Site Update — On-line monitoring

We have opened a new page with seysmomonitorami — watch here.

Starnitsa collected on several seismic services that show real-time earthquake on the planet. These cards represent or attempt to reflect the real picture of the earthquake.

And anyone interested in statistics on earthquakes (1990-2009 years) looks here.

Various analytical articles that deserve special attention: · Australia sinks into the ocean · U.S. goes under water · China is building a huge underground bunkers for evacuation in case of earthquakes · In 2011-2015, there is a high seismic activity · In the U.S., possibly an earthquake in the Mississippi Delta

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In Colorado, there was a forest fire

In Colorado, there was a forest fire Natural Disasters

Forest fire in the U.S. state of Colorado for the night managed to destroy 850.5 acres of land, as the day the fire spread easily through the forest and surrounding areas. At the moment, found that the fire damaged 14 buildings, among them were eight houses.

From closest to the fire, the Wetmore (80 miles from Colorado Springs), located one mile west of the burning wood, has evacuated 386 people who were temporarily housed in a church in Florence and Pueblo. The fire call and human negligence, and sparks

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Beneath the Pacific Ocean is growing supervolcano

February 13, 2013. According to the Huffington UK, U.S. researchers from the University of Utah found at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean supervolcano, which is able to destroy the Earth.

Scientists say that two chemical bladder the size of a continent of partially molten rock, converge beneath the Pacific Ocean, and it seems that will create a new supervolcano.

It can bring the world scale disaster.

Geologist Michael Thorne of the University of Utah in the message for Earth and Planetary Science, says that the collision takes place slowly at a depth of 2900 km under the

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Sweden is the only coral reef under threat

Sweden is the only coral reef threatened Facts

Danger looming over the only coral reef Saken Swedish fjord near Koster. This reef is created only in nature overlooking coral Lophelia pertusa, able to live in cold water with constant and high salinity. Risk of total loss of the reef is great because the corals die with hundreds of other organisms and completely disrupt the natural harmony of the marine ecosystem.

Until the mid-1920s, Sweden had three similar reef Koster Fjord, but with changing climate conditions and to increased levels of pollution of coastal waters from three locations there

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In the depths of the Arctic has increased the number of plastic waste

In the depths of the Arctic has increased the number of plastic waste Facts

Conducting monitoring of the deep seas of the Arctic, the scientists found that contamination with plastic and other debris in them exceeds the level of contamination of the coastal marine canyon near the Portuguese capital, Lisbon. Experts gave this conclusion on the basis of 2100 photos taken at the bottom of the Arctic Fram Strait around deep observatory Hauzgarten owned Wegener Institute. Strait is a sea route connecting the Greenland and the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen. Photographs were taken in 2002, 2004, 2007, 2008 and 2011.

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93 people were victims of rains in Pakistan

August 17, 2013. In the past two weeks in Pakistan are continuing torrential rains that have caused the death of 93 people. Another 94 people received injuries of varying severity.

Destroyed more than two thousand houses, the rains affected 58 hectares of crops. In addition, the rains have broken the habitual way of life of more than 84 thousand people in Pakistan, according to the portal TwoCircles.net.

The most significant damage occurred Sindh. There killed 22 people. Rains caused flooding podtopilo 15 villages and led to the destruction of 193 houses in the provinces.

At least 21 people were

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Consequences of showers in South Africa

Consequences of showers in South Africa Natural Disasters

Heavy rains, which lasted in the southeastern part of the state South Africa almost a week, provoked numerous floods, which killed eight people. Of the victims drowned, while others died in car accidents on flooded roads. The rains have caused significant damage to people's property.

In the lamentable state of the city of Port Elizabeth and Grahamstown, destruction recorded in East London. Road connecting these settlements, closed because a large area of the collapse of the roadway and flooded the road. According to experts, the restoration work could take several

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Flooding in north-west Turkey

Flooding in north-west Turkey Natural Disasters

Heavy rains in the western part of Turkey have caused flooding in the two provinces, and Kirklareli Tekirdağ. Badly damaged, the Lüleburgaz where homes and offices flooded with water and the local river, which burst its banks. Because of rain for seven hours was suspended traffic on the road leading out of the city. There is information about the three victims living in Lyuleburgazskom area. Another two people were reported missing.

The rain fell so much that the people of the region had to be rescued from Anatolia water, climbing on trees,

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Flooding in China has killed 11 people

August 16, 2013. In the northeastern Chinese province of Heilongjiang, located in the Amur River basin as a result of large-scale flooding in the past seven days, 11 people were killed, three were reported missing. The number of victims in this period of almost two million people. From the city of Tongjiang, located on the border with Russia, had to urgently evacuate the more than four thousand inhabitants.

Incessant rains provoked a flood of local rivers, including the Amur and Songhua Nenjiang. As a result of flooded were about 1.44 million hectares of farmland, nearly 2.6 thousand homes

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Italian scientists are accused of untimely notification of the power of the earthquake

Italian scientists are accused of untimely notification of the power of the earthquake Facts

Six Italian scientists and one official have criminal term at six years for the fact that in 2009, they underestimated the risks of what happened in the medieval city of L'Aquila earthquake and not properly warned the public of the impending threat. Prisoners are also at the penalty of payment of property damage in the amount of € 9 million.

According to Italian law, sentenced, without warning of an impending earthquake 6.3 magnitude, have the right to appeal the sentence twice, and this deals

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