The theory: Solar induced earthquakes.

By: MavrikiosZMavroudes , 12:55 AM GMT on February 10, 2014

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The theory: Solar induced earthquakes.

The model combining anomalies of water temperature, high pressure systems (cold spots), active seismic ridges, recent seismic activity, and recent seismic activity on neighboring ridges, with high solar activity can be very precise as to where earthquakes will happen. The big gain from this approach/model is that we can get a very good prediction to the question if the earthquakes are going to continue after an event.

The theory: There are 4 possible ways to explain how the sun's activity can influence earth's seismic activity. Convection, refraction and diffraction of solar beams, thermonuclear fusion, and a possible combination of the above.

A)Convection, especially advection, when heat moves in bulks that is, can explain the existence of anomalies in water temperature and cold or hot spots. As solar rays are absorbed by earth the magma rises, then cools up and then dives again, producing earthquakes. The problem with this explanation is that it can not justify the lower temperature at the eye of the high pressure systems, where we assume that the magma cools up and dives back, unless we assume a certain magnetic field that removes heat from the surroundings, through the creation, probably, of that high pressure system.
See also: a) advection https://www.google.com.cy/search?q=advection&ie=u tf-8&oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&clien t=firefox-a&channel=sb&gws_rd=cr&ei=4yD4Uv6sO4Kq4A T9zYDYDA
b) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regenerative_cooling

B)Thermonuclear fusion.
This theory is quite simple. We assume that photons, gamma rays, x-rays etc heat up and create pressure below earths crust, which results in small explosions of thermonuclear fusion nature, and then sometimes to a bigger explosion, giving the observed sequence that characterizes certain seismic phenomena. I must admit that this approach has a 'uniformity' problem, that is there same pattern exists for different magnitude earthquakes. On the other hand the same problem exists for the current explanation for them too.
see also: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thermonuclear_fusion
C. 1) Refraction. The constant theory holds that that the wave or beam enters the second body at an angle other that 90 degrees. But what happens if it enters at exactly 90 degrees? We must assume then that it enters the earth's crust and travels up to its core, where is reflected. At which angle? If it is reflected back we have a phenomenon where solar beams collide. If the beam is reflected at an angle of 90 degrees then we must assume that we should observe (or other phenomena) at the two symmetrical points of exit.
Furthermore, it is not possible for the whole solar flux to enter vertical. Part of it should be assume that it enters, symmetrically, at different angle. This can explain phenomena such as double-nature waves.
See also: a)Refraction: href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Refraction" target="_blank">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Refra ction
b)Seismic waves: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seismic_wave
2)Diffraction: In theory at least it possible that beams absorbed by earths crust can transform to round waves around an obstacle or a slit.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diffraction

A fourth possibility: Gravity irregularities.
If we suppose that gravity irregularities on earths surface can happen we may have an answer explaining the existence of high-low pressure spots as a 'dipole'. Where the gravity is bigger on earths surface we can assume the existence of higher pressure on lithosphere. We can therefore attribute the loss of heat there to a phenomenon similar to the liquidation and the consequent increase of the temperature nearby. Hence we can match the cause of the earthquakes on cold spots to the pressure generated by gravity irregularities, and that of hot spots nearby to the expansion of matter due to heat. We can then assume that this phenomenon is influenced by the activity of the sun.

Problems: There is a big problem to the above theory. The current models regarding the sun flares hold that that the highly charged particles never reach earths surface because they are repelled or absorbed by magnetosphere. I can indicated two possible ways (that is two major research fields) as to how this problem can be surpassed.

i)Spectral lines:
1)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spectral_line
2) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fraunhofer_lines

ii) Magnetosphere and ionosphere instabilities:
1)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kelvin%E2%80%93Hel mholtz_instability
2)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnetosphere
3)http://science1.nasa.gov/science-news/science-a t-nasa/2008/16dec_giantbreach/
4)http://voices.yahoo.com/hole-earths-magnetic-fi eld-shield-11789601.html
2)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnetosphere

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1. testbenchdude
8:29 AM GMT on February 23, 2014
You lost me at "solar beams". What are those, precisely?
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My name is Mavrikios and i am an economist. One of my hobbies is trying to predict the occurrence of earthquakes with available data on the internet.