Specialists Committee of Civil Protection of the Mayor of Volgograd found the cause of mysterious tremors that shook the hero city for the past week and a half. They concluded that the weak earthquakes are aftershocks of large quantities of ammunition explosions at the site in Prudboy Kalachevskaya district of the Volgograd region.
As reported V1.ru the press service of the administration of Volgograd, the city committee of experts of the Civil Protection established a direct relationship between reports of tremors and explosions of ammunition in military training ground Prudboy.
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Worker injured on Wednesday in a mine, "Red Riding Hood" in the Sverdlovsk region due to the local underground earthquake, the Press Service of the Russian Emergencies Ministry in the region.
"Thirteen October 2010 at 14.40 (12.40 MSK) received a message from the dispatcher mine" Red Riding Hood ", located in Severouralsk, that occurred at the mine rock bursts. In the release of mining ore miner suffered born in 1987, "- said in a statement.
Injured with a concussion and contusion of the right hip taken to the city hospital Severouralsk. His condition is satisfactory. Read more [...]
Seismologists Irwin and Pace University in the United States in the years to predict California's major earthquake that could reach 8 points. According to scientists, such a devastating earthquake in the region occur every 45 - 145 years.
Analyzing statistical data on earthquakes in California over the past 700 years, researchers have found their likely effect. With the regularity of times in 45 - 145 years in the region, a strong earthquake in 6.5 - 7.8 on the Richter scale. The last such earthquake hit California 1857 , and his strength was about 7.8 score.
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Seismologists on Wednesday registered a tremor in one area of the middle Kurils, told RIA Novosti the Far East Regional Emergency Center.
"An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 reported on Wednesday in 4.10 Sakhalin time (21.10 MSK Tuesday) to 213 kilometers north of the city Kurilsk (Iturup) at a depth of 350 kilometers," - said the source.
According to the operative duty EMERCOM Russia's Sakhalin region, the earthquake in settlements of the region was not felt. Victims, destruction and the threat of a tsunami there.
Source: RIA Novosti, GFZ Potsdam
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In Chelyabinsk underground tremors stopped. However, now shaking the Sverdlovsk region.
In the night from Saturday to Sunday in the town of Kachkanar magnitude earthquake 3.3 score. From fluctuations in the Earth's crust began to shake the glass houses, the cars including alarms.
The cause of the earthquake is not clear.
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In the Chelyabinsk region on the complaint of the villagers Zauralskiy (Emanzhelinsk district) to constant tremors monitored the blasting at gold-career and career Bereznyakovskaya May Day (JSC "Lafargecement") news agency reported "Access" to the district administration.
On the instructions of the district Emanzhelinsk Valeria Charaeva and in consultation with the directors of quarries blasting checked commission, which became Head of Civil Defense and Emergency District Administration Vyacheslav Zakharchenko.
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October 18 at 23:25 local time, it was reported from the duty of the Central geophysics seismic station "Irkutsk" BF GS SB RAS that at 13:20 (grinv.) recorded seismic events.
The epicenter was located 11.5 km south west of the village Severomuisk Muya region. Its intensity in the epicenter was 2 points, magnitude 2.9.
The village Severomuisk tremors were not felt, no casualties or damage, all facilities are operating normally.
Source: New Buryatia
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In connection with the events in Indonesia - two major events: M 6.2 - NEAR S COAST OF PAPUA, INDONESIA - 2010-09-29 17:10 UTC, M 7.2 - NEAR S COAST OF PAPUA, INDONESIA - 2010-09-29 17: 11 UTC and Japan: M 5.0 - EASTERN HONSHU, JAPAN - 2010-09-29 03:02 UTC, M 5.6 - EASTERN HONSHU, JAPAN - 2010-09-29 08:00 UTC, M 5.3 - VOLCANO ISLANDS, JAPAN REGION - 2010-09-30 00:24 UTC A temporary relaxation of tensions, but in Greece-Turkey tensions remain. In this regard, as well as by analyzing the information in the testimony of our system in the VLF range, we extend the term of the strong events with M> Read more [...]
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Heavy rains in the Krasnodar region caused flooding mountain rivers and led to flooding on Saturday, 20 settlements. According to recent reports, 11 people were killed and three were missing.
Rescuers have evacuated about 300 people in the worst affected by the disaster Tuapse district, where a regime of emergency. Later in the afternoon the situation has stabilized, and most people return to their homes.
Governor of Krasnodar region Alexander Tkachev met the operational headquarters and asked to count the Sunday morning of flood Read more [...]
In the south-west of Belgium in several provinces declared emergency evacuation. In the region of the strongest half-century flood. Already killed three people.
To help local people sent troops army. Flooded entire cities. Under the water were the first floors of buildings. For two days the region has fallen monthly rainfall. Rivers overflowed the dam fail. People with sandbags trying to block the path of the water. But it helps a little. Local authorities called a disaster occurs. True, the Belgian Prime Minister Yves Leterme said that entering a state of emergency until.
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KIEV, Dec. 9 - RIA Novosti, Alain Mate. Dozens of farms and farmlands in the Transcarpathian region flooded due to heavy rains in some areas due to river flooding roads had to be closed vehicular traffic, said on Thursday the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations.
In particular, during the 8th and on the night of December 9th as a result of adverse weather conditions (rain, sometimes strong, gusty winds), for operation of automatic protection of power lines in the two districts of the Transcarpathian region deenergized ten communities (of including six in part). To work for the Read more [...]
Center Vietnam sinking
Central Vietnam is dominated by heavy rains, while the death toll from the floods has risen to 15 people, ten people are reported missing. , Said an official from the Ministry of disasters.
Authorities evacuated more than 34,000 people from their homes, submerged in the provinces of Ha Tinh and Quang Binh.
Hundreds of soldiers and employees of internal troops deployed in the affected region to help people cope with the rising water.
From Friday to Monday in the region has dropped 130 inches of rain.
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In northern Bohemia with a break of six weeks again began flooding. In Liberec region, which is already twice this year, at the epicenter of rampant water element, the evacuation of people from in the disaster zone and villages.
The village Vishnova home were forced to leave 50 citizens. The water level in the river SMEDA, the depth of which is typically less than 40 inches, a few hours up to almost 3 meters, Itar-Tass Vishnovoy municipality.
Has been a sharp rise in water level in rivers and other water bodies in the region. Water flooded some roads. Interrupted, in particular, by road to Read more [...]
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Four areas of forest and peat fires are stored in four nature reserves and national parks of Russia, Ministry of Natural Resources said Thursday.
According to authorities, the fires continue to Visim reserve in the Sverdlovsk region in the area of 25 hectares. In Mordovia reserve and national park Mordvin "Smolny", as well as in the Oka Nature Reserve in the Ryazan region continue to fester peat, fire anymore.
The total area of fires in these areas is 27.5 hectares, the centers are already localized, said the Read more [...]
For the last day in the Altai region registered 3 fires in the forests. According EMERCOM in the region, the total forest area was 0.14 ha, the correspondent of IA REGNUM News.
All fire extinguished by forest areas. Threats to human settlements and economic facilities were not. As of the morning, there is no active forest fires.
As previously reported REGNUM News, October 4 in the region places on the south-western regions remains extremely high fire risk (class 5 are burning).
Source: REGNUM News
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Nuclear Center in Sarov rescued from fire
Area of forest fires in Russia is expanding. In Sarov abandoned all efforts to prevent fire in the nuclear center.
The victims of the forest fires in Russia were already 40 people
The victims of the forest fires in Russia were already 40 people. Such data are the Health Ministry. The dead are in the Voronezh, Lipetsk, Moscow and Ryazan regions, and in Mordovia.
Blooming village was burned in 15 minutes
From Krasnoyarsk in central Russia today flies a new group of commandos. They decided to throw a Ryazan. In the same direction from Moscow is a Read more [...]
Forest fires in Russia spread to villages and towns
For the elimination of forest and peat fires in Russia are involved 240 thousand people, more than 25 thousand pieces of equipment, including 226 aircraft
In central Russia and the Volga raging forest fires. The fire had moved to villages and left homeless more than two thousand people, erased from the maps of the country a few settlements. The fire has already killed 25 people. In many areas of declared emergency mode.
In general, a particular fire regime introduced in 32 Subjects of the Russian Federation. Residents allowed to enter the Read more [...]
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Firefighters, rescue workers, military and forestry continue to fight a forest fire in the area Novospassky Ulyanovsk region, cover an area of 50 hectares, threatening six locations, where more than 16,000 people, according to the press service of the Russian Emergencies Ministry General Directorate of the area.
According to the spokesperson Elena Sikharulidze, the situation under control, opashka got made. Population informed and be ready for evacuation in case of deterioration. Settlements no threat, but the fire came up to the nearest one at a distance of 2.5 kilometers.
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More than a thousand people were left homeless in the Altai region as a result of the wildfires that have moved to the region from Kazakhstan
Five fires a total area of 6.8 thousand hectares recorded in the Mikhailovsky district of the Altai region, said on Friday Siberian regional center of Russian Emergencies Ministry.
"The total area of 6841 hectares," - said in a statement.
According to the MOE, all fires are localized.
On Friday morning it was reported that Michael's burn two seats total area of 3.3 hectares.
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Impacts of forest fires in the Altai region
Natural rate of fire, came to Altai on Wednesday from Kazakhstan, reached 100 kilometers per hour, it could not contain even a 300-meter fire barrier, said on Thursday the regional management of forests.
On Wednesday, the fire crossed the Russian-Kazakh border and began to spread across the Altai Territory and Novosibirsk region. Managed to localize the fire from Novosibirsk, Altai, in St. Michael's, on time to stop the fire could not - a situation complicated the gusty winds, which reached 30 meters per second.
According to recent reports, the Read more [...]