6.3 magnitude earthquake occurred on Friday in the north-eastern Indonesia, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
(Magnitude 6.3 HALMAHERA, INDONESIA Friday, October 08, 2010 at 05:43:10 UTC)
According to seismologists, the epicenter of the quake was in the Molucca Sea 235 km north-east of the provincial capital city of Ternate, North Moluccas. The earthquake was located at a depth of 145 kilometers.
No casualties, destruction and the threat of a tsunami is not reported.
Indonesia is part of the so-called "Pacific Ring of Fire" (powerful tectonic fault): plates that form the bottom Read more [...]
Exterior On October 5, Alex Lowe, the 40-year-old mountaineer from Bozeman, Montana, whom this clip called the humankind's finest mounter, perished in an avalanche on the slopes of Shishapangma, a 26,398-foot bill in southerly Tibet, on with Dave Bridges, a 29-year-old mounter from Aspen, Colorado. The departure of Lowe is the almost dangerous bump to the American mounting community since the Read more [...]
On the islands of Tonga / South Pacific / last night there was an earthquake of magnitude 6.1. Tectonic upheavals registered at a depth of about 10 kilometers, the epicenter was located 150 kilometers north-east of Nuku'alofa, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
For fifteen minutes before the earthquake was registered in the islands underground shock magnitude 5.5. Data on the impact of display elements have been reported, according to ITAR-TASS.
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In the Republic of Mauritius, an island nation in the Indian
Ocean, recorded an earthquake of magnitude 6.3.
The earthquake was located at a depth of 10.65 km. Epicenter
earthquake was located in the 900 km from the capital
Port Louis, reports the U.S. Geological Survey National.
Information on casualties or damage have been reported yet.
On the Kyrgyz-Chinese border, an earthquake of magnitude 5.6 points. This was reported on the website of China Seismological Service, news agency «24.kg».
As noted, the epicenter of the earthquake was located at the border between China and Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan at a depth of seven kilometers. Push occurred on September 7 in 21.41, Bishkek time. Data on casualties or damage so far.
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Avalanches can occur at any time of year and day of congestion snow slopes during a snowstorm or after a heavy snowfall due to the low adhesion strength between the new snow and the underlying surface. This is the so-called dry avalanches.
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Earthquakes for the period November 12-14. EMSC
In the west, the Gulf of Aden today for four hours there were more than a dozen earthquakes. The strongest of these, according to the Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences, a magnitude 5.4.
The first underground hit was registered at 06:29 Greenwich Time / 9:29 MSK /. Then a few more earthquakes - off the coast of Yemen to Somalia. Closest to the epicenter of the city are Djibouti, Aden, Berbera / Somalia / Asab / Eritrea /. Tectonic upheavals occurred at a depth of 10 km below the bottom of the Gulf of Aden, the magnitude of Read more [...]
Earthquake of magnitude 6.0 occurred on Sunday in the eastern part of Indonesia. Information on casualties or damage were reported.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of the quake was located near the Kai Islands and center lies at a depth of about 9 km.
According to seismologists, there is no tsunami threat.
The Indonesian archipelago is part of the so-called Pacific volcanic "Ring of Fire", which is characterized by high seismic activity, ITAR-TASS reported.
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Specialists Committee of Civil Protection of the Mayor of Volgograd found the cause of mysterious tremors that shook the hero city for the past week and a half. They concluded that the weak earthquakes are aftershocks of large quantities of ammunition explosions at the site in Prudboy Kalachevskaya district of the Volgograd region.
As reported V1.ru the press service of the administration of Volgograd, the city committee of experts of the Civil Protection established a direct relationship between reports of tremors and explosions of ammunition in military training ground Prudboy.
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Worker injured on Wednesday in a mine, "Red Riding Hood" in the Sverdlovsk region due to the local underground earthquake, the Press Service of the Russian Emergencies Ministry in the region.
"Thirteen October 2010 at 14.40 (12.40 MSK) received a message from the dispatcher mine" Red Riding Hood ", located in Severouralsk, that occurred at the mine rock bursts. In the release of mining ore miner suffered born in 1987, "- said in a statement.
Injured with a concussion and contusion of the right hip taken to the city hospital Severouralsk. His condition is satisfactory. Read more [...]
In order to prevent the negative consequences of possible earthquakes in Latvia to create a network of local seismological monitoring stations, according to a draft of the new Civil Defence Plan, prepared by the Ministry of the Interior.
As the authors of the document, while Latvia and is not in a seismically active area, the facts of history and statistics point to the possibility of there fairly strong aftershocks.
In the period from 1976 to 2004 in the Baltic region was recorded eight fairly strong earthquake with a magnitude of 3.5 to 5 on the Richter scale, reminiscent of the Interior Ministry.
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Seismologists Irwin and Pace University in the United States in the years to predict California's major earthquake that could reach 8 points. According to scientists, such a devastating earthquake in the region occur every 45 - 145 years.
Analyzing statistical data on earthquakes in California over the past 700 years, researchers have found their likely effect. With the regularity of times in 45 - 145 years in the region, a strong earthquake in 6.5 - 7.8 on the Richter scale. The last such earthquake hit California 1857 , and his strength was about 7.8 score.
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The next major earthquake occurred on Tuesday in Indonesia, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
According to seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake magnitude 6.1 located at 225 km south of the provincial capital of West Sumatra, Padang city, its center lies at a depth of 23 kilometers.
No casualties, destruction or the threat of a tsunami is not reported, but residents of Indonesia with concern the continuing seismic activity in the region. On Monday night, a strong earthquake shook the country of magnitude 7.2, and immediately it was followed by a magnitude 5.5 aftershock Read more [...]
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In the afternoon, September 6 Chelyabinsk literally shook. Not so much of a difference, but the underground wave originated somewhere north of the village Shagol swept through the north-west to the recreation park. Felt it in other areas.
The closest we have found from witnesses to the epicenter of the mysterious incident were members of one of the largest car dealers in the area Shagol. "At about 16 o'clock heard a roar, rattled windows in the office, - says Elena Doydoyan. - We first thought - something associated with the aircraft, as far CHVVAUSH airfield. The windows did Read more [...]
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Earthquakes of magnitude 6.6 and 7.2 occurred on Wednesday in the eastern part of the Indonesian archipelago, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.
According to the American meteorologist, the epicenter of earthquake was located at 195 kilometers from Dobo (Dobo) on the island of Kepulauan Aru (Kepulauan Aru), the earthquake lies at a depth of 21.2 kilometers.
According to the National Meteorological Agency of Indonesia, magnitude quake was 7.4, there is also the possibility of a tsunami following an earthquake.
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.7 occurred on Saturday in central Chile, the devastation and casualties are not reported, the website of U.S. Geological Service.
The epicenter of tremors recorded in 02.58 local time (09.58 MSK), is located 110 kilometers south-west of the city of Concepcion, the focus lies at a depth of about 35 kilometers.
At the end of February in Chile as a result of the earthquake and ensuing tsunami killed about 500 people.
In northern Greece earthquake with a magnitude of tremors in 5.0. Quake was recorded at 09.17 local time (10.17 Moscow time). According to seismologists, Read more [...]