I try to write such publications only if absolutely necessary. Now it seems to me - such a case.April 11. An earthquake measuring 8.9 on the Richter scale occurred on Wednesday off the coast of Indonesia, announced the threat of a tsunami throughout the Indian Ocean region, Reuters reported. (Author's note - as well as the mass tweet messendzhey of our tviteter-account will survive).
Information is important for one simple reason - in 2004, about the same edges, approximately at the same depth was approximately the same magnitude earthquake 9.1-9.3 points. Tsunami generated by this earthquake, Read more [...]
Comorian passenger plane crash sat down in the Indian Ocean were rescued by local fishermen, reports BBC BBC. Representatives of Aviation Comoros reported that all passengers and crew members survived. Aboard a small commercial aircraft was 29. The aircraft began experiencing trouble shortly after takeoff in Moroni - the capital of the Comoros. Once the aircraft has poured fuel tanks, the pilot decided on an emergency landing on water.
Recall Comoros are an archipelago of volcanic origin in the Indian Ocean, in the northern part of the Mozambique Channel between Madagascar and Africa.Category: Read more [...]
Microsatellite "Sphere", launched in August with the ISS Russian cosmonauts entered the Earth's atmosphere - the alleged crash site of the device is in the southern Indian Ocean, according to the U.S. Strategic Command.According to calculations by the U.S. military, the satellite entered the atmosphere on Saturday at 08.17 GMT (12.17 MSK), plus or minus 1 hour.
The expected entry into the atmosphere of the device has the coordinates 47.5 degrees south latitude and 84 degrees east longitude - about 1000 kilometers south-west of the Kerguelen Islands in the Indian Ocean.
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The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague took up the case concerning the proclamation of the UK Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean, a protected area. It would seem that what is wrong is that a huge part of the water area of the reserve is declared? However, it seems in this case, environmental issues - a cover for the more pragmatic goals Chagos Archipelago - the so-called British Indian Ocean Territory. Until the mid-1960s of the last century, the archipelago was part of the British colony of the center on the island of Mauritius. In 1965, three years before independence Mauritius, Read more [...]
A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.7 occurred on the west coast of India near the Nicobar Islands, said on Saturday the U.S. Geological Survey website.The epicenter of quake, which occurred at 23:26 MSK, was located at 448 km south-west of the city of Port Blair, located in the archipelago of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Its center was located at a depth of one kilometer."Data on the extent of damage and casualties were reported. Declared a threat of a tsunami in the Indian Ocean, India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Burma, Thailand, Malaysia, "- the words quoted by the representative of the Read more [...]
Photo: EMSC Magnitude earthquake 5.8 on the Richter scale occurred on Saturday morning at the north-west coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra. Tsunami warning was not announced, according to the National Department of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (NUMKG).Quake epicenter was in 44 kilometers south-east of Sinabang located lying on the west coast of Aceh island of Simeulue. Its center was located at a depth of 37 kilometers below the surface of the Indian Ocean.Information on casualties or destruction are currently not available.Indonesia is part of the so-called "Pacific Read more [...]
Level Indian Ocean over the past century rose to 13 cm However, it rises unevenly. Climate scientists have found out that people of any area time start thinking about relocation.The fact that global warming will lead to an increase in sea level, is difficult to doubt. Many climatologists believe that the water will rise significantly before the end of the XXI century. True, the exact figures of the scientists obtained different, because they derive from different source data and models. For example, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says that the World ocean by the end of the century Read more [...]