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An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 near Chiapas, Mexico

An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 near Chiapas, Mexico Natural Disasters

Evening, January 21, 2012 a powerful earthquake at a depth of 79.5 kilometers far from the coast of Chiapas, Mexico. The epicenter was 91 miles west of Tapachula, 143 kilometers southeast of colors and in 811 kilometers southeast of the capital. From Guatemala epicenter was 281 kilometers away. Fatalities and serious damage was found.

Mexico is known for its devastating earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. In September 1985, the country was recorded 8.1 earthquake centered in the subduction zone near Acapulco. As a result, more than 9,500 people died, 4,000 of

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A set of "Urban Farm" for growing mushrooms

A set of "Urban Farm" for mushroom growing guide presents

Guide to choosing eco-gifts 2012-2013 ' 1 '  

Wonderful gift option for those who can not live without the mushrooms. With this set the proud owner of a gift will grow about 1.5 kg of oyster mushrooms in less than 10 days. In this case, you need only open the container, pour over it and wait for the emergence and maturation of fungi. Substrate for oyster mushroom is made from 100% recycled coffee grounds container for mushrooms can be left on a windowsill at home. You can

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Canada: Flooding in Toronto has left more than a million people without electricity

July 9, 2013. The day before in Toronto, Canada to develop a strong rain showers. Now the streets completely flooded, sometimes the water level reaches 2 m traffic, including Metro, paralyzed.

According to weather forecasters, less than a day in the city has dropped 90 mm of rain, and most likely in the next few hours, this figure will increase to 100 mm.

Authorities urged people as possible not to leave their homes, but some do not even wish to be able to do that. Meanwhile, thousands of people were blocked on commuter trains, currently produce rescuers evacuate

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Over the past 10 years in the Philippines happened almost 5,000 landslides

July 8, 2013. Since 2003, the Philippines was 4907 landslide. This was announced by Mahar Laghman — Executive Director of Project NOAH, which is administered by the State Administration of Science and Technology.

The data on landslides managed to get through the study of satellite images. Further study of satellite images taken before 2003, will allow scientists to draw a more complete picture of what is happening.

According to him, the Philippines, there are constant torrential rains and floods occur. Accordingly, and landslides are occurring more frequently than in other places. In addition, the country is often bombarded cyclones

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Heat waves in Japan nearly 900 people were hospitalized with heat stroke

July 8, 2013. In Japan, a growing number of victims of heat waves, resulting in the died have at least one person. On Monday, the number of people hospitalized with heat stroke has reached 893, said with reference to the local fire service broadcaster NHK.

According to them, seven of hospitalized in serious condition, unconscious. There are reports of mass hospitalization of students participating in sports activities outdoors, RIA "Novosti".

Mmo Japan on Monday issued a warning of extreme heat (above 30 degrees), almost the entire country. In 94 out of 927 observation points the temperature exceeded 35

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Geologists are scratching their heads over the reasons mysterious hum

February 23, 2008. Researchers have found another permanent low-frequency signal propagating in the Earth. Its nature is unknown.

For nearly ten years, is known for a very weak constant vertical oscillations of the earth's surface, caused probably continuous impact of seismic waves on the ocean floor. Now, a team of scientists from Germany found a second note of this buzz, this time the horizontal, but to explain its origin, they could not.

For 11 years, Dieter Kurrle and Rudolf Widmer-Shnidrih, the staff of the University of Stuttgart, studied data from seismometers four isolated points in Germany, Japan and China. Was

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In Japan, the seventh typhoon formed

July 8, 2013. Off the coast of Japan has formed another typhoon — the seventh this season. Now the storm is moving from the Mariana Islands in the direction of Japan — the islands of Okinawa and Taiwan, according to "RIA Novosti" with reference to the General Directorate of Meteorology of Japan.

Currently the maximum wind speed typhoon on its way from the speed of 25 km / h is 30 meters per second, however, warn meteorologists to July 11, it may reach 55 m / c. Central pressure — 985 hPa.

It is expected that by July 11,

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In the state of Washington have discovered a new fault crustal

The figure shows the five areas paleoseysmicheskoy activity (red circles) and three Holocene fault (solid red line).

April 28. In the north-western Pacific Ocean occur quite severe tectonic events. From the Cascadia subduction zone where tectonic plate Juan de Fuca plate beneath the North American plate is moving and to the fault zone near Seattle, where 1,100 years ago the real earthquake occurred up to 7 points, there was the risk of renewed seismic activity.

Approximately 60 km to the north of the places described and located extremely close to the dangerous rupture in Bellingham near the

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2011 — one of the hottest in history

2011 — one of the hottest in the history of weather and climate

Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York, has published comparative data Temperature XX and XXI centuries. According to studies, the average temperature around the world reached record levels in 1880, finishing 9th. The temperature was 0.51 degrees Celsius higher than in the mid XX century.

Scientists claim that the planet is getting more energy than it gives, and this leads to higher temperatures. Even with the existing strengths of the cooling process due to this phenomenon, as La Niña, as well as the weakening of solar

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India: Mumbai landslide

July 10, 2013. The city of Mumbai, which is located on the western coast of India, from the beginning of the week continuously poured rain. As a result of waterlogged soil on a hillside in Antop Hill near the old postal building formed a landslide. Victims of natural disasters have at least two people. The fate of another 23-year-old resident of Mumbai is on the line, as he was seriously injured.

Arrived on the scene rescuers found four more citizen are under the rubble. Another three people were rescued within a few minutes after the collapse of the soil

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