Signs of the Times

Earthquakes



PROPHETIC SIGNIFICANCE:
Jesus listed earthquakes as one of the major "signs of the times" leading to the End Times events. Earthquakes and related tsunamis seem to be getting larger and more frequent lately.
Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be famines and earthquakes in various places. 8 All these are the beginning of birth pains. - Matthew 24:7-8 (NIV)

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Luke 21:11 Further Study
Revelation 6:12; 8:5; 16:18-20
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Zechariah 14:3-5 Further Study

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Prophetic Significance of Earthquakes


See also:
Volcanoes
Emergency Preparedness

Earthquake Magnitudes
Great = > 8
Major = 7 to 7.9
Strong = 6 to 6.9
Moderate = 5 to 5.9
Light = 4 to 4.9
Minor = Less than 3.9
Strong and Major Quake Watch


Is there really an increase in seismic activity? From some perspectives it certainly seems that there is, but scientists remind us that this could also be due to the increased effectiveness in measuring and reporting events. In any case, there is no doubt that this period of time qualifies as a fulfillment of the prophecy that "there will be earthquakes!"

Earthquakes in Various Places
- Ron's Blog 3/12/11


See USGS Information
About Earthquakes

See the USGS Lists of
Significant Worldwide Earthquakes

Real-Time Earthquake Map - 7 Days
USGS Earthquake information for previous years



Last Real-time Earthquake Map- USGS

Powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake jolted Mexico City, killing more than 140

Sept. 19, 2017 - Earlier in the day buildings across the city held preparation drills on the anniversary of a 1985 quake. That 8.1 quake caused massive damage to parts of the city and left thousands dead.
Source: Business Insider
7.1 magnitude earthquake shakes Mexico City - Fox
Full Coverage - Google

Prophetic Significance of Earthquakes


Powerful earthquake hits Mexico's coast, tsunami waves reported

Sept. 8, 2017 - A magnitude 8.1 earthquake struck the southern coast of Mexico this morning. It also caused tsunami waves measuring up to 2.3 feet.
Its epicenter was 102 miles west of Tapachula in southern Chiapas state and had a depth of about 21 miles. The quake was so powerful, it sent people fleeing from buildings 650 miles away in Mexico City.

According to Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto the earthquake is the biggest the country has seen in a century.

Source: Fox
Live Updates - CNN
Live Updates - Google
Update 9/10/17 - Mexico earthquake: Death toll rises to 90 - BBC

See older Articles: Before Jan. 1, 2016



Earth Quake Links

Real-Time Earthquake Map - 7 Days
Information from last few days
Savage Earth: Hell's Crust: Our Ever-Changing Planet - PBS
History of deadly earthquakes - BBC
Top 10 Deadliest Earthquakes - Time
For balance: From Lambert Dolphin's Library:
Earthquakes and the End Times.









































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