The epicenter was 151 kilometers north-west of the city of Patras that the Peloponnese, 306 kilometers west of Athens. Reports of damage were reported.
The earthquake occurred in the Ionian Sea on Monday, said the global monitoring of the USGS. Magnitude quake was 4.5 points.
A strong earthquake of magnitude 5.9 occurred in the western part of the African continent, according to the USGS site.
The epicenter of the quake, which was recorded at a depth of ten kilometers at 6:08 MSK, located 175 kilometers north of the largest city in Malawi Mzuzu and near the border with Tanzania. Reports of casualties or damage is not.
On Sunday, December 6 north of Malawi have been several earthquakes of magnitude 5,1-5,8.
It should be noted that in East Africa is an active tectonic plate that promotes abundant earthquakes.
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July 12, 2013. The latest research suggests that the earth rotates at different speeds in certain periods of 5.9-year cycle. Scientists have also found a link between changes in the Earth's rotation and the sudden changes in the magnetic field of our planet. The speed of rotation of the globe can change quickly, to milliseconds per day, due to movement of wind or liquid on the surface of the Earth. Scientists can measure how fast the Earth spins, watching the distant objects in space and time and counting how long they need to return to the field of view - that is, after one day.
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In the city of Mehran, located on the southern Iranian province of Ilam, an earthquake measuring 3.9 on the Richter scale, the agency FARS.
Tremors were recorded seismological center at the Institute of Geophysics of Tehran at 08:56 local time. According to the information center, tremors have been recorded, mostly in the city of Mehran. Information about the deaths, injuries and destruction yet.
From the beginning, in the Iranian province of Ilam have been several earthquakes. Killed and injured as a result of the earthquake was not only caused damage to the element housing — on Read more [...]
Today in Kamchatka earthquake registered.
Two earthquakes occurred in the neighborhood of the Bering Sea, adjacent to the Kamchatka Territory.
As reported by "FederalPress"The press service of the Far Eastern regional center (DVRTS) Emergency Situations Ministry, according to the Geophysical Survey of RAS, 52.4 kilometers south-east of the village Nalychevo Elizovo district of Kamchatka Krai in the point with coordinates: 52.79 NL 159.70 HP registered the earthquake at a depth of 50 km with a magnitude of 4.8.
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Several earthquakes with a magnitude 5,1-5,8 row occurred on Sunday in the North African state of Malawi between 17:35 and 18:30 local time (18: 35-19: 30 MSK), according to the USGS.
As Reuters reports citing a statement from local authorities, there is information about the victims, but their exact number is unknown.
The first and strongest tremors were recorded at a depth of 10 kilometers at 17:36 local time, about 150 kilometers north of the administrative center of the Northern region of Malawi, Mzuzu. Last, the fourth, an earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred at 18:29 local time, 140 kilometers Read more [...]
The earthquake occurred on Tuesday night in northern Naryn region of Kyrgyzstan, according to preliminary data, no victims and destructions.
"According to the Institute of Seismology of the National Academy of Sciences, the earthquake was registered on Tuesday at 00:05 local time at the epicenter of the power of 3-3.5 points" - told RIA "News" in the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Kyrgyzstan.
The epicenter of the earthquake was located on the ridge of At-Bashy, 20 kilometers south of the regional center of Naryn.
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About a thousand lakes dried up in China for the past 50 years, including Lake Sogo Nur in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region; At the same time, thanks to the measures taken under the uniform regulation of water, residents are once again hoping for restoration ecology, according to news agency "Xinhua".
Freshwater Sogo Nur is separated from the lake Gashun Nura ridge of dunes and sand dunes. This area is in the history enjoyed great fame as a lively town on the Silk Road, which for centuries lived on the waters of the river drainless Heihe. It originates in the glaciers Tsilyanshan ridges, flows Read more [...]
The first 10 years of this century have become the warmest in history, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the United Nations. In addition, according to scientists, the outgoing 2009 finished fifth in the last 160 years in terms of high temperatures.
"In 2009, the excess of the normal level of temperature was observed on every continent except North America - it was cooler rules - said WMO Secretary-General Michel Jarraud. - The warming trend is on the face. This fact leaves no doubt. "
"El Niño" warm the planet, "La Niña" - cools
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Earthquake of magnitude 6.4 occurred on Wednesday in the Pacific Ocean near the Loyalty Islands, the site of the USGS.
The epicenter of the quake occurred at 12:46 MSK, located 325 kilometers south-east of the city Tadini. Danger of a tsunami there, but no casualties or damage were reported.
Loyalty - a group of coral islands, located about 100 kilometers north-east of New Caledonia. Area of the islands more than 2000 square kilometers, population - about 15 thousand people.
Loyalty Islands, as well as New Caledonia, part of the possessions of France. Read more [...]
In New Zealand, an earthquake measuring 5.1 magnitude on the Richter scale. According to the National United States Geological Survey, the epicenter of the quake was at a depth of 46 km at a distance of 80 km to the north of the state capital city of Wellington. Reports of possible casualties or damage, as well as the threat of a tsunami due to the earthquake have been reported.
In Mexico, an earthquake measuring 5 on the Richter scale. According to the National United States Geological Survey, the epicenter of the quake was at a depth of 138 km at a distance of 35 km to the Read more [...]
According to the Geophysical Survey of RAS, December 8, 2009 in Tanzania (south-eastern Africa) an earthquake of magnitude 5.9. The epicenter was located at a depth of 10 km in the north of Lake Malawi.
On North Korea attacked powerful showers
July 13, 2013. In the DPRK, as a result of flooding caused by heavy rains, killing two people. The highest rainfall - from 200 to 400 millimeters - occurred in the central regions of the country. Powerful showers hit the capital of North Korea, Suncheon city and Anju. As a result of the disaster, more than 700 people have lost their homes, 1.7 thousand hectares of farmland were under water.
According to the forecasts of local weather forecasters, on Sunday, July 14 will be held in North Korea again, heavy rains, and on the east and west coasts of the country Read more [...]
Let's start from October 1 to restore the chronology of the incident.
It is a pity that this event does not lit up by the mainstream media.
Apparently the arrival of Prime Minister hinders rather sorry.
On October 1.
In the vicinity of Nizhny Tagil eliminate the effects of the failure of the soil. Surface subsidence occurred on 1 October 2009 at 15:30 near the railway station "Mountain High." As a result of PE were damaged railway lines and highways, as well as one derelict building in the Vysokogorskogo mechanical plant.
On-site emergency visited checking representatives Institute of Mining, Read more [...]
Some parts of China are suffering from a severe drought. In order to understand how it really, see photos collected by us.
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More than 120 forest fires caused by strong winds and high temperatures, emerged on Thursday in south-eastern Australia, in several cities introduced a state of emergency, the agency Agence France-Presse with reference to the local authorities.
A large fire, the epicenter of which is dangerously close to agricultural holdings, occurred in the state of New South Wales. At its suppression thrown about 2 thousand firefighters.
"Fire is now covered a large area ... two hours later the fire can get close to farmland. Fire out of control, he is unpredictable and fast moving "- told representatives Read more [...]
We have already reported flooding in Jeddah. Since that time, new data and photos from the crash site. Look.
After the biggest flood in recent years in Saudi Arabia, which killed at least 116 people are still going count damage and searching for bodies. Water flooded the streets of a major port of Jeddah on the Red Sea. Flood has damaged more than 8,000 homes and more than 7,000 vehicles.
Flood coincided with the beginning of the Hajj - the pilgrimage of Muslims from around the world to the holy sites in Mecca. Authorities were forced to close the highway from Jeddah to Mecca, which caused Read more [...]
7 December UN starts climate change conference in Copenhagen. Say, as always, will be about saving the planet from global warming. Nine photographers agency NOOR produced an impressive report - that the planet is not so, and whose life after the conference could change
Honestly say, global warming - it is primarily a policy and then science. When in 2007? M climatologists have officially recognized that greenhouse gas emissions are to blame first and foremost people with their industry, the political campaign was already in full swing. The Kyoto Protocol signed by the time a hundred-plus countries Read more [...]
For 11 months as a result of 225 emergencies in Kyrgyzstan killed 71 people, including 49 people died from the accident.
The greatest number of casualties occurred during the 16 man-made emergencies and major traffic accidents, which claimed 49 lives. During one of the 14 landslide in the village Raykomol Aksy district killed 16 people, while 35 avalanches - 2 people. Done without the tragedies of 93 debris flows and floods, earthquake 21, 15 hurricanes and strong winds.
The largest number of emergencies happened in Jalal-Abad region, where, due to the fact that the territory of the road from Read more [...]