December 5th Azerbaijan earthquake. According to Trend News, the epicenter was located in the north-eastern part of the Caspian Sea, 54 km from the Azerbaijani town of Guba. The earthquake reached three on the Richter scale.
As reported by the Republican Seismic Survey Center in Guba, Siyazan and Devechi magnitude tremors were registered two points.
There are no victims.
Recall that the previous earthquake in Azerbaijan on November 20. Then the earthquake epicenter was located in the south of the country - 8 km east of the city Lerika. It should be noted that on November 1 in the Gabala region Read more [...]
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 [...]
At the eastern coast of Kamchatka earthquake. Aftershocks of magnitude 4.9 was recorded at 14:16 local time (5:16 GMT).
The epicenter was located at a depth of Avacha Bay 133 kilometers. This was reported in the Kamchatka Branch of the Geophysical Survey of RAS
In the settlements, including in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, located 40 kilometers north-west of the epicenter, the tremors were not felt. Victims and destructions. The threat of a tsunami has not been announced. Read more [...]
The epicenters of all three earthquakes were located in the Pacific Ocean
Three earthquakes occurred today in the area of Northern Kuriles. The most powerful of them was due to fluctuations in the Earth's crust magnitude 6.5-6.7. Two other underground strike were weaker, their magnitudes 3.9 and 4.1.
According to NEWSru.com, epicenters of all three earthquakes were located in the Pacific Ocean on the beam uninhabited island Onekotan. Tectonic movements occurred at a depth of 25 to 33 miles below the ocean floor.
None of the earthquake tsunami threat is not carried. In the North-Kurilsk Read more [...]
July 15, 2013. Tungurahua volcano, located in the national park Sangay in the Ecuadorian Andes (Cordillera Real) on Sunday reiterated itself. Agency "RIA Novosti" with reference to the Latin American media reports on the evacuation of at least 200 residents living in the vicinity of the volcano.
Powerful explosion in the crater, followed by the release of gas and large rocky material and volcanic ash to a height of about four kilometers, forced the government of Ecuador declared in two central provinces of the country - Tungurahua and Chimborazo orange alert level.In a heightened state of Read more [...]
Turrialba (Spanish. Turrialba) - an active volcano in North America, is located in Costa Rica.
More than 20 residents of villages located close to the active volcano Turrialba in the vicinity of the capital of Costa Rica - San Jose, were urgently evacuated, officials said the rescue service of the country.
Volcano height 3.3 thousand. Meters began spewing ash that covered a radius of 3 km from the crater. It made the Costa Rican authorities to introduce preventive measures for residents of villages in the immediate vicinity of the volcano.
Turrialba activity for many years attracts tourists. Read more [...]
On Tuesday, the Taiwan earthquake of magnitude 5.6 points. The epicenter of the quake was located off the east coast of the island, 19 km from the city of Hualien, Taiwan SEISMIC reported. Information on casualties or damage were reported.
Taiwan is located in one of the most seismically dangerous zones of East Asia, and regular earthquakes pose a significant threat to the island of 23 million population
Source: ITAR-TASS Read more [...]
Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred on Monday near the Pacific coast of the peninsula in the south Osumi Kyushu, according to the Bureau of Meteorology website Japan.
The epicenter of the earthquake recorded at 16.15 local time (10.15 MSK), located at a depth of 50 kilometers, is located 75 kilometers from the city of Kagoshima.
According to the Bureau, significant tremors felt urban residents Nitinan, Kagoshima and Miyazaki.
Information on casualties or damage have been reported yet, there is no tsunami threat.
Source: RIA Novosti. Read more [...]
Shalitsa (Shala) - river in Pudozh region of Karelia. Is a right tributary of the River Vodla. Belongs to the basin of the Baltic Sea, Lake Onega and river basin Vodla, Neva and Svir.
Source of the river is in Shalitsa artificial reservoir Shalozero. Mouth of the river is 5 km from the mouth of Vodla, near the village of Terebovskaya.
On the banks of the river are located next village: village Nefedovskaya, BURLAKOVA village, the village of October, Alekseevo village, the village of Onega, Rogozinskaya village, the village of New, village Terebovskaya.
In the middle Read more [...]
Yusha ridge located in the central part of the Southern Urals, to the southwest of the array Large Yamantau. This is one of the ridges thousanders. The length of its small, only about 10 miles a minute.
Spine Yusha perfectly clear with Beloretsk route when going from Intermountain towards Byeloretsk. For turning on Mezhogore begins very long climb to the ridge. The left is the rocky outcrops, a mountain Danube Suygan any differently Yusha.
The highest point of the ridge Yusha - anonymous tip of 1109 m, located in the central part of the range. But very often, and especially the local population Read more [...]
Many tributaries River Shelon small and do not exceed the length of 50 km in length. Large influx of two - is the river and the river Mshaga Sitnya.
List of tributaries of the most Shelon from the source to the mouth is posted below.
left tributaries of the river:
- River Strupenka - length 35 km; catchment area of 210 km; is located 18 km from the mouth of the river Shelon.
- River Mshaga - length 106 km; catchment area of 1540 km; It is 19 km from the mouth of the river Shelon.
- River Krutets - length 14 km; is located 42 km from the mouth of the river Shelon.
- River Police - length Read more [...]
Amazing village located in the vicinity
Nizhny Tagil. Chernoistochinsk picturesquely
located on the eastern slopes surrounded
wooded Ural Mountains. This year, he said
its 280-year anniversary.
The source of the river at the Black in 1726 was built
Chernoistochinsk ironworks, and in
1850 Avrorinsky pig Plant. On the river
Black in 1853 erected Antonovskii Plant. In
by the construction of factories and formed
village Chernoistochinsk. His appearance he
shall Nizhny Tagil plant when with him
supplying iron to Chernoistochinsk Plant for
reforging in iron. And Read more [...]
TENTS I, II
places of ancient Manuf., pos. sanctuary. ECAT., Railway district, lion. bank of the river. Iset. Memory. located on the island Stone Tents surrounded by swamps, 2 km to the north-northwest from the village. Palkino.
Inst. Rec. h. island consists of two fields. Memory. P.I occupies the top of the Social-app. h. island sizes 70_h30 m in height from 5-7 m above the swamp. Blown north-west. winds, it was used to mfr. needs. Memory. Item II is located in the south-west. site dimensions 100h_50 m, decreasing compared with the upper 1.5 m. On this ter., relatively sheltered from cold winds, Read more [...]
According to RBC with reference to the National Geological Survey of the United States, March 14, 2010 on our planet, there were several significant earthquakes.
In the Philippines, the earthquake had a magnitude of 5.0. The epicenter was located at a distance of 280 km south-east of the Philippine city of Davao on the island Mingdao. The earthquake was located at a depth of 122 km. Information on casualties or damage were reported.
In Chile, an earthquake of magnitude 5.0. The epicenter was located at a distance of 100 km north-west of the Chilean city of Temuco. The earthquake was located at Read more [...]
Kosminsky LAKES MONUMENTS
group of ancient settlement. C. Timan. Kosminsky Lake. located on the border of Resp. Komi, Nenets Autonomous. env. and Mezenskogo district of the Arkhangelsk region. Constitute a large lake system. In 1970 V.E.Luzginym on KO Open 10 archaeological. memory. Pos. Ruzhnikova and Kiska multilayer unstratified contain materials dec. periods from the Neolithic to the early of medieval .; parking Alexakhina ply memory., the remaining single-walled parking and location. Pos. Ruzhnikova located on the western. shore KO, on the slope of the 12-m outcrop of sandy terraces on the Read more [...]
Stone RhubarbDistance from Stone Dog Rib (Kourovskaya hostel)According to the measurements of the Soviet Union time to route number 58
According to modern measurements, according to the map-sailing Chusovaia River (UCC 2010)28 km
26 kmStone Rhubarb small and unobtrusive, located slightly to the side of the river. That the author of these lines slipped past this very real stone ghost, and not noticing. Marked on the map, but not visible in reality it can introduce some confusion here floating water tourists.
Stone is located on the left bank Chusovoi 26 kilometers from the village Read more [...]
Stone GraveDistance from Stone Dog Rib (Kourovskaya hostel)According to the measurements of the Soviet Union time to route number 58
According to modern measurements, according to the map-sailing Chusovaia River (UCC 2010)78 km
79 kmStone Grave located on the outskirts of the village Chusova, on the right bank of the river Chusovoi 79 kilometers below campings Chusovaia. Name of the stone came from the fact that it is located near the village cemetery. Stone of the same name is also in the village of Ust-Duck.Stone Grave fairly long, steep rocky massif. Special beauty to give Read more [...]
Stone IlimDistance from Stone Dog Rib (Kourovskaya hostel)According to the measurements of the Soviet Union time to route number 58
According to modern measurements, according to the map-sailing Chusovaia River (UCC 2010)120 km
124 kmStone Ilim is located on the left bank Chusovoi 124 kilometers below the stone dogs ribs Sloboda. Stone was named after the river Ilimki and was located near the village before Ilim.
Stone Ilim stretches about one kilometer along the left bank of the river. He was covered with a dense spruce forest, only here and there through the trees look out of Read more [...]
pos. Mountains. type in Sverdl. region., located on the bank of the river. Is 24 km from Lower Tours.
In the 30s of the XIX century. gold mines Grooms founded on the bank of the river. Is pos. Konyukhova. In 1904 he was transferred here residence manager platinum prom. company. Pos. was renamed Catherine, and after CET. War Is. In 1993, AI has received the status settlement. Mountains. type.
In the village. is developing gold and platinum. I. rj. Priiskovaya pos., located in the forest. In the village. there is a site himleskhoza and gas compressor station. Us. 5.3 thousand. Pers. (01/01/1996).
Author: Skutina Read more [...]