, and he is prepared to tell the truth:

                    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

                      I couldn't find anything at your link. Anyway, like any country, many people today no longer believe a religion.

                    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

                      The Khasis are a matrilineal society.

                      Cherokees used to accept anyone into their tribe including their enemies.

                      Every person is unique and grouping people because of the actions of one person is treating people like objects. I though zogerke expressed this very well the other day. Every person is unique. In the US it is called guilt by association, and there are safeguards in the court system to protect individuals from guilt by association. Grouping individuals can lead to irrational hatred. I've known cared about many Muslims. But I don't want to give up my own faith or be ruled by Sharia Law or to live under a theocracy, because I don't find rulers as a whole very fair no matter what their persuasion. But as individuals there are many admirable people. I am only interested in caring about individuals. That's why I am against initiation rites imposed by anyone.

                      I just mentioned that there are matrilineal societies because homolumina said that there are not any.

                      I am not arguing for one kind of society over another. As a matter of fact I am arguing about individual choice and not being ruled by others with motives or agendas that are against my faith.

                    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

                      I like living around people who have different beliefs than me. There are very few people who agree completely on everything.

                    • Dr. Anne Lee Tomlinson Maziar VanneV

                      Well, I found the video, and the link is working.

                • We Not They Finally

                  Homolumina, so you want a different world, right? Well, we all want a different world. What is the point? If we wind up back in tribes, that may mean that major civilizations have already collapsed, forcing whoever is left back to the land.

                  I'm just saying, be careful what you wish for. Good parenting, socializing, educating can still produce humane adults. It may be doing so less by less, but here we are and let's make the best of it.

                  This may be why your obsession does not resonate with people.

    • enoughalready45 enoughalready45

      So lets all do something on this date, Sept. 21st.
      There is already an event going on in New York that day see this link:

      Many anti-nuke people from around the country will attend to make the case that nuclear energy should not be allowed to redefine themselves as renewable or clean in order to present nuclear as a cure for carbon issues the U.N. will be addressing. This is as good a day as any for anti-nuclear people around the world to join forces in some way to say nuclear energy must end.

      I will be in N.Y. how about you? What will you do to protest nuclear energy on that date if you can't go to N.Y.? Organize your community now. Lights out campaign, unity march whatever it is be peaceful, get some press coverage and make the message clear.

      • enoughalready45 enoughalready45

        People of Japan, join us.

      • clamshellernh clamshellernh

        Yes I'm on it organizing in the boston area for this thank you for posting ..see you there !

      • clamshellernh clamshellernh

        There's talk of an anti nuclear only march on Saturday as well ..and folks ther are rides from all over the country planned to get yur butts there !

        • enoughalready45 enoughalready45

          Hope to see you there clamshellernh! I will be with the contingent from Chicago from NEIS.

          Just an FYI I was going to move this conversation to the proper Forum on this website but that Forum is not working so I will leave the discussion here. I have notified admin. Keep checking here or if the "Forum: Upcoming meetings, gatherings etc.." on the right hand sidebar is working I will post info. there for further discussion.

          • Could the nuclear bugs be eating at the timbers of this site, causing all of these problems?

          • clamshellernh clamshellernh

            Yes it's getting messy posting enough already ..
            Contact me by email we are just getting organized here in the boston area ..I have issues with 350.org but they have the rides from everywhere and I'm not missing this ..we have to show the world that nuclear is not GREEN and SAFE ..
            Carry on comrade

          • Shaker1

            Well, I hope you don't mind me commenting that I couldn't help notice the how appropriate the date might be as it's basically the equinox…It may vary from year to year as to exact day as our calendar doesn't exactly follow celestial reality, but for average's sake, the 21st of March and 21st of September will do.

    • 2014 – Japanese Government Moving People Into Areas with Up To 10 Times Maximum Nuclear Workers Annual Radiation Exposure Limit; via @AGreenRoad

  • aftershocks or just the natural process of plate tectonics – geological evolution – must expect ongoing plate displacement worldwide, especially watch those seriously deep quakes

  • Ki11more Ki11more

    I actually believe that the only way to now sort all this bullshit farce of reality those still asleep are all painted into can only be ended by a total global down tools. A full on global strike with a list of fair demands i bet it would only last perhaps 3 or 4 days before the 1%'ers are begging for nuclear to end also….we must hit em where it hurts…its the only thing the parasites riding on humanities shoulders understand…direct financial action….now that WOULD make headlines….anonymous where are you when we need this to be crowdsourced globally….peacefully direct action till we get what is honest….SHUT THEM ALL DOWN….move to renewables like solar and wind…within the next ten years….personally i'm beginning to think its already far too late….I'm fully horrified for what my children and theirs will inherit from this pure folly called nuclear. Gutted!!

    • you are right and the renewable industry has already seen huge shifts to their sector, but there does need to be more financial transactions that stimulate alternatives and causes divestment form dirty energy and the directly linked military industrial complex. MIC can retool to serve other sectors.

    • We Not They Finally

      It's WE who should mount direct financial action? Why do you think that it is the populace that has the leverage? Not just banks, but international agencies, universities, media outlets and the like, are already all bought out. It may be too late to put off "1984" when it's already 1987.

      And how do people organize? Over the internet? The names of all the protesters will then be instantly visible to anyone you want to protest AGAINST.

      The economy will go down in time, maybe sooner rather than later, but then there will be additional wrong explanations and other means of control. The sad reality is that this might devolve into only more local action being possible. Like try and grow safe food HERE. Try and institute humane medicine HERE.

      Certainly not a world I ever wanted, and I'd be thrilled if someone/anyone can aggressively break it out of the loop. Every day seems like a new shell-shock, earthquakes or not.

    • enoughalready45 enoughalready45

      My reply is above, join in protest Sept 21st.

  • another related eq article: Japan earthquake has raised pressure below Mount Fuji, says new study http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/15/japan-mount-fuji-eruption-earthquake-pressure

  • JimLynch JimLynch

    First impression: 6.8 is an aftershock 3.5 years later?…never heard of such HMMM….Recent news stating the ground around the site is a swamp, recently hit by a "supertyphoon, and another coming, vastly increased radiation numbers beginning to trickle out, critical mass being reached with population ignoring sedition laws in Japan and speaking out, setting oneself on fire, etc regardless of imprisonment, prediction of possibly more "delayed aftershocks in next two weeks"…………HMMMMMMM THEY know where the coria are, know they cannot retrieve them, maybe they have burned down to a layer which will possible cause a major tectonic "slide" and are prepping the propaganda for the next major catastrophe. They know MUCH that isn't being told, we have to wait months, years for more realistic information flows—This is just lovely "heads up" .

    Hang on folks BOHICA on its way (Bend Over Here It Comes Again)

    Probably just a wild ass theory….you know like siting NPP's on fault lines on the ocean without knowing how to stop the fire when it gets out of control…………….

  • or-well

    Hmmm, DU…
    storage, weapons manufacture, ect

  • Displacement and stress fields around rock fractures opened by irregular overpressure variations http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/feart.2014.00007/abstract

    Front. Earth Sci., 19 May 2014 | doi: 10.3389/feart.2014.00007 Shigekazu Kusumoto1* and Agust Gudmundsson21Graduate School of Science and Engineering for Research, University of Toyama, Toyama, Japan2Department of Earth Sciences, Royal Holloway, University of London, Surrey, UK

    "Many rock fractures are entirely driven open by fluids such as ground water, geothermal water, gas, oil, and magma. These are a subset of extension fractures (mode I cracks; e.g., dikes, mineral veins and joints) and are referred to as hydrofractures"

  • Heart of the Rose Heart of the Rose

    Nice link..
    OT.. Heads Up, Oklahoma ..
    (The platter is shattering in the center.)

  • Front. Earth Sci., 26 May 2014 | doi: 10.3389/feart.2014.00010Elastic energy release in great earthquakes and eruptions journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/feart.2014.00010/abstract

    "This formula can be used as a basis for a new eruption magnitude scale, based on elastic energy released, which can be related to the moment-magnitude scale for earthquakes."

  • weeman

    Japan is located in the ring of fire and the laws of probability state in this case that there will be earthquakes and with earthquakes you have aftershocks, what the nuclear cartel fail to reconcile is the were, when and magnatude and since you can't build a nuclear reactor to withstand the strongest of earthquakes expected, you should not build them and in Japan you need to close them down and invest your money on geothermal, it's that simple and logical.
    Nothing logical in nuclear energy production, stop the insanity.

  • PhilipUpNorth PhilipUpNorth

    WNTF: Meant to say aftershocks of particular sizes can be predicted.
    My use of the term "schedule" was ill-advised. 😉

    • We Not They Finally

      Well, we may all be on a "schedule" by now. Or (slightly more macabre) "on the menu." Remember a great Twilight Zone episode where aliens showed up at the U.N. with grandiose plans to aid Mankind. ("Electricity too cheap to meter," possibly?) A translator got as far as the title of the book they brought: "To Serve Man." By the end of the episode, she's screaming at the departing passengers for the new planetary world: "Don't get on the plane! 'To Serve Man'? It's a cookbook!"

      In any case, there are probably "plans" for us out there…

  • ftlt

    Are Earthquakes on the rise? Not talking shallower fracking ones by count? Although, these may point to or be somewhat driven by an increased overall seismic activity globally – if one exists.

    I have seen some interesting theories on climate change driving earthquake activity.

    We know the northern latitudes land mass has been expanding since the compression forces of the great glacial ice sheets has been removed during this inter-glacial period and they still are, could thermal forces in these same latitudes (where Climate Change is most pronounced) be acting in concert with this rebound expansion now (see Hudson Bay rebound and Baltic Sea rebound data)?

    The point here is, were the predicted earthquake design estimates too low because of being based on our limited understanding of the historic earthquake record and not adjusting them upwards for future periods of greater seismic activity?

    Are all of the nuclear facilities under designed because of this factor alone.

    OK for those who would point out the obvious, I understand that there should not be nukies at all under any circumstances. OK

  • I don't care what they call them.

    What we need to focus on is interrupting the money streams all the way up the ownership ladders via boycotting products that ultimately help support the biggest boys with nuclear toys. The banks we use…the electronics we purchase…the food we spend dollars on….the clothes we wear….which companies we choose to work for, making them bigger and wealthier at our expense….

    The energy and money we willingly spend all trickles UP to a very few global psychopaths.

    Knowing who currently owns and controls what and how to make their pyramid schemes quake. We do control that.

    Shake, rattle and roll folks!

    • add to that – people need to educate their employers about these issues and get them to evaluate their supply chain procedures/sources for beneficial changes to other suppliers… grassroots works

    • We Not They Finally

      That's so true, but we also need alternative sources of just about everything, including water and food. And huge education is needed about holistic health protection.

  • Nuclear energy is NOT CLEAN

    Nuclear energy is NOT RENEWABLE

    Nuclear energy is NOT CHEAP

    Nuclear energy is NOT SAFE

    Nuclear energy is based on lies out of the gate

  • TheBigPicture TheBigPicture

    Man has zero control over quakes. The big ones will keep happening.

    • Also zero control over Carrington Event, tsunamis.. volcanoes.

      Any one of these can take out one to many nuclear plants, to all of them at one time. Fukushima is proof of that..

      • clamshellernh clamshellernh

        Do they have huge faraday cages in place ?
        Not a scientist here so may be a stupid question .
        Why do they even have the EPA or any other protective agency if they do nothing but get our tax dollars

        I am outraged

        • No, they have no faraday cages, when shite goes bad they can't even figure out how to buy a car battery.

        • clamshellernh clamshellernh

          Can Faraday cages tame Wi-Fi? – How-to – Techworld.com

          Say you wanted to protect your Wi-Fi network from surrounding buildings. The most obvious way to do this would be to secure the devices on your network using the wireless security protocol of choice. A very effective, but more extreme, way to do this would be to secure the building itself by making it act as a Faraday cage, shielding the radio frequency waves used by Wi-Fi.

          Making a large building into a Faraday cage involves encasing the building in a thin layer of conductive material or metal mesh. In physics, a Faraday cage or Faraday shield – named for the British physicist Michael Faraday, who discovered the phenomenon in the 19th century and built the first iteration in 1836 – is an ingenious application of Gauss' law.

          Gauss' Law establishes the relation between electric flux flowing out of a closed surface and the electrical charge enclosed inside the surface. Basically, in a hollow object that can conduct electricity, such as an aluminum sphere, charge will (ideally) distribute itself evenly over the surface of the sphere, and there won't be an electric field inside the sphere. This has the effect of blocking EMFs (elecromagnetic fields) and shielding radio frequency waves.

  • Nuclear is dying, and the bronto is very dangerous in it's death throes.

  • Conca is now shilling to raise radiation levels, saying it will save $1 Trillion. Really? 100 nuke plant so that would save $10B each? How can that be?

    Doesn't even pass a straight face test.

  • For those who wish to review how a Carrington could affect us, indeed, it has the potential to be game over.


  • For some of the newcomers, make sure you rview the EPA evidience that proves 50 to 150 tons of radiactive material including probably 4 tons of plutonium were aerosolized by Fukushima and we got dosed.

    USA president stating "nothing will come here" as he jets off to South America.


  • MOX is not a "clean" way to get rid of nuke fuel, you still end up with radioactive waste. And it is way more likely to blow up in a mini nuclear explostion, Fuku 3 was a mini nuclear explosion.

    Here is a beyond reasonable doubt proof of that event. Check it out, supported by Gunderson too.


  • This is a useful resource, a purchasing checklist for a good shelter in place kit. Also makes a pretty good bug out box.

    If a big earthquake hits Japan, you are probably looking at 3 weeks of shelter in place, and then excursions with HEPA air mask.


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  • Daisy207

    Future quakes – they will happen, future contamination of air and water – it will happen, it doesn't matter – there is no solution or remedy. We can rant forever on this site – there is noting we can do.

  • rogerthat


    As negotiations move forward on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), a wide range of German elected and civic leaders are in disbelief that the U.S. remains serious about including Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS). From the German perspective, that's a failed 20th century approach. U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman increasingly will hear from German leaders and others in Europe that continuing U.S. support for ISDS as an element in any trade deal is a non-starter. ISDS provides for secret tribunals that allow multinational corporations to sue nation states for loss of future profits and circumvent national laws and courts…
    … thanks to a suit brought by the Swedish energy firm Vattenfall against the German government, opposition to ISDS is nearly universal.
    Vattenfall is suing Germany for billions in future lost profits due to German Chancellor Angela Merkel's proclamation that after the horrors of Fukushima, Germany no longer supports nuclear energy development, as Der Spiegel International reports.
    Unfortunately, that decision is apparently not up to the German government and people. Vattenfall believes its future profits come first, and if Germany goes non-nuclear, Vattenfall and presumably others must be paid off based on the inclusion of ISDS as part of trade policy within the European Union…

    • rogerthat

      …There are 500 similar cases of corporate state vs. nation state currently pending in every continent, based on almost every trade deal since the North American Free Trade Agreement. Veolia, the giant French-based transportation company, is suing Egypt for raising its minimum wage, which would mean higher pay for workers at the Alexandria bus company it owns and thus lower profits. Other lawsuits attack national legislation concerning everything from cigarette labeling to fracking regulation.
      Ironically back in the U.S., proponents of TTIP and the more imminent Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) criticize those of us who oppose ISDS as anti-trade Neanderthals. But in my discussions with German leaders last week, it is clear that the U.S. looks like the Neanderthal by supporting ISDS, coupled with dramatic increases here in economic inequality and nearly unlimited influence by corporate America in all aspects of our lives. If Froman proceeds with ISDS in the final version of the TPP, Germans and most other Europeans will never trust a future TTIP, even if there are ISDS carve outs for certain national legislation. They can read the handwriting on the TPP wall very clearly.

  • rogerthat

    TOKYO — Fear of a giant tsunami prompted Masahito Abe to rebuild his family home on higher ground 20 years ago. In March 2011, his caution paid off when towering waves ripped into the northeast coast of Japan, killing almost 19,000 people, including 40 of Mr. Abe’s neighbors in the picturesque village of Koizumi.
    Like tens of thousands of other survivors whose lives have been put on hold for more than three years, Koizumi’s 1,800 residents know that in the coming decades, they and future generations will again be confronted by potentially fatal tsunamis. Yet Abe and other residents in the country’s disaster-prone northeast are now questioning the wisdom of a grand, five-year plan that the government says will protect them and their livelihoods: hundreds of concrete walls stretching 230 kilometers (about 140 miles) along the coast, at a cost of $8 billion.
    “It’s madness,” says Abe, a local schoolteacher who points out that the 14.7-meter (about 48-ft.) wall proposed for Koizumi will be lower than the tsunami that inundated the village three years ago …

  • rogerthat

    Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga, … asked
    whether the government takes final responsibility for the safety of the (Sendai) plant, … said the government will rely on the judgment of the Nuclear Regulation Authority.

    … The regulator says it is merely checking compliance with regulations, not verifying the complete safety of the reactors…

    – so when it all goes boom, who is to blame? the government can blame the regulators, who can say it's not their job to verify the complete safety of the reactors. so no-one will be to blame, no-one is responsible. these people are a joke.

    • jec jec

      Attach a PRICE TAG and be sure to 100% compensate victims, based on victims own figures. Decide who will pay the compensation..THAT is the decision maker!! If its the victims..then THEY decide. Sadly, its clear after the disaster of Fukushima, VICTIMS are the major payees. I dare anyone to find a new home, job and community for the approx 24,000 USD payout being offered by TEPCO!


    It is no secret that Japan sits right on top of seismic activities. Only a criminal monster organisation would place atomic radiation reactors on such ground.

    Does anyone know which corporation advised of such negligence and we're they aware that such reactors had design problems whilst in operation?

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