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Tag: Plate tectonics

New Tectonic Plate Driving Force Discovered

Scientists have long known about the push and pull effects that drive the tectonic plates across the surface of our planet, but new research shows that there might be a third force inflicting its presence on the movement of the continental plates.

Planetary Crust Acts Like A Yo-Yo

New research out of The Australian National University has recorded for the first time what was once thought to be only theoretical; yo-yo subduction in the Earth’s crust.

Did the Impending 'Super Moon' Cause Japan's Earthquake?

astrologer has also predicted that such a close perigee would/must somehow perturb the earth’s (tectonic) integrity so much that it will trigger major earthquakes and even volcanoes (not simply severe storms). Although he is not clear on the exact lunar-geo-mechanisms that would produce these quakes, never-the-less this lunar-induced disaster scenario quickly set the Web abuzz with yet another wave of doom-and-gloom “apocalypticism.”

Timing is everything.