Be very careful when reading forum threads on the “above top secret” web site.
For example, one “story” actually got a lot of internet attention, but its claims were never substantiated:
strange hit almost EVERY seismograph in the US at the same time!!!
Posted on: May 25, 2010, flags: 87, replies: 168
“ Apparently at about 1620-1630 MDT a large
seismographic reading hit almost every station in the world!
”I called the
(visit the link for the full news article)
“I don't believe this was any natural earthquake type movement as we would have all felt it. I believe it may have to do with the recent Hyder flare releasing a huge magnetic storm onto the Earth, but have nothing except this data to back that up. Maybe some kind of graviton type wave? “
Late in the day on 5/25/10 I looked at the data from the web site
the forum thread referenced: aslwww.cr.usgs.gov
The site showed “current plots show data from (since) 8:00 5/25/10”
The data showed that about 8 earthquakes occurred; dozens of stations reported nothing.
This website references data from http://earthquake.usgs.gov/regional/neic/ which also posts no indication of anything unusual.
The website http://spaceweather.com/ shows a solar flare has been releasing over the days bracketing the date of the claim, but magnetic storm activity was not severe.
Hyder flares are real:
but are occurring often, and have not been shown to cause earthquakes.
Although the article was titled “large seismographic reading hit almost
every station in the
Finally I googled “large seismographic reading hit almost every station”
There were 8 returns; they all used the same wording; some
were “…every station in the world…”; the other version was “…every station in
In short, I found zero substantiation of the single claim referenced above. I welcome any legitimate references which support the claim.