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"The 11 March 2011, magnitude 9.0 Honshu, Japan earthquake generated a tsunami observed over the Pacific region and caused tremendous local devastation. This is the fourth largest earthquake in the world and the largest in Japan since instrumental recordings began in 1900. This is the deadliest tsunami since the 2004 magnitude 9.1 Sumatra earthquake and tsunami caused nearly 230,000 deaths and $10 billion in damage. This is the most devastating earthquake to occur in Japan since the 1995 Kobe earthquake caused over 5,500 deaths and the deadliest tsunami since the 1993 Hokkaido earthquake generated a tsunami which was responsible for over 200 deaths…" (Quote from NOAA) (See also Wiki Info.)
Earthquakes greater than 7.0 occuring in March and in the area of the Great Tohoku Earthquake.
This series of earthquakes began with the 7.3 precursor earthquake on March 9 (2011-03-09 02:45:20 (UTC). There were not any earthquakes greater than 6.0 for the 30 days preceding this quake. Thus, this is the first quake to map to identify significant planetary alignments to watch over the days ahead. In this case, I am looking at this event in hindsight, but this would be the course of action if we were monitoring and mapping seismicity as a full time effort (and with appropriate earthgrid mapping software, which of course has not been developed).
There were three earthquakes above 6.0 occuring after the 7.3 quake and before the 9.0 quake (two 6.0 quakes and one 6.5 quake. The course of action here would have been to map these quakes as well to see if planetary alignments were building or subsiding, which would be a good indicator whether to expect stronger potential seismicity or not, and whether to issue a sever earthquake warning for the area.
The other quakes shown in the adjacent map are (aftershocks) greater than 6.0 occuring after the 9.0 quake, through March 30.
Time: 2011-03-09 02:45:20 (UTC)
Location: 38.435°N 142.842°E
Depth: 32.0 km
Time: 2011-03-11 05:46:24 (UTC)
Location: 38.297°N 142.373°E
Depth: 29.0 km
The March 9, 7.3 earthquake occurred 2 hours 43 minutes after the Crescent Moon (with the Moon slightly past 1° from its Crescent location). This is the first earthquake of significance in the area during this time period, certainly warranting further monitoring and mapping for this area. It indeed proved to be the 9.0 quake's precursor.
The March 11, 9.0 earthquake occurred in the crescendo of the Earth-Juno synod (~4 hours before) and also in the crescendo of a forming First Quarter Moon T-square with the Sun-Earth-Juno alignment, also aspecting Eris, which occurred on March 12. Unlike Ceres, I have not found Juno, by itself, to be a significant catalyst involved in seismic events, however, the forming lunar T-square configuration does contribute to additional strong resonant conditions in this case. Juno does however indicate a potential of human interactions involved. Eris, on the other hand, is often prominent in seismic events of significance.
Saturn and Eris are also significant here, although in somewhat of a wide orb to their opposition, the ASC-DSC angle (between that of Saturn and Eris) pulls in this resonance. In addition, Jupiter and Saturn are in their heliocentric opposition (just 1° past exact). This is the mid-point of the 20-year Jupiter-Saturn synodic cycle that began on June 22, 2000, which also marked the peak of Solar Cycle #23. Heliocentric planetary alignments (not shown here) are actually one of the first things to look for to identify significant times to further explore geocentric alignments.
It is also worth to note that Ceres, at the time of the 9.0 quake, is just 5° above the horizon plane (helically setting). This is not something seen in an astrological chart, which shows the ecliptical distance in longitude from Ceres to the DSC. You must know the altitude of the planet in question or look at an astronomy chart to see additional conditions such as this.
Aspects and triggers for these events are extensive. Due to time limitations I will forego expounding on them in this article.
April 3, 2011 Lunar Cycle
Japan Seismic Warning (April 7, 2011 Japan Crescent Moon 7.1 Earthquake)
In this article I predicted the potential of another Earthquake near the location of the March 11 9.0 earthquake due to another set of significant alignments occurring on the New Moon of April 3. Although not as severe, a 7.1 earthquake did occur at this location 4 days after the New Moon (considered an aftershock of the 9.0 by geologists).
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