December 4 in the western part of Greece specialists recorded tremors 4.6 points. This official said the global monitoring of United States Geological Survey (USGS).
According to seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake was located about 80 kilometers north of the city of Patras, 180 kilometers north-west of the capital, Athens. Currently information on casualties or damage is not.
Note that the earthquake in Greece happen quite often. In particular, less than a month ago there was a fairly strong earthquake with its magnitude of 5.7 it was registered off the island of Zakynthos 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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Forecasters promised that on Thursday and Friday on the western Yakutia shestidesyatigradusnye will fall frosts, a spokesman of the Yakut Department for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring. "In Oleneksky and Mirny areas 24 and 25 December, the thermometer drops below 58 degrees below zero," - said the agency interlocutor.
According to him, slightly warmer on Thursday and Friday will be in the Lena, and Olekminsky Vilyuiskaya areas. "There is the air temperature, though down to minus 56 degrees, but the cold will last until Saturday," - said the representative of the government.
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June 28, 2013. Tiny Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean flooded record tides that swept the capital Majuro and forced the government to welcome the American rescue teams with the words "Welcome to global warming."
Strong storm surges coupled with high tides flooded runway at Majuro.
On the level of the general warming of the oceans increases. An increase in temperature also means stronger storm surges.
"From drought to floods - my people are suffering from the effects of climate change," - said the Minister of the Marshall Islands, Tony de Brum.
"Thousands of people in the north are suffering Read more [...]
Near the town of Sverdlovsk region Severoural'sk December 29 was a local earthquake that injured one miner, said Tuesday Roman Lukichev - spokesman OK "Rusal", which owns the mine.
"At 5:14 (7:14 MSK) Tuesday in the mine" Red Riding Hood "was a local underground earthquake. As a result, mining worker was injured, doctors characterized as light, "- said Lukichev.
The victim - a man born in 1977 - provided first aid, fractures collarbone and head injuries, he was hospitalized in Severoural'sk city hospital, said the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Sverdlovsk region.
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77% of the population of Central America this year may find themselves without food, which threatens a humanitarian catastrophe, said in a joint report by the World Food Programme of the United Nations and non-governmental Spanish organization Accion contra el Hambre. "Lack of food due to a severe drought in the region caused by the El Niño phenomenon, threatens hunger 77% of the population of Central America", - stated in the document.
El Niño ("baby boy" in Spanish, as it is called Peruvian fishermen) is a warm current and causes a warming of the surface, which leads to climate in the eastern Read more [...]
July 19, 2013. Two residents of the Indonesian province of South East Sulawesi were killed and nearly 30,000 were left homeless as a result of severe floods, said Friday the newspaper Jakarta Post.
«Two of the victims were residents of the colony and subareas Laeyya», — said the head of the district administration South Konave Imran (Imran). Almost continuous rain for the past few days has led to the fact that in this area the water was almost 80% of its territory, he added.
Just South Konave flood inundated 227 villages completely destroyed 447 homes, damaged four bridges 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.
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 [...]
Forecasters predict the coming days shestidesyatigradusnye frosts in the Yakut village Oymyakon, which is traditionally considered one of the two "poles of cold" in the Northern Hemisphere, said Tuesday RIA Novosti Yakutsk Department for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring.
The second pole of cold in the Northern Hemisphere is located over Greenland and northeastern North America. Here winter temperatures can drop to minus 65-70 °, but because of the cold summer we have noted here and the lowest average annual temperature in the Northern Hemisphere in the center of Greenland below -30 Read more [...]
The birth of Romanian
1 Killed ROMAN - ALL moping.
O Lord my God, forgive my soul vicious as they wept and argued, when the novel found dead and buried! Threw lumps of sticky clay, they knocked together on wood mac genre. Dead man spun, but a man of young singing full voice to drown scrape under the hood.
The word "novel" eventually received almost humorous filling. So you go to visit a friend. To your question - that, say, scowling and generally do not shave, he mumbles like a novel (or "like") writing.
In response, the phrase I personally would be in the language of spun ditty of the prewar period:
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- At any cost be wary of unrest and problems! - Dr. Meynell said these words and bodrenkim measured tone.
The last phrase of the doctor, instead of to reassure Mrs Harter, made her still a huge concern.
- Do you rather weak heart - said Dr. patter - but nothing severe, I assure you. All the same, it would be good to construct an elevator. As you look at this?
Mrs. Harter person expressed concern.
- Elevator, xM repeated Dr. Meynell, unsuccessfully trying to come up with something nibudt uspokoitelnoe.- This will give you the opportunity to avoid undue stress. Of mandatory everyday walk - assuming Read more [...]
Accompany Lisa Guriev came all the family: father, mother, brother Andrew and his wife and 3-year Lyonka.
In a single cabin of the second class at first all were silent, depressed luxury, magnificence and purity steamship situation mirrors in the entire wall, reddish wood, plush on the couch and blinds zheltenky planochek.
My father looked at, touched, experienced the strength; checked cranes: cool poshipel cleared water, hot paused and gave nothing; raised the blinds and saw the shattered latches keep bad frame. Pulled out his pocket knife and began unscrewing the screws.
No one is no longer Read more [...]
Earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred on Thursday morning at 21 kilometers southeast of the capital of Montenegro, Podgorica, in neighboring Albania, said Montenegrin Seismological Service.
Information on casualties or destruction have been reported yet. "The earthquake could cause minor damage in the epicenter," - said in a statement seismologists. Tremors could be felt in the Montenegrin town of Bar, Budva and Ulcinj.
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Tale written explanations
Domnin time working in literature for children and
Young. His first collection was twenty years
ago, and now, at the time of the fiftieth anniversary, Alexei
Domnina more than 15 books. Many of the works
writer associated with the history of the Urals, it
heroic past, true stories and legends. We
offer readers a poem from his new
Between the Volga and the Oka River
Mountains Dyatlov - century
On the gray oaks - young
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Bread after rains fire.
Every day they shovel it, forward, laid out around.
Top mutiny grain was dry. When he was taken from the height growth fused with shovels on the ground slow jet, it rang like a summer rain.
To the center of the rebellion shovel deepened with resistance, as in the dough. Damp grain flattened, their was a bit conspicuous parkas. On each side of the grain allowed white and thin as threads, roots cling to the ground and thrown skyward sharp blue grass. Hovered over piles of huge flies gorged itself. Rebellion, this big and fat golden mound was already half a kilometer long, Read more [...]
In Yalta, eliminating the consequences of the hurricane. "This hurricane in Yalta not even remember the old-timers - wind gusts reached 35 meters per second," - said in a submitted message City Hall.
"Affected schools in the village Koreyiz - quite badly damaged roof. In total, according to preliminary data, 50 houses suffered roof Yalta. Their repair will be associated with the most costly city to eliminate the effects of the hurricane, "- said the press service.
Because of the strong wind that knocked trees on gas pipes, gas pipeline accidents have occurred ten. "At the time managed to turn Read more [...]
Scientists say they have found the slowing rotation of our planet, and predict that the Earth will stop spinning after three years! The slowdown will lead to an increase in days and can cause everything from disastrous floods, earthquakes, and mass starvation.
"This is certainly now the most serious and urgent problem facing humanity," said geophysicist Joseph Jankowski, who first discovered this phenomenon.
Scientists have long believed that the Earth's rotation is slowing down. It is believed that three billion years ago, the night lasted about 13 hours, and now one full rotation of Read more [...]
Discovered an interesting trend - disable NPPs. Like the news is not particularly publicized.
Let's see when and where shutdown nuclear power units. Period - 2009.
Power unit N4 Balakovo NPP stopped for preventive maintenance, the press service of JSC "Concern" Energoatom ". Reactor shutdown made in connection with the application for elimination of observations of thermal mechanical equipment of the second circuit. Repairs will last until 24:00 MSK 20 January 2010
Nuclear power plant near New York - emergency shutdown of the reactor
Yanar 11 2010
Near New York occurred emergency Read more [...]
The owner of a small manufacturing Nicholas was going to spend Sunday with his family, but the bell rang and sleepy businessman said he had come, or commission, or delegation, tf at City Hall gazuyut enhanced engine, and it is necessary to meet the guests. Nicholas phoned the shop superintendent, pulled his pants and obediently left, leaving his wife Tanya in annoyance and dissatisfaction.
Their village house on the outskirts of the town was transformed into a house, but the neighbors zahazhivali simple. Tanya began absently clean rooms, there was a great-aunt Vera, who adored hang out Read more [...]
It all started with a rabbit
Frosya had a dog Basset and had a pedigree that compared with her British queen - just a cleaning lady or a hereditary milkmaid. However, despite the unimaginable nobility, Frosya was special windy and forever to get involved in the strange history. So at the moment - what it gave up this hare? Would sit at the cottage with the hosts, would have gazed on the porch or the bustle of the world, in the latter case, to run to a butterfly. But no - Frosya ran away into the forest and began to sniff where would that interesnenkoe find? In the nostrils immediately rushed to Read more [...]