It seems that not only do we have mega-tsunamis generated by the dinosaur killing asteroid but a massive shaking of the earth, as well. What are the odds against the outpouring of magma in India was also part of the process? It is only a couple of months ago we had a research paper that showed there were widespread landscape fires as well. Now, how many sediment beds were laid down at the same time? How could these be untangled from uniformitarian gradual interpretation? Go to https://phys.org/news/2022-10-impact-dinosaurs-triggered-mega-earthquake-weeks.html … which is derived from the Geological Society of America. New evidence suggests the Chicxulub impact at the K/Pg boundary triggered an earthquake so massive that it shook the planet for weeks following the smack from space. It is estimated the energy involved was 50,000 times greater than the Boxing Day earthquake and tsunami wave that struck SE Asia in 2004. That is an enormous amount of energy as the Boxing Day event was a 9.1 earthquake resulting in a slippage along a fault line between India and Sumatra.
Herman Bermudez looked at outcrops in Texas, Alabama and Mississippi states earlier this year, following a more pronounced period of research in Colombia and Mexico. This had the effect of bringing his findings into the orbit of the US geological community. What he had discovered, in Colombia in particular, or an island just off the South American mainland, as well as in Mexico, was the discovery of spherule deposits. Layers of sediment, laden with small glass beads, as well as tektites and microtektites. These were ejected into the atmosphere during the impact event and rained back down again shortly thereafter. The glass beads formed when the heat and pressure of the impact melted and scattered the crust of the earth, ejecting small melted blobs up into the atmosphere. These fell back to the surface as glass.
Meanwhile, many miles from Chicxulub, off the coast of Colombia, it would seem creatures on the sea floor were buried in a sedimentary layer of mud and sandstone, 10 to 15 feet below the sea floor. Soft sediments above them are attributed to earth shaking continuing up through the spherule rich layer that was deposited post impact. This indicates, we are told, the earth shaking continued for a long time after the impact event itself.
Evidence of the mega-earthquake is also preserved in Mexico and the US, including liquefaction [water saturated sediments that flow like a liquid]. Bermudez also documents faults and cracks from the earth shaking and tsunami deposits left by an enormous wave of water. The research paper will be read on Sunday the 9th October at a meeting of the geological society – see