An earthquake with a magnitude 6 occurred off the coast of Northern California, according to the American TV «CNN CNN» on Friday night. The epicenter was recorded in 55 km. to the north-west of the town of Petrolia in northern California. According to the Tsunami Warning Center West Coast and Alaska, tremors felt in Humboldt County.
Specialists of the center say that at the moment there is no tsunami threat, but in the near future are expected underwater landslides.
The last few days in Poland still going strong snowstorm.
Bad weather led to a collapse in major highways. Movement practically paralyzed. Authorities have mobilized to combat snow drifts all the heavy equipment. It is reported that the most difficult situation - in rural areas. Dozens of villages and towns were cut off from civilization.
Now there trying to break the bulldozers. Bad weather has also complicated the navigation on the rivers of Poland. In particular, oder completely covered with ice. To clear the track, decided to use icebreakers.
Source: NTV Read more [...]
The average daily temperature in the southern West Sibirica east of Omsk is already at 5-7 ° below normal for the beginning of February. But nature will continue to experience the Siberians to frost.
In the coming days, Siberian frosts from Novosibirsk to Kemerovo will become even stronger as the neighborhood - in the central areas and in the south of the Krasnoyarsk Territory, where the negative temperature anomaly is -10 ... -12 °. In the Krasnoyarsk last night the temperature has dropped to -40 °.
After a day or two such abnormally low night-time temperature can be observed in the Novosibirsk Read more [...]
Employees of the Japanese Coast Guard witnessed a unique natural phenomenon. To the south of Tokyo near the island of Iwo Jima climbed a huge bubbling fountain. Plume of water was able to remove the video.
The reason for his appearance was the eruption of an underwater volcano. Experts have said that if there will be a few more of the same strength, then this place may well be a new island. We add that the last eruption occurred in the vicinity of Iwo Jima in 2005.
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Floods in Mexico have claimed the lives of seven people, including the victims have children. Most affected city Tuxpan, located on the west of the country. He is almost completely flooded.
Streams of water demolished everything in its path, felled trees and demolish the building. Already destroyed more than two million homes. Most people managed to evacuate in time, the authorities promised to provide them with food and blankets. Forecasters are not yet cancel the alarm, according to their data, in the coming days from the banks can go a few rivers.
It is reported that the rains were the worst Read more [...]
Earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred on Friday at the Pacific coast of Guatemala and Honduras, there is no data on the victims, according to the National Institute of Geophysical Survey of Honduras.
The earthquake's epicenter was located off the coast of Guatemala, at a depth of 30.8 kilometers. Information about victims or damage were reported.
According to the Honduran Institute, the earthquake caused passing current tectonic cataclysms in the Caribbean - from Haiti to the northeastern coast of Venezuela.
Source: RIA Novosti Read more [...]
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 occurred on Saturday night in the Pacific Ocean, a few dozen kilometers from the Peruvian coast, data on casualties and no property damage, according to the USGS website.
Tremors were recorded at 01:33 Saturday to UTC (Coordinated Universal Time, 04:33 MSK). Their epicenter was located 185 kilometers west of the city of Arequipa at a depth of 49 kilometers.
This is a sensitive 18 earthquake in Peru since the beginning of the year. In 2009, the country registered 140 earthquakes with a magnitude of 4 to 6.
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February 6th at 4:55:17 UTC, zafisirovano earthquake of magnitude 4.9 in Poland. Epitsent 70 km from the city of Wroclaw, at a depth of 5 km Recorded affected yet.
Coordinates: 51.344 ° N, 16.066 ° E
In itself, the presence of seismic activity in Europe weird. Read more [...]
The man put his hand on a fence during a food distribution in Port-au-Prince January 30, 2010. (REUTERS / Carlos Barria)
It has been almost a month after the Haiti earthquake struck, and "tent city" is not empty for a single day, despite the fact that the factories in Port-au-Prince are slowly beginning to open up. Most of the humanitarian aid has already arrived, and the problems with the distribution of food began to gradually subside. The World Food Programme has launched a new delivery system of rice for 10,000 Haitians a day - now the food will be distributed only to women, as men for products Read more [...]
Interesting picture on seysmokartah. On the map view of the earthquake at the junction of the plates in the oceans over the past week, from January 31. Magnitude - 5 and up.
Source: USGS, Google Earth
4.8, southeast of Easter Island
5, Easter Island region
5, north of Ascension Island
5.1, Pacific-Antarctic Ridge
6.2, southeast Indian Ridge
5.2, South Sandwich Islands region Read more [...]
An earthquake measuring 6.4 magnitude recorded next to a group of islands in the East China Sea, which belong to Japan. The epicenter was at a depth of 16.5 km. Information about the damage and no casualties.
Coordinates: 23.472 ° N, 123.713 ° E
Source: USGS Read more [...]
A few days ago, landslides blocked the alpine railway, which is the main route connecting the city of Cusco and Machu Picchu, and the company "Peru Rail" was forced to close it.
Element continues to torment the South American country. Rains continued for several weeks in eight regions of Peru, called out from the banks of rivers, floods and landslides. In the south-east of the country have already evacuated about 60 thousand. Persons. The flood killed at least 20 people. Most affected by the disaster department of Cusco - the region flooded seven thousand houses. Namely, in the region of Cusco Read more [...]
We do not know why Obama called it snegomaggedonom but beautiful sight.According to the American broadcaster CNN, heavy snowfall that hit the east coast of the United States, paralyzed traffic and left hundreds of thousands without electricity chelovek.Snegopad hit the east coast states from southern Indiana and further east — New York, Washington, Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey, — everywhere paralyzing traffic and disrupting the normal flow of life.
Snowfall left without electricity hundreds of thousands of people. The President of the United States Barack Read more [...]
Two earthquakes along the coast South of Panama. Information about the consequences of not.
The first had a magnitude of 5.1 and lies at a depth of 24 km in 9:49:17 at UTC, the second had the following characteristics: 5.1 points at a depth of 35.7 km in 9:50:49 to UTC
Coordinates: 6.195 ° N, 82.358 ° W; 5.841 ° N, 82.228 ° W
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Residents of 540 homes in southern California to be evacuated due to the threat of a powerful mudflows from the mountain tops.
Mud avalanches after intense rainfall on Friday and Saturday destroyed or damaged more than 40 buildings in the settlements of La Canada Flintridge and near Los Angeles. There were no casualties, said fire protection service of Los Angeles County. Bad weather has hampered traffic in the city and its suburbs. Because of the flooding area on Saturday were blocked several local roads and a portion of a major highway.
For residents of La Canada Flintridge and left temporarily Read more [...]
July 21, 2013. Rescuers Amur region had to urgently evacuate the whole village. Due to heavy rains overflowed the river came Urca. Within a few hours the water level rose by half a meter. Flooded all the houses. The village is cut off from the world. Not only affected local school - it is located on a hill. It put part of the evacuees. The rest were taken to the nearby towns.Residents from the flooded village Ivanivka evacuated by helicopter. Sent Mi-26 - one of the most spacious cars - or simply do not have time. First, take out the children. Baby lifeguards are on hand. Almost all of Read more [...]
National Center for data collection on the state of the snow and ice cover the United States made an unexpected (compared to last year's climate hype) a statement that global warming, is, was caused only "natural temperature cycles of the Pacific and Atlantic oceans."
This winter in the UK - the coldest in the last thirty years - only the first step of a new cycle.
For Europe, for example, the most important factor is the temperature at the center of the northern part of the Atlantic Ocean.
This view is expressed by reputable climatologists, is never in the camp convinced opponents of the hypothesis Read more [...]
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