Conspiracy Theory Claims Apocalyptic Earthquakes Will End The World This Sunday

Science | By Ian Anglin | November 18, 2017

You have probably heard of the planet Nibiru - this celestial body was supposed to collide with Earth on September 23, but nothing happened on that event (as it has been the case with all the other supposedly apocalyptic events). Anyway, conspiracy theorists are claiming that the actual apocalyptic event (which is linked to some expected earthquakes) is supposed to happen tomorrow - Sunday, or November 19. Given how many earthquakes there already have been in 2017, these prophecies could be dangerously close to the truth.

We Already "Missed" a Collision

There was a lot of talk in the media and online forums about a supposed even that should have happened on September 23. The good news is, that event (a collision between Earth and Nibiru) never happened - otherwise you wouldn't be reading this article.

Nasa Had to Refute the Prediction

The first prediction about an apocalyptic event linked to Nibiru had garnered so much attention, that even Nasa had to come out with a press release, to refute the evidence of that possible prediction. We'll see if there will be a press release for tomorrow's event.

A Deadly Series of Earthquakes May be Coming

According to the prediction, tomorrow, on 19 November, a supposed series of deadly and high impact earthquakes are supposed to hit Earth. There have already been a lot of magnitude 6 and 7+ earthquakes this year, mostly in Europe and Asia.

Nasa Scientist Claims Nibiru Doesn't Exist

As with the previous prophecy, there has already been some response from Nasa - although not an official response. A Nasa scientist claims that the undetected planet Nibiru can't exist because if that planet existed, it would already have pulled the moon out of Earth's orbit.

Conspiracy Theories

A lot of people who identify as conspiracy theorists can easily be swayed into believing some outrageous events. Just think of what was happening with the whole year 2000 (Y2K) event, and as well as the 12.12.2012 "apocalyptic" event, 5 years ago.

Disrupting the Moon

According to Dr. David Morrison, who works at the Nasa Ames Research Centre, if such a system could have made it inside the inner parts of our solar system, such gravitational forces would have already disrupted the moons, and even other planets in our system.

Nibiru is Also Called Planet X

Nibiru goes by other names as well - its most well-known alternative is "Planet X." Planet X is a hypothesized celestial object that sits on the edge of our solar system, and given its location, it can only orbit the sun every 3,600 years.

There Have Been Previous Passages

According to the conspiracy theorists who believe in the Planet X prophecy, a similar event already has happened in Earth's past, given that Nibiru is supposed to orbit the sun every 3,600 years. The apocalyptic earthquakes would happen due to the gravitational influence.

SETI's Podcast

Dr. David Morrison opinion on the subject (that Nibiru can't exist, as otherwise, the moon wouldn't be in Earth's orbit) were made during a podcast released by the Search for Extraterrestrial Life Institute (SETI). SETI is known for running one of the largest distributed global computing applications.

The Big Picture Science Radio Show

Since SETI runs several different websites, this specific podcast with Dr. David Morrison was released on the "Big Picture Science Radio Show," on the broadcasted episode, called "Skeptic Check: Nibiru! (Again!)" That is a show worth watching for anyone interested in more information on the subject.

What Would Happen If Nibiru Would Enter Our Solar System?

During the recent episode where the Nasa scientist gave his opinion on the subject, he said: "If a big object was coming into the solar system its gravity would perturb the orbits of the planets, and we would have detected that long before it came close to the Earth."

Orbits Are Very Regulated

Scientists know that gravity as a very complicated matter, and you can't have various, random objects entering and exiting a solar system, without them being easily noticed or causing all kinds of different problems. That's why Nasa is skeptical on the subject.

We Would be Already "Screwed" If Nibiru Existed

Dr. David Morrison continued the interview, saying "The planet's orbits are very regulated, and, if some massive object came along every so often and came through the inner solar system, it would all be screwed up, the planets would not be coplanar."

The Origin of the Rumors

Nibiru has been a focus of conspiracy theories for a long time. The latest rumors are just a few in the long line of similar conspiracy theories have been released to the public. The latest rumors have been spread by the website.

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