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 [...]
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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The earthquake destroyed more than 20 houses in the central part of Japan, seven people were injured, the agency said Agence France-Presse with reference to the local authorities.
The epicenter of the quake was recorded at 08.45 local time (03.45 MSK) in the vicinity of the Izu Peninsula, about 90 kilometers south-east of Tokyo, the USGS said.
In the city of Ito, located in Shizuoka Prefecture, damaged roads, there were faults on sidewalks and damaged more than 20 buildings, including the destroyed one wall of the building.
«We continue to feel the aftershocks following the earthquake», — Read more [...]
Scoreboard on Tverskaya Street shows 10 degrees.
The eve of the New Year was marked by a sharp deterioration in the weather in the regions: wind storm raging around the main tree felled Primorye Vladivostok, Sakhalin ferry traffic stopped and Chita expected abnormal frosts.
Temperature records and anomalies in 2009 was recorded by many.In Russia
· For the first of February in Khabarovsk was broken thirty record cold: weather forecasters recorded -34 °, which is almost two degrees colder than the previous record for February 1, established in 1979.
· On April 29, the temperature record Read more [...]
Our German hoster bent on January 12, since it was exactly a week and for such a long time there have been no catastrophic events that rake the world until now.
We will try to run on the news, which we have overlooked.
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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 [...]
Experts have recorded an earthquake of magnitude 4.2 in the area of the Japanese capital, data on casualties or damage were reported, no tsunami threat. As reported by the national meteorological office, the epicenter of the disaster was near the Izu Peninsula, its center lies below the bottom of the Pacific Ocean at a depth of about 10 km.
The strongest quake was recorded in the resort towns of Ito and Atami. Fluctuations smaller force felt in the neighboring prefectures of Tokyo, Kanagawa, Saitama, in most Japanese capital and several other prefectures in the southern part of the island Read more [...]
Experts have recorded an earthquake of magnitude 5.2 in the border region of Costa Rica and Panama, according to the USGS.
The epicenter of the quake was located 30 kilometers south-east of the village at a depth of Golfito 29 kilometers. The earthquake began after noon (21:00 MSK) local time, half an hour later in the same area, followed by new tremors of magnitude 4.7. Operational information on possible casualties or damage were reported.
Source: RIA Novosti
Specialists USGS recorded another earthquake, and they turned out more. Information from the same experts:
8.385 ° N, Read more [...]
In Poland, was recorded another earthquake in 6:35:41 to UTC.
Its magnitude was 3.5 points, the depth of the epicenter 10 km.
It should be noted that for two weeks, from 25 January to 9 February in Poland was recorded about 15 earthquakes. Their power was varied from 2 to 4.9 points.
The strongest - 4.9 - occurred on Feb. 6. Read more [...]
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In Turkey, recorded two major earthquakes and dozens of smaller on Monday night. Earthquakes have been recorded in the Eastern Anatolia region of Elazig. The power of two aftershocks of almost six points.
It clarifies the ITAR-TASS news agency, the epicenter of the earthquake was located at a distance of 45 kilometers from the town of Bingol, 70 kilometers from the city of Elazig, and 625 kilometers from Ankara. The earthquake was located at a depth of 10 kilometers. According to the USGS, the quake was recorded at 02:32 Greenwich time (5:32 Moscow time).
According to recent reports, a powerful Read more [...]
In the Czech Republic in recent days established unusually warm weather, on Thursday in 20 cities across the country was recorded record high temperatures - more than 20 ° C, according to the Czech Weather Service.
In particular, in Prague, the thermometer rose to 21 ° (maximum temperature was noted here in 1974 - + 19,3 ° C), which has pleased many tourists in the Czech capital.
In the south of the Czech Republic in Husince Thursday afternoon was 20,6 ° of heat (in 1955 19,5 °). It was very warm in Moravia and Central Bohemia, in Brandýs nad Labem meteorologists recorded a temperature Read more [...]
Forecasters recorded in the northern areas of the UK abnormal for this time of the year cooling. Snow filled up with Scotland, rain fell as the cars on the roads just fell asleep.
The release of drivers and passengers, local authorities sent teams of rescuers. Not without accidents - with one of the highway slid and overturned school bus, killing a child, several students were injured.
And in Northern Ireland under the weight of wet snow broke off the wires on the power lines. As a result, more than 40 thousand. Inhabitants of the region were left without electricity.
Source: Russia 24
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The mass death of dolphins recorded in the west of the island of Tasmania. About 40 mammals jumped in the shallow water, and half of them died, according to ITAR-TASS.
According to the representative of the Ministry of Environment, the rescuers are doing everything possible to save the life of the remaining individuals. Most of the strandings were females and their young. At the moment the rescue boats organized support survivors of dolphins in the ocean.
Scientists still have not figured out the reason that makes marine mammals from time to time to leave their native element. In this regard, Read more [...]
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 occurred on Wednesday in Chechnya, told RIA Novosti spokesman for the regional emergency department Timur Taisumov.
— Tremors were recorded in Grozny at 21.30 MSK. The epicenter of the earthquake, according to seismologists, became the city of Grozny. Tremors recorded at a depth of 33 kilometers, — said Timur Taisumov.
According to him, the information currently available about the damage or injuries were reported. Gathering and processing of information, the spokesman said.
At the same time, is reported to Read more [...]
While Europe, the USA and Russia languishing from the heatwave in South America cold air currents brought frost in the southern regions of Brazil. There have been recorded temperatures below minus five degrees Celsius.
The lowest temperatures were recorded in the state of Parana in southern Brazil. Here in generals Carneiro thermometers showed minus 5.7 degrees Celsius. According to the National Meteorological Institute of Brazil (Inmet) is the lowest this year, daytime temperatures in the state.
In the neighboring state of Santa Catarina in the city of Sao Joachim was recorded temperature Read more [...]
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 happened in 855 kilometers North from the capital of Peru, Lima, data about victims and destructions, reports the website of the U.S. Geological survey.
Quake was recorded on Saturday at 18.54 MSC. The earthquake was located at 205 kilometers from the city Moyobamba at a depth of 124 miles.
Through Peru passes Pacific «fiery belt» where they are recorded 85% of all earthquakes in the world.
Source: RIA Novosti Read more [...]
The third earthquake for the current week was recorded in Georgia in the area of town They said the Agency \"Interfax\".
14.10.10 According to the center for seismic monitoring of the country, the epicenter of earthquake was near the village of Quidi, Petit kilometers from the city They. The earthquake magnitude was 3,2 points on the Richter scale.
According to preliminary information, destruction and there were no injuries.
This is the third week of the earthquake such force in Georgia. On the eve of 3-x magnitude earthquake was recorded in Dmanisi district 51 km from Tbilisi. Before that, Read more [...]
Earthquake recorded in Papua New Guinea and Peru Photo: zman.com
The earthquake of a magnitude of 5.7 happened Tuesday night in the Eastern part of Papua — New Guinea. At the same time, a earthquake of a magnitude of 4.6 happened at 705 km South-East from the Peruvian capital of Lima.
According to the seismological service of Australia, the epicenter of the earthquakes in Papua New Guinea was located 98 km South of Lae — one of the two largest cities in the country at a depth of 114 kilometers. Underground beats felt the residents living within a radius of 339 miles. Information Read more [...]