View Full Version : OT @ Klcarrol , Celeon would like to know your opinion on that

05-21-2008, 10:27 AM
This video was taken 30 minutes before the big China earthquake.

Link to the video (http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=3e5_1211368435)

Someone in the comments says it is an : Earthquake light (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earthquake_light)

Do you think this is one ? Have you heard of that before ? http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blink.gif

It was completely new to me.

It fits pretty good to the description in the wiki article. (A blueish, somtimes multi colored aurora borealis like light-phenomenon before , during or after a earthquake)

Fascinating. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blink.gif

This would had been a excellent early warning system if people had known what it is. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blink.gif

EDIT : Here is another one taken at a different location about 10 minutes before the earthquake.

Link to the video (http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=68a_1211376588)

05-21-2008, 01:00 PM

For some reason, I can't download the video clip: ......I just installed a new version of "Norton", and it changed a bunch of my firewall settings. I thought I had found them all, ...but I guess not!

....Anyway, I am familiar with the phenomenon you're talking about. I have a buddy who is a Geologist, and we have discussed these "sightings" at length in the past.

I tend to agree with him that the most likely explanation is some kind of piezoelectric phenomenon on a "macro" scale.

The one flaw in that theory is that the "aurora like" displays would seem to imply some kind of high-energy particles, rather than a straight electromagnetic pulse: .....So the question becomes; "Can high pressure piezoelectric events produce high energy particles in addition to the commonly observed electrical/EMP type of emissions??"

NOW we're pushing the "envelope"! ....There just hasn't been enough opportunities for real research to properly answer that question!

.....But I'm still betting on some aspect of piezoelectric activity as the most likely explanation.


05-21-2008, 01:24 PM
Well, to describe it to you : The clouds in these videos are all rainbow colored.

And it seems only the clouds are. The sky looks normal. The colors do not change nor fluctuate like aurora borealis.

05-21-2008, 01:24 PM
Something puzzles me about that video.

The lights are stationary (not moving like Aurora Borealis) and most important, they have a rainbow-like distribution of colors.

P.S. Damn...the same minute post.

05-21-2008, 01:28 PM
P.S. Damn...the same minute post.

Yes http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Like Messervy says : It doesnt look like Aurora Borealis. Nonetheless ive never seen rainbow colored clouds.

Especially not without a trace of a rainbow present in the sky around them.

Obviously these chinese havent either.

05-21-2008, 02:07 PM
....And again I have to acknowledge that I haven't seen the video: .....But from a meteorological perspective, high cirrus clouds composed of the right sized ice crystals can produce some spectacular spectral effects. (Really brilliant "Sundogs" is one of the more common effects.)

It is just possible that the chromatic display had nothing at all to do with the earthquake.

The fact that the colors were observed in the cloud deck, rather than in the ionosphere, where "earthquake lights" are typically reported, would seem to support that possibility.

The reports of "glowing clouds" during nuclear tests do nothing to either confirm or refute a connection with a seismic event, as there just are not enough solid observations to work with.


05-21-2008, 06:36 PM
Microwave emissions from space? Active Echelon?
Microwaves heat moisture to steam causing the rainbow effect?
Someone tests new satellite based weaponary causing earthquakes to cover the attack?
I smell some conspiracy... http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif