Cosmic Impact that Created Earth’s Axial Tilt and Fault Lines

“The Smoking Gun”

Cosmic Impact Site That Created Earth’s Axial Tilt and Fault Lines

© Mihai Radu Draghici

Abstract: Using Google Earth and browsing the geographic appearance of the Earth’s crust starting from the South Pacific Ocean right above Antarctica and traveling over to Drake’s Passage and into the South Atlantic Ocean there seems to be a visual trace that some sort of cosmic collision occurred in that area. (See Figure 1) The impact of the object surfed across the ocean and collided with the bottom of South America where it once connected to Antarctica creating Drake’s Passage opening. This impact also may have had the kinetic energy to break the Earth’s crustal plate and create the fault lines (See Figure 3) in addition to changing Earth’s axial tilt (See Figure 2).[Report and Opinion. 2010;2(2):1-2]. (ISSN: 1553-9873). 


They say pictures speak a thousand words so before you read what I’m about to say, take a moment and study the photos shown below. In Figure 1, you can see a red outline drawn to represent the impact site and the path of trajectory. The object (asteroid) hit the South Atlantic Ocean and surfed around the top edge of Antarctica until colliding with what was once the connected land mass between the bottom tip of South America and Antarctica known as Drake’s Passage (Figure 4). As the object surfed across the ocean it tore away at the ice sheet and created a gigantic wave across the Pacific Ocean destroying almost every land mass above sea level in its path. The force of the water can be easily seen carving out the entire western coastline of South America all the way up to Mexico (Figure 5).

Figure 1. Impact collision point and path of motion for the cosmic object

The Mayan’s placed a monument on Robinson Crusoe Island off the coast of Chile and some people believe this is “Apocalypse Island.” If this impact really did occur then this island would most definitely have been the center point which experienced the most horrific events from the tsunami and shock wave from the energy released in the area. Perhaps the civilization at Machu Picchu in Peru was started because it was the only place left to inhabit after this event occurred in the region. All history was wiped off the face of the southern hemisphere surrounding this impact and affected all civilizations across the globe. The shock wave and amount of water that was displaced out of the Pacific could have travelled as far East as the Lost City of Atlantis. There is a Google Earth image at the bottom of the Atlantic Sea showing a grid-like pattern on the ocean floor which may resemble a man-made city structure about 620 miles of the coast of Spain near the Canary Islands. The force of impact would have created the fault line that broke the Earth’s plate right down the middle of the Atlantic Ocean and would have flooded most of the plains in the area. The story of Atlantis speaks of giant volcano popping out of the Earth and destroying everything and then the city just sinks away under water. Depending on what this cosmic object was made out of it could have added to the Earth’s water mass and increased the amount of water on the planet. Astronomers have found asteroids that contain large amounts of frozen water and this type of object may have been what hit Earth.

Figure 2. Earth’s Axial Tilt in Relation to the Impact Site

If you study the fault line Figure 3 below you will notice that there are breaks in Earth’s plate along the exact impact location surrounding the boundaries of the object’s path as it traveled across the crust after impact. The force exerted on Earth’s crust perfectly demonstrates the pattern of cracks along stress points from the aftershock across the entire planet. In addition to the fault lines, Earth’s axial tilt was created from this cosmic impact as well. Take a look at Figure 2 to the left and how the impact location perfectly represents the physics associated with such a collision rotating our planet’s center of spin.

Figure 3. Earth’s Crustal Fault Lines in Relation to the Impact Site 

Figure 4. Drake’s Passage Opening


Figure 5. S. America’s Coastline Topography

All this evidence puts into perspective the possibility of such a cosmic impact having occurred here on the planet Earth within recorded history and the existence of human kind. 

© Mihai Radu Draghici 
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  1. Jim Coyle says

    I am currently working on a theory on the Drake Passage opening being a cosmic event. My time is much further in the past, in the range of 34mya. Also I’ve come across 3 other impact sites in the same time frame that align with each other in a straight line that encompasses one and one half orbits of the earth. Three of the four sites are multiple impacts making this a monsterous event. As soon as I finish with my data organization I will post it here for consideration and comment.

  2. Sunita Sangra says

    There is a huge underwater crater called the Shiva Crater on the rim of which is the city of Mumbai in India. Has any exploration of this sort happened there as well ? Possibly there was more than one such large sequential collisions like it happened on Jupiter a while ago. This may happen when a planet that is spinning is hit in multiple places by a shower of large space objects that get trapped in the gravitational pull of the earth as they pass by.

  3. Joseph Compton says

    Very, very interesting! However, the small fractures ahead of it’s end point only add ammunition to our theory about Australia. Fracture size compared to fracture size, that is.

  4. says

    I think someone has reverse thinking, as in a bullet thru a head or ball blasting out bigger on the other side. So they see it dig deeper and deeper from east to west blasting out wider and deeper in the west. But asteroids are added mass, and they cause a pile up or mountain of pileup in the direction they skim. This asteroid appears to have gone in the opposite direction than the writer is claiming. It tore thru the connection and buried itself and all impact mass to the east of where all that material once was. Youre looking at a dig-out but as if the mass went into space (as it does when blasting a persons head off). But on earth the matter comes down and piles up where the asteroid halts, and around it. Clearly, this asteroid went east not west. And there was no ice cap at this time because the water canopy was still intact making a green house until Noah’s Yucatan impact (2370bc Julian Nov 20) that froze the poles (mostly the north pole down to Wisconsin) with the mile high ice sliding on the global ocean wearig Wisconsin down. The north pole shifted from Canada where its magnetic pole now seeks to get to the natural pole again. So i agree that the impact here is pre-Adam (4025bc) and that it too (created global Flood) put all land under and back up again, but left the water canopy intact, merely thinner due to raining out from the dust. Cannot predict that rain as lasting only 40 days because later in Noah’s case, the rain ran out, no more canopy. BTW, Yesterday i connected Christian Hippolytus’ Flood 3258bc to his Abram 2192bc the only way possible. He uses Cainan’s 130 to get 1070, and Arpaxad as 12-year Marduk (like Josephus) to get 1082 instead of 1072, and then this is years of 360-day which span 1066 Julian. I also saw yesterday that Josephus’ (asteroid 1664bc) Exodus 1663bc as 430th from Abram’s 2092bc is the last year of Meskiag-Nannar for Elulu’s rule 2091bc. Nothing new, what i connected is Wow this is 3rd king, so they are mistaking Abram as leaving the 2nd king of Ur when 3rd king begins (A.Anipada +Mes.Kiag.Nannar +Elulu) when instead it is 3rd king of 3rd dynasty (Ur.Nammu +Shulgi aka Dungi +AmarPal aka AmarSin). Thus because all three of 3rd dynasty here are mistaken as Nimrod, and the biggest mistaking tradition is AmarPal=Nimrod, this equates (in error) the three as Ham son Cush son Nimrod… but not just for the 3 of 3rd dynasty, also for the 3 of 1st dynasty as if A.Anipada is Ham not Reu, and Meskiag is Cush and Elulu is Nimrod. reall screws it up more when you tell these ancient scholars that Meskiag was anointed on 10-01 like Reu A.Anipada was (2207bc Feb 28), and that this 10-01 for Meskiag was 2127bc Christmas Dec 25 before Noah’s death (2021bc Dec 25) ever created our first Christmas.

  5. DRLJR says

    People should take the time to read Dr Walt Brown’s book on his Hydroplate theory. The book is entitled “In the Beginning: Compelling Evidence for Creation and the Flood”. It covers a lot of science information as well.

  6. says

    I find this article to be interesting, and I agree with the author’s basic hypothesis, that asteroid impacts fractured the crust and altered the axis. Ancient legends (and other MLF) seem to indicate an axis perpendicular to the plane of the ecliptic. This would have resulted in climates largely governed by latitude. Where I differ from Mr. Draghici is in the extent of the damage to the planet. There seem to be many impact points, both under the oceans and on land. Otto Muck, in his book “The Secret of Atlantis”, dealt with a huge one off the coast of North America–and incidentally with the “Carolina Bays”. There is another one in the west Caribbean, near Mexico. The ones on land are harder to identify, due to weathering and erosion, but they are there. I believe that the explosion of Planet Five (Phaeton), where the Asteroid Belt is now, bombarded the Earth and deranged the Solar System, especially Mars and Venus, both of which may have been habitable. A good treatment of the damage to Earth, though I disagree with their origins hypothesis,
    is “Cataclysm!”, by Allan and Delair. And, as Hapgood demonstrated, a crustal shift certainly happened. Atlantis and any other centers of civilization were destroyed. As per Plato, I place the event at about twelve-thousand years ago. Thank you for your work–keep it up.

  7. says

    Nice. And as I’ve been saying, it appears we’ve the great tradition of horoscopic astrology; based on an accident. Your Karma…based on an imposed tilt angle!

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