Yesterday afternoon, a magnitude 7.9 temblor smitten in the neighborhood of Picayune Sitkin Island in the westerly share of Alaska's Aleutian Islands concatenation. The temblor occurred at 12:53 p.m. Alaska Daytime Clock (4:53 p.m. EST).According to the U.S. Geologic Review, the quake occurred at a profundity of 66.8 miles, or 107.5 kilometers, which is importantly deeper than premature earthquakes in the neighborhood, including an M7.9 quake in 1996 and an M8.7 temblor in 1965. The principal jerking was followed by 21 aftershocks, the largest of which recorded magnitudes of 6.0 and 5.8, severally.The Read more [...]
The earthquake occurred on Wednesday afternoon in the city of Alexandria, in the north of Sakhalin Sakhalin, no casualties or damage, told RIA Novosti press officer of the Main Department of EMERCOM of Russia in the region.
According to him, tremors 3-3.5 points residents feel at 14.48 Sakhalin time (7.48 MSK).
An earthquake measuring 5 on the Richter scale occurred on Saturday at the South Sandwich Islands in the Atlantic Ocean 3350 kilometers south-east of the capital of Argentina Buenos Aires, according to the USGS site.
Tremors were recorded at 00.20 to UTC (Coordinated Universal Time, 03.20 MSK). Their epicenter was located 105 kilometers north of the island at high depth of 10 kilometers.
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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 a Friday afternoon in the south of Sakhalin Kholmsk, no casualties or damage, told RIA Novosti press officer of the Main Department of EMERCOM of Russia in the region.
«According to the duty seismologist seismic „Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk“Tremors occurred in 15.41 Sakhalin time (08.41 MSK) 49 kilometers south of the city Kholmsk», — the spokesman said.
According to him, the earthquake was felt in the upper floors of buildings. In the municipality «Chelm Borough» No casualties or damage, life-support systems are operating normally.
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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 [...]
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 occurred on Monday in Morocco, data on casualties and damage were reported, according to the USGS website.
Tremors occurred in 09.41 MSK.
The epicenter was located at a depth of 10 kilometers 185 kilometers north-east of the Moroccan city of Bou Arfa and 245 kilometers north-east of the Algerian Behar.
Other details were not disclosed.
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.
Earthquake of magnitude 4.4 occurred on Tuesday in central Italy, reported the National Civil Defence.
Fluctuations in the earth's surface were recorded in 14.12 local time (16.12 MSK).
Tremors were clearly felt in various localities of the Italian regions of Tuscany and Umbria. The earthquake occurred just at the time when the Regional Council of Umbria in Perugia (Perugia) went session devoted to the adoption of the 2010 budget. All those present at the meeting felt the tremors, but decided not to stop working. Earthquake of moderate strength occur in these places regularly.
Currently, the 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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The earthquake has shifted from Europe to the East: after Italy and Spain rocked Malawi and Japan.Malaviya
Victims of the earthquake that occurred in south-eastern Africa, became three, about 300 injured
In the African nation of strength tremors reached 6 points. In addition, near the epicenter of destroyed houses and other buildings. About 270 thousand people in a hurry to leave their homes. Reported several collapsed buildings, including schools. In one of the areas hit by the student hostel, while injuring dozens of people.
As noted by scholars since the beginning of December in this 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 [...]
More than 230 settlements in Belarus was de-energized due to heavy snowfall that occurred on Tuesday night.
"The most affected by snowfall Brest, Gomel and Mogilev region. Power outage occurred in 231 cities and 59 farms "- told the agency.
Representative of the company "Belenergo" said that the main reason for power failures began clippings under the weight of snow lines with a voltage of 10 kV.
In "Belenergo" assured that the power failure will be restored in a short time. "Emergency crews since 6:00 am working to resolve the problem. Brest region involved 33 teams, in the Gomel region - about Read more [...]
An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale occurred today in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Tonga. According to the National United States Geological Survey, the epicenter of the quake was located at a depth of 125 km. The earthquake occurred at a distance of 130 km to the north of the capital of the Kingdom of Tonga g.Nukualofa.
Reports of a possible tsunami after the earthquake, as well as data on casualties or damage were reported.Source: RBC. 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.
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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 [...]
Three earthquakes of magnitude 4.1 to 4.3 occurred in Panama on Friday, reports the Institute of Geology of the National University of Panama.
The epicenter was located at a depth of 6 km near to the border with Panama, Costa Rica.
Tremors triggered panic among the population of the cities of Boquete, Gray Punta and Volcan.
According to local authorities, victims and destructions.Source: RIA Novosti. Read more [...]
Two earthquakes of magnitude 5.0 and 5.4 occurred on Sunday in the southern part of the Pacific Ocean off the coast of the island nation of Vanuatu, according to the USGS.
The latest and most powerful tremors were recorded at 18.15 to UTC (21.15 MSK) at a depth of 15 kilometers. Their epicenter was located 100 kilometers southwest of the capital of Vanuatu, Port Vila.
Previous earthquake of magnitude 5.0 occurred at 15.53 on UTC (18.53 MSK) at a depth of 216 kilometers. Its epicenter was 200 kilometers from the capital of the island nation.
No casualties or damage were reported. Warnings about Read more [...]
An earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred on Sunday in China's Sichuan province, according to the USGS site.
The epicenter of the aftershocks that occurred in 0.37 MSK, located 35 kilometers southeast of the city of Suining and at a depth of 18.5 kilometers.
A victim of the earthquake that struck China's Sichuan Province, was one man, at least 11 were injured, said on Sunday the agency Agence France-Presse with reference to the local authorities.
According to local media, the element has destroyed dozens of homes.
The most powerful in the last 30 years an earthquake of magnitude 8.0 occurred Read more [...]
As we approach the time of the new moon, which will fall on Saturday, February 13, the world marked increase in the number of earthquakes. According to RBC with reference to the Associated Press, an earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale occurred on the night of 8 to 9 February in southern Mexico near the city of Oaxaca.
Tremors were recorded in 55 km to the north of Puerto Angel, and in the capital, Mexico City. Earthquakes also occurred in Kamchatka and Chukotka, in China and in the Shirak region of Armenia.
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