One June 11, 2003 the first volcanism article, Volcanoes In
California, Idaho, and Pacific Northwest Building Towards Catastrophic
Eruptions, reveals a startling discovery to science –the ‘earthquake
boom’ (see list item 11 of History of ‘Breakthrough’ Technology). Currently a mystery to seismologists, a
powerful explosion sound which eludes detection by the best of seismographs, is
a real earth event and should be correctly classified as an ‘earthquake’. The rare earthquake boom is part of a
‘family’ of five types of events the earth can generate of which only two are
known by science. It is important for
residents near volcanoes to be aware of the ‘earthquake boom’, although an
unnerving experience doesn’t indicate an actual explosion occurred or that an
eruption is imminent. This article
gives insight into why these events occur and what they mean. Included are some hair raising stories from
Mt. St. Helens climbers – who experienced a fantastic ‘boom’.
A few terms defined for article discussion:
Scalar wave – A ‘mass-less’ wave that propagates
differently than traditional electromagnetic waves (radio waves). Scalar
waves do not oscillate back and forth between magnetic and electrostatic, yet
are real waves of energy. Therefore, to sense them, one requires
different technology. Traditional radio wave technology will not properly
sense pure Scalar waves.
Scalar – A difference in energy potential between two
reference points, with a vector. Think of an arrow; the tip to tail length
defines the strength; the pointing direction of arrow determines the 3-D
direction it is pointing (from-to).
Gyro-scalar – A ‘precessing’ emanation of scalar wave
similar to a rate of wobble to spinning top.
Earthquake Boom is a very
loud, deep sounding explosion, which emanates from the earth. If directly above emanation, directional
determination may be difficult as sound is not from a distinct direction as it
is from a wide area of earth’s surface. It is a higher frequency audio form of the traditional shaking
earthquake even though current seismographs cannot ‘see’ or ‘record’ them. Scalar devices are able to clearly ‘see’
these events along with the rest of the earthquake ‘family’ of earth-generated
events such as the ‘silent’ or ‘slow’ earthquake. Another relative to the ‘family’ is the earth ‘lurch’ and a ‘fast
version of slow’ earthquake – these yet to be discovered by mainstream science.
These loud explosions have
been witnessed by many over the years. They also accompany traditional earthquakes as these are part of the mix
of seismic activity (earthquake & earthquake boom).City residents of Spokane Washington in the
summer of 2001 experienced a classic series of explosions (earthquake booms) and earthquakes in a
flurry of shallow earthquake swarms. Seismologists were unable to record these booming events on seismographs.
"Long after the last Fourth of July firecracker burst in Spokane,
nerve-rattling explosions still shake the city. There has been a swarm of
earthquakes that boom like dynamite, surprising residents and seismologists
make the booming sound and when quakes are deeper, those vibrations are gone by
the time they reach the surface. Sometimes the quakes boom even when no
vibration is felt
“From his home on basalt cliffs overlooking town, the sound "is a lot like
thunder or the old sonic booms," said Spokane resident Tim Ray. "It
definitely unnerves my wife."
Recently, a loud explosion in
South Carolina again follows the classic signature of the rare type of event –
no seismograph recordings, no supersonic aircraft around to create sonic boom,
and very loud (other proposed theories include suggested sea floor gas release
or other phenomena related to historical ‘Seneca Guns’). However, earthquake booms are real events
and occur from within the crust. These events also may occur in regions without a fault or without a seismically
“The earthquake experts say it wasn't a shaker, and military authorities say they didn't have the kind of
planes in the air that can make a sonic boom.”
“But whatever it was, the noise that rattled Lowcountry communities about 1:30 p.m.
Friday commanded a lot of attention.”
“There was this extremely loud, percussive noise," said
Reynolds Pommering of Mount Pleasant. "My sister (on James Island) said
she heard it, too, and that's eight miles across as the crow flies. I first
thought somebody had run into the building."”
If near volcanoes or volcanic
region, the ‘earthquake boom’ is just another form of an earthquake with the
energy of a small size quake. Yes, the explosion sound is very impressive and can lead to concern. Yet only larger earthquakes would be reason
for scrutiny of developing conditions (USGS volcanic observatories have a wealth of instrumentation available
for analysis of any developing activity related to U.S. volcanoes. Refer to excellent
reference & up to date status at: http://volcanoes.usgs.gov/update.html)
Mt St Helens (south face)
In 1995, some climbers on Mt.
St. Helens thought the worst when the mountain unleashed a tremendous loud
boom. The climbers were aware of the
current warning levels issued by Cascades Volcanic Observatory as the mountain
was experiencing high levels of earthquake swarms (fall 1995). Half way up the south face route is when the
climbers experienced the deep explosive sound. They instinctively thought of running down the mountain but realized
they wouldn’t have a chance – or be able to out-run a large eruption. Frozen in place, waiting for a few tense
minutes did they realize no eruption was underway. However, the ascent quickly became a spirited descent to Climbers
Bivouac – where I was able to interview them (I was at the mountain doing
recordings with scalar type instruments and witnessed the explosion sound.
Unusual was the sensation of experiencing the deep sound all around – there was
no sense of direction as normally provided by both ears. Another interesting point was the lack of
any form of echo as occur from lightning induced thunder.)
The earth’s crust naturally
resonates in scalar. A particular burst
of a scalar signature has been observed to be the genesis and source of the
subsequent booming sound. To
understand this, first the earth’s natural gyro-scalar resonant frequency needs
to be understood. Below is a graph of
the earth’s frequency to where you are in north-south relative to the equator
and pole(s) – as Latitude.
Although this graph looks
fancy, think of each location on earth’s crust having a note or pitch it likes
to respond to. This is similar to a pop
bottle filled with water. More water
and the higher the pitch bottle makes when you strike it or blow in the
opening. Less water and the pitch is
lower. This is exactly what the graph
is showing. As you go northward on the
earth the higher the pitch (think of
more water is north and less is south). What Terra Research data recordings indicate is that if a sudden burst
of scalar energy in the crust is higher in pitch (burst) than the natural
resonant frequency (at that location) is what causes a subsequent ‘booming’
version of an earthquake; thus the ‘earthquake boom’. Likewise, a lower pitch burst of scalar energy in the crust is
what causes a subsequent ‘slow’ or ‘silent’ forms of the earthquake (see Volcanoes In
California, Idaho, and Pacific Northwest Building Towards Catastrophic
Eruptions, “New study by CWU
Scientists reveals unexpected slow earthquakes in the Pacific Northwest” for info on slow earthquake). If the scalar energy burst in the crust matches
the natural resonant frequency, a traditional shaking earthquake results. As
these bursts of scalar energy occur prior to the earthquake, these are detectable
To detect the very unusual form of ‘scalar’ energy requires a specially developed device to sense the
scalar energy effect on a mass body. At
right is such a device that is placed in the earth. The sphere is a ball of metal (mass) that is designed to react to
this energy with the top device converting this reaction to an electrical
signal back to the recording instrumentation. This technology is referred to as Mass Resonant Sensory Device or
MRSD. As the earth has many tones or pitches a number of different types of MRSD sensors are required to ‘see’ the
range of scalar signals from the earth.
This technology has no moving parts as found on traditional seismographs.
From the book “Forbidden Secrets of the Earthquake
Revealed” chapter “Earthquake Boom” are recording data of a captured
event. The booming event was recorded
26.5 seconds in length with the head of 2.5 seconds forming the boom
itself. The tail of the recording is a
24 second low level amplitude burst – it should be noted that none of the
traditional sensitive seismographs that were in the locale of this event
detected its occurrence.)
Below is the precursor (scalar burst) to the subsequent ‘earthquake boom’.
Recording from different MRSD device (smaller in mass & different design).
Even though the rare ‘earthquake boom’ may occur in many regions, residents should view them as a
small version of an earthquake (in energy).
The Earthquake Boom is a true member of the
earthquake. It is a higher frequency
(pitch) but is born of the same mechanism (scalar burst) that has been observed
to be the cause of all forms of the earthquake. *
*note: excluding rock slides, explosion, and
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