The a 6.2 magnitude earthquake occurred on Wednesday off the coast of the state of Vanuatu in the South Pacific ocean, reports the website of the U.S. Geological survey.
Tremors were registered at 11.37 on UTC (coordinated universal time, 15.37 time. According to seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 140 kilometres South-East of the city Isangel (Osanna). The earthquake at a depth of 54 km.
About the victims, the extent of damage and the threat of a tsunami is not reported.
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Former hurricane of the Atlantic \"Daniel\" eve told moist and warm breath of the tropics to Europe. Heavy rains marked on the background of a decent temperature - 20...25°. In Ireland, France and Switzerland daily precipitation exceeded a fortnight norm is 60 mm. In Germany and Austria rain accompanied by Gale (22 m/s), and on the coast of great Britain and France, the wind had reached Gale-force values (>33 m/s). Ex-hurricane moves on to the continent. Today he continues his wet and warm mission in Germany, and tomorrow will take it to the Central Europe. At the weekend the remnants of the Read more [...]
August 31, 2013. Agency NASA mass of the celestial body, exploding in the sky above the Tennessee night, August 28, rated at 110 pounds, and has a diameter of about 1 meter. In addition to the automatic camera tracking meteors, space flight visitor recorded 4 Doppler radar.
Space \"boulder\" entered the Earth's atmosphere at a speed of 25 km/s and probably exploded into her tight layers. In max glow ball of fire had brightness 16th magnitude, which is 20 times brighter than the full moon.
When was calculated orbit of the car, it became clear that the origin of the object associated with the Read more [...]
For the second time in a year blossomed Apple trees in suburban areas in Tyumen.
\"Re-blossoming Apple tree is connected with very hot August and warm early September,\" - said the Agency \"Interfax\" Professor Tyumen agricultural Academy Alexander Ivanenko.
He also noted that, according to his long-term observations, such a re-flowering promises in General, warm autumn.
\"Is that because of the hot August and September days re-flowering not only Apple, but Rowan and buckthorn, which in the autumn can bloom for quite a long time,\" he said Ivanenko.
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The influence of an anticyclone and satok cool air from the North worked on decreasing the minimum temperature. In Tuesday night frosts were observed across the Central belt of European Russia. The lowest temperature recorded at the \"pole of cold\" in the Metropolitan region of the city Cherusci. In the morning the air virologica up to-4.0°, just not a lot does not reach the absolute minimum of this day for Moscow, which is -4,9° was observed over a century ago in 1906.
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Two new miniature mud volcano increased after prolonged heavy rains in the crater of the volcano Uzon on the territory of the Kronotsky nature reserve in Kamchatka, told RIA Novosti the representative of the reserve.
In the bowl of an old volcano intensified his old miniature copies, and appeared new. Two newborn dwarf volcanoes state inspectors reserve found from the observation deck of the lake Chloride during traversal\", - said the Agency interlocutor.
According to him, previously, there was only dried lumps of clay. After rains hot couple has softened dirt, revived the old volcanoes, Read more [...]
The highest in Eurasia active volcano — Klyuchevskoy — in Kamchatka throws pillars of ash to a height of 6 km, the plume from the eruption stretches for 110 miles to the East, told RIA Novosti the representative of the Institute of Volcanology and seismology Feb RAS.
«In addition to the ash emissions from the crater of the volcano climb a half-mile lava fountains. In the dark there is the glow of the lava flows on the South-Western and North-Western slopes», — said the Agency interlocutor.
According to him, the roar from the side of the volcano, Read more [...]
Last night because of the strong wind in the Novosibirsk region were left without electricity 9 settlements.
As reported in the Management of emergency situations of Russia in Novosibirsk region, at 4:40 in the result of damage to the transmission line 10 kV Moszkowski in the area were left without electricity 9 settlements: Oyash, Dubrovina, Uspenka, Raven, Belozerka, Ob, Hype, Sarajevo and Umrah.
Just these settlements account 7800 people. To address the damage on the spot, there are four teams Ob-grid - 12 people and 4 vehicles.
Today, September 9, electricity is expected to recover.
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Eighty-five crews branch «IDGC of Siberia» — «Omskenergo» and 92 units of the automobile and machinery were involved in the liquidation of the consequences of the strong wind on 8 September.
Element, accompanied by strong winds, rain, and Northern districts of the region even snow raged throughout the territory of Omsk region. The greatest amount of damage occurred in Ust-Ishim and Krutinsky areas.
In «Omskenergo» was set up operational headquarters for elimination of consequences on the power lines during the storm, told state television and Read more [...]
In the area of the Kuril Islands Iturup this morning there have been four earthquakes magnitude of the most significant of these was 5.9. The estimated strength of the earthquake of 7.5-8 points. Three more impetus had a magnitude of 4.8 to 5.4, according to the Geophysical service of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
The first manifestation of the elements were registered in 04:41 Sakhalin time /21:41 GMT 8 September/. The last underground kick awarded 09:58 /02:58 GMT/.
The epicenters of all earthquakes were located in the Pacific ocean, 150 km South-East of the city of Kurilsk, located on the Read more [...]
About 3.5 thousand residents of the American city of boulder, Colorado evacuated due to forest fires that swept arid areas near the city.
The fire destroyed nearly 150 houses, reported on Thursday September 9, local government.
According to city authorities, at present West of the city fire covered about 2,5 thousands of hectares of land. Despite the relatively small epicenter of the fire, he covered the residential areas, causing major damage.
Fire services shall take all necessary measures to extinguish the fire, but can't bring it under control.
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Volcano Planchon is located on the border with Argentina
In Chile declared the threat of volcanic eruption. The government announced emergency evacuation of residents of towns and villages in the North-East of the country.
Volcano Planchon is located on the border with Argentina. Today it suddenly started to produce smoke and make rumbling sounds.
Recall that two years ago the eruption of Chaiten forced to evacuate all located nearby the city.
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September 4, 2013. In the Central part of Japan on the morning of 4 September earthquake of a magnitude of 6.9. About it reports Reuters.
The earthquake affected Tokyo and all over the East coast of Honshu, including the Fukushima Prefecture. However, no damage emergency nuclear power plant \"Fukushima-1\" was not received.
The earthquake no one was hurt. There is no tsunami threat.
The focus lies at a depth of 400 kilometers in the Pacific ocean, about 580 kilometers South of Tokyo.
In March 2011, a powerful earthquake of magnitude 9.0 and subsequent tsunami accident at the Japanese nuclear Read more [...]
The inspectors Abaza blocked traffic on 189 kilometer of the highway \"Abakan - AK-Dovurak\". Vehicles towards the village of Kubica with Abaza denied due to heavy smoke caused by forest fires.
Currently riding a forest fire raging in the log Karinska, Ordzhonikidze district of Khakassia. Fire forest, with a total area of 10 hectares, according to preliminary data, is located 20 kilometers from the village Gaidaros.
\"The traffic police on Ordzhonikidzevsky district closed the traffic on the road \"Ostankino - Gaidaros\" and near the village Sarala in the direction of the famous in Khakassia Read more [...]
Squally wind that hit last night at Tomsk, cut wire and felled trees.
As reported in the press service of the city hall collapsed poplar broke the contact network of trolleybuses on a street Far Klyuchevskoy. By the beginning of the working day had blocked the movement of trams and trolleybuses at the intersection of Lenin and other street Far Klyuchevskoy. Also de-energized trolley line on Suvorov street.
In the Leninsky district of the trees fell on Ul. B. Podgorny, may day, Smirnova, at the intersection of street R. Luxembourg and Sacco. Branches, including large, covered the road at Read more [...]
The Indian capital is threatened by the strongest over the last 30 years floods. Because of the continuing heavy rains the water in the Yamuna river has now reached a critical level and continues to arrive.
In some areas of the metropolis, such as UCLA, Jamie, Model town, Faridabad, alert, authorities began evacuating residents. Water rises to the main ring road of the capital's Ring road, reports ITAR-TASS.
In the suburbs of new Delhi flooded 65 the settlements. There in full swing rescue operations involving troops. In 85 villages along the Yamuna, also announced anxiety.
Due to the ongoing Read more [...]
Plant Franklinia alatamaha, known as the tree of Franklin, blooms fragrant Cup-shaped white flowers and belongs to the family of tea, writes British newspaper the Telegraph.
The first plant was opened in 1765 Philadelphia botanists John and William Bartram, who named it in honor of his close friend Benjamin Franklin. Scientists have discovered the tree on the banks of the river Altamaha in the American state of Georgia, and since the 1800s, the plant is considered endangered species. Today only in a few places on Earth grows the tree of Franklin and cultivated in the British kennel Trewithen Read more [...]
In the USA, in Texas, was waiting for a powerful hurricane that has already done Affairs in Mexico. The wind increased slightly, but in Dallas and another dozen other cities for a day had the monthly norm of precipitation, and on the streets flooded turbulent flows.
In captivity elements are thousands of drivers, killing a woman, her car completely went under water. Defunct amusement Park, flooded hundreds of houses, residents have to climb on the roof and wait until they will shoot fire.
Another Pacific storm has finally reached Japan. On the island of Honshu flooded highway, interrupted Read more [...]
Saransk. Mordovia. In the capital of Mordovia, the cases of encounters with wild foxes, dogs in most cases go on the road and find yourself under the wheels of vehicles. It is reported Info-rm.com with reference to the institution \"Directorate of municipal economy and improvement\".
This behavior foxes can be caused by forest fires that raged in the territory of the Republic in August, and the cases of rabies. Last year residents of Saransk and employees of public utilities caught 61 a rabid animal. Utility workers are strongly advised not to try to catch the animals themselves, and to report Read more [...]