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The Sun, Venus, Earth, the Moon and Uranus are set to line up on October 24 which could lead to tremors in the ensuing days.
‘New-age earthquake forecasting’ website Ditrianum, run by researcher Frank Hoogerbeets, says the planetary alignment could cause worldwide tremors from October 24 to 27.
A brief statement on the Ditrianum website reads: “Critical planetary geometry on the 24th is likely going to trigger large seismic activity, in particular from the 24th to the 27th, but seismic unrest is expected throughout the last week of October.”
The gravitational pull of the celestial bodies either side of our planet could pull on Earth’s tectonic plates, according to the prediction.
As the plates are tugged apart, they could cause earthquakes around the globe.
Mr Hoogerbeets claims he uses a Solar System Geometry Index (SSGI) which “is the computation of a dataset for a specific time-frame of values given to specific geometric positions of the planets, the Moon and the Sun”.
He added: “After three years of observations, it became clear that some planetary geometry in the Solar System clearly tends to cause a seismic increase, while other geometry does not.”
Mr Hoogerbeets does not give any indication where the earthquakes might occur however, but he predicts a tremor will register at around magnitude six, which “may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas”, according to Michigan Tech.
The website also recently predicted major tremors over Christmas.
Mercury, Earth, Mars, Jupiter and Venus are set line up which will lead to a huge earthquake between December 21 and 25, 2018.
According to Mr Hoogerbeets: “A very critical planetary configuration on 21 December 2018 is likely going to trigger a large earthquake between December 21 and 25, 2018.
“Current estimation is high 7 to 8 magnitude.
“This is a very timely warning because many people around the world are already planning their Christmas holidays.”
But experts have dismissed Mr Hoogerbeets’ claims, saying that there is no way earthquakes can be predicted.
John Bellini, a geophysicist at the US Geological Survey (USGS) has said: “We can’t predict or forecast earthquakes.
“Sometimes before a large earthquake you’ll have a foreshock or two, but we don’t know they’re foreshocks until the big one happens.”