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There has been a lot of movement of the earth, as if it is preparing for something.  God has told us what that is.

(good video at the original post – follow link)

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Waking Hades

Fearing a global catastrophe, the mayor of Naples may halt exploration of the massive volcano that lies under her city. But some scientists say inaction could be riskier.

It is a stretch of southern Italy known as the Phlegraean Fields, or “burning fields.”  According to Greek mythology, this is where the god of fire, Hephaestus, made his home and where an epic battle between the Titans and the world’s most powerful deities shook the earth.  The ancient Romans said the entrance to Hades was also here, hidden beneath a serene lake.

Thousands of years later, the site is still subject to epic forces, but the story is more science than myth.  The ground under the small fishing villages in this area around Naples is in constant slow movement because of volcanic activity deep below the surface. In Pozzuoli, a town just north of the city, the walls of the terra-cotta villages are falling down. The earth has risen and dipped more than 11 feet in the last decade, destroying roads, a hospital, and thousands of homes. Small tremors are common. On the outskirts of town, fields of boiling mud and dramatic sulfur spouts known as the Solfatara are a constant reminder that Naples sits on the Campi Flegrei caldera, or cauldron, one of the world’s most dangerous volcanoes.

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