The earthquake occurred in the Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday evening, according to the global monitoring of United States Geological Survey (USGS).
According to the service, the magnitude of the earthquake was 4.5. The epicenter was located 123 kilometers southwest of the Greek island of Rhodes in the eastern Aegean Sea, 350 kilometers from Athens.
Earthquake of magnitude 5.7 occurred on Tuesday in the southern part of the Pacific Ocean off the coast of the island nation of Vanuatu, according to the USGS.
Tremors were recorded at a depth of 39.8 kilometers in 19.42 to UTC (Coordinated Universal Time, 22.42 MSK). Their epicenter was located 100 kilometers north-west of the capital of Vanuatu, Port Vila.
Reports of casualties or damage is not.
In October, the Pacific off the coast of Vanuatu were recorded several strong earthquakes with a magnitude greater than 7.0. Strong earthquake of magnitude 8.3 occurred on October 2 South Pacific near Read more [...]
In the south-west of Turkey, an earthquake measuring 4.7 in magnitude. According to the National United States Geological Survey, the epicenter of the quake was at a depth of 26.5 km. at a distance of 65 km. southeast of the city of Denizli and 395 km. to the north-west of the Turkish capital of Ankara. Information on casualties or damage were reported.
This is the second earthquake in the region in the past day. The first tremors of 5.2 magnitude occurred in the morning before 30 km. to the north-west of the Turkish city of Denizli.
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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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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 [...]
In China, an earthquake of magnitude 5.2 on the Richter scale. According to the National United States Geological Survey, the epicenter of the quake was at a depth of 10 kilometers at a distance of 125 kilometers from the Chinese city of Hami in Xinjiang. Reports of possible casualties or damage were reported.
Recall that this year in China had three very strong earthquake. In May, a push force of 5.2 points, with the epicenter in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, July China's Yunnan Province shocked about 400 aftershocks in November and again in Yunnan impulse magnitude 5 points. Read more [...]
Seismologists have registered in the last day in the Kuril Islands two tremors, victims and destructions, told RIA Novosti on Monday a representative of the General Directorate of EMERCOM of Russia on the Sakhalin area.
«The first earthquake of magnitude 5.5 was recorded on Sunday morning at 195 km south-east of the town of Severo-Kurilsk (island Paramushiro)», — the spokesman said.
Second, he said, happened on the same day, 40 kilometers south-east of the village Malokurilskoye (Shikotan). Earthquake of magnitude 4 were recorded at a depth of 70 kilometers.
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Earthquake of magnitude 3.4 occurred on Monday at 4.52 local time (3.52 MSK) 14 kilometers from the city Dashkesen and 48 km south-west of the city of Ganja, reports the Center of Seismological Service of the National Academy of Sciences of the country.
Casualties or damage as a result of the earthquake that struck at a depth of 13 kilometers, no.
5.1 magnitude earthquake was registered on Tuesday near the Pacific coast of Chile, data on victims or damage were reported, according to the USGS website.
Tremors were reported in 11.34 UTC (Coordinated Universal Time, 14.34 MSK). The epicenter was located at a depth of about 10 kilometers per 685 kilometers south-west of the town of Castro and 1.56 thousand kilometers to the south-west of the capital Santiago.
Over the past two months in Chile was more than ten sensitive earthquakes. The country is in a zone of the Pacific «fire zone»Where 85% of all recorded quakes in the world.
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For the past day zafiksirovanny earthquake in Italy, Chile, and the Kuril Islands ...
In the central part of Italy, on Tuesday, December 15, an earthquake of magnitude 4.2 on the Richter scale, according to news agency Associated Press. Fortunately, victims and survivors are not available. Authorities to react to what is happening and managed to evacuate about six people living in the province of Perugia, Umbria region. It is here that tremors were felt most strongly.
5.1 magnitude earthquake was registered on Tuesday near the Pacific coast of Chile, data on victims or damage were Read more [...]
July 16, 2013. An earthquake of magnitude 7.2 occurred on Monday near the South Sandwich Islands (Atlantic Ocean) in the Subantarctic, reports the USGS.
According to seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 187 kilometers from the uninhabited island of Bristol. Hotbed of aftershocks at the depth of 50 kilometers.
Tsunami in the region is possible as a local phenomenon, and would not be of a destructive nature, according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration United States.
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Seismologists recorded a magnitude 4 earthquake near the island Paramushiro in the northern part of the Kuril Islands, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday, spokesman of the Main Directorate of the Russian Emergencies Ministry in the Sakhalin area.
«The earthquake was registered on Wednesday night in the 81 km to the south-east of the town of Severo-Kurilsk at a depth of 70 kilometers», — the spokesman said.
Damage and no casualties, no tsunami alert was declared, the residents of Sakhalin earthquake is not felt, he added.
Kuril Islands continuously «shakes» November Read more [...]
A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.2 occurred today at 09:24 local time / 03: 24 MSK / on the Japanese islands of Hokkaido and Honshu. According to the National Meteorological Administration, there is no threat of a tsunami. Reports of casualties have been reported yet.
The epicenter of the quake was located in the northern part of the Sea of Japan. Center lies at a depth of about 410 km under the seabed. Seismologists reported that residents felt the vibrations of a number of coastal areas of Hokkaido, as well as another 11 prefectures of the country to the north-east of Honshu, including Read more [...]
Two earthquakes of magnitude 5.8 and 4.9 occurred on Wednesday December 31 to the north of Mexico, according to the National Seismological Service of Mexico.
Tremors with an interval of five minutes were recorded at a depth of 6 kilometers. The epicenter was located 33 kilometers to the southeast of the Mexican city of Mexicali (Baja California).
Many buildings in the city were without electricity from high-rise buildings has been made, the emergency evacuation of citizens.
Reports of destruction and no injuries were reported.
Source: RIA Novosti. Read more [...]
In Tajikistan today at 07:15 (5:15 GMT) an earthquake of magnitude 5.1. This was reported on duty Dushanbe seismic station.
According to ITAR-TASS, According to seismologists, the tremors were felt mainly in the southern and eastern regions of the country, including Badakhshan, where there are the most high-Lake in the Pamirs — Sarez.
In the capital of Tajikistan, the magnitude of the earthquake was 2 points.
According to the Tajik Committee of Emergency Situations, information about damage were reported.
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Zemletrseniya two in a row, with an interval of one hour, occurred in the Pacific Ocean.
Earthquake of magnitude 7.2 occurred on Sunday in the southwest Pacific in the Solomon Islands soon after the region was recorded earthquake of magnitude 6.5, said on Monday the United States Geological Survey.
The second earthquake occurred at 22:36 Sunday to UTC (01:36 Monday MSK). The epicenter was located at a depth of 30.5 kilometers per 105 kilometers south-east of Gizo, the administrative center of the Western Province of the island nation of Solomon Islands.
Preceding it an earthquake of magnitude Read more [...]
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On the sun restored southern belt of activity
The active area of the northern (1038 and 1035), and Southern (1036), zones of solar activity at the junction of 2009-2010. Image obtained by MDI instrument on the SOHO satellite December 22, 2009.
A significant increase in the activity of the southern hemisphere of the Sun recorded currently numerous Read more [...]
Earthquake of magnitude 4.0 occurred on Tuesday in the Marches (Marche) in central Italy, according to the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology.
According to the Italian Civil Defence, death and destruction is not revealed yet.
The strongest quake (4.0) was recorded by seismologists at 9.25 am (11.25 MSK). Shortly before this happened fluctuations in the Earth surface force of 2.9 on the Richter scale. Third thrust force had 2.6 points.
The earthquake's epicenter was located in the area between the settlements of St # 39, Angelo (Sant # 39; Angelo) and Loro Piceno (Loro Piceno) in Read more [...]
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