Solar Flares, SuperMoons And Earthquakes
by Alec Townsend
It has been suggested that a combination of solar flares and a SuperMoon can cause exceptional weather patterns and earthquakes.
According to Piers Richard Corbyn who is a meteorologist, astrophysicist and consultant. "The massive Japan Earthquake and Tsunami were triggered by massive events on the Sun and there are more to come in the next two years"
With a SuperMoon looming in on the 19th March and a distasterous earthquake and tsunami in Japan there could be some truth in it.
The moon will be at it's closest to earth for nearly twenty years. This event is referred to as the 'lunar perigree'
Whilst there have been a number of studies carried out by some scientists on whether earthquakes on our planet are triggered when the moon is at it's closest to Earth the evidence was inconclusive.
The theory is that the strain builds up in the Earth naturally and only a little extra gravitational force can tip it over the top and cause an earthquake, and this could possibly come from the moon.
We will have to see whether further large earthquakes transpire over the next couple of weeks.