Earthquakes update

Strong M6.5 earthquake hits Ecuador, knocking down power and injuring one person

Bog note: And great earthquakes shall be in diverse places, and famines, and pestilences; and fearful sights and great signs shall there be from heaven. (Luke 21:11). Jesus is giving a series of prophecies about what to look for as the age of grace comes to a close. This verse from Luke is one of many such prophecies from throughout the Bible. 2017 was the worst year in recorded history for the intensity, frequency, severity, duration and occurrence of a large number of severe natural disasters worldwide. Earthquakes, volcanoes, hurricanes, typhoons, cyclones, torrential flooding, unprecedented wildfires in unusual places, devastating droughts, excessive/scorching heat setting records everywhere, record snowfalls in Europe and Russia. Snow in the Arabia. This list can go on. Most studied eschatologists believe these ‘fearful sights’ and massive natural disasters are all part of the ‘CONVERGENCE’ of signs that this Biblical and prophetic age is closing. Most people who study prophecy are familiar with the routine reference(s) made that these things will be like a woman having labor pains that occur in greater severity, frequency, size and duration prior to giving birth. End of note.

Strong M6.5 earthquake hits Ecuador, knocking down power and injuring one person

Posted by TW on September 07, 2018.

A strong earthquake registered by Ecuador’s geological institute (IGEPN) as M6.5 hit Ecuador at 02:12 UTC on September 7, 2018 (21:12 local time, September 6). The agency is reporting a depth of 82.5 km (51.2 miles). USGS is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 93.5 km (58 km). EMSC is reporting Mw6.2 at a depth of 107 km (66.4 miles).

According to the USGS, the epicenter was located 16.6 km (10.3 miles) SSW of Alausí (population 14,294), 43.9 km (27.3 miles) N of Azogues (population 34,877), 50.2 km (31.2 miles) E of La Troncal (population 36,353), 61.9 km (38.5 miles) NNW of Gualaceo (population 17,122) and 62.6 km (38.9 miles) N of Cuenca (population 276,964), Ecuador.

There are 2,340,000 people living within 100 km (62 miles) and 14,000 within 10 km.

Some 941,000 people are estimated to have felt moderate shaking, 7,699,000 light and 17,971 000 weak.

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