It will arise from a crevice / cavern which reaches deep into the earth, in the cradle of civilization. It will reach out in every direction bringing utter destruction. It is the Earth killer.
Interpretation: It refers to a 9.0 earthquake, I am almost certain. The location seems to be in … Well, this is strange because he said “cradle of civilization” which indicates the crest of Iraq/Turkey but to my mind’s eye he placed something like an enormous red pimple northwest of the recent earthquakes in Turkey/Syria. That’s in the opposite direction.