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In the area of the Fiji Islands earthquake with magnitude 5.9

5.9-magnitude earthquake occurred today in the archipelago of Fiji. According to the Australian Seismological Service, its epicenter was in the Pacific Ocean 222 miles east of the state capital — Suva, the focus lies at a depth of 600 kilometers.

Tremors were felt in a radius of 415 kilometers. Reports of casualties or damage have been reported yet. At 332 Fiji islands, of which only 110 are inhabited, earthquakes and eruptions of underwater volcanoes occur frequently. Archipelago in the Pacific part of the so-called Ring of Fire, which is concentrated three-quarters of the active volcanoes in the world, including

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Tectonic fault in Azerbaijan — PHOTO

In Azerbaijan, there is a strong tectonic plate fault with the direction of the southern part of the country to the north.

As 1news.az reports with reference to ANS Press, according to the chief engineer of the National Geological Service of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources Shaig Niftieva, tectonic fault passes through Lankaran, Salyan, Shirvan region and extends to the north-east. Despite the fact that on the surface crack does not seem so large, in fact, its width is up to two meters.

Note that currently the most active tectonic fault observed in Salyan. Cracks are

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Kizimen volcano in Kamchatka became dangerous for aviation

Volcano on Kamchatka Kizimen released into the atmosphere a few columns of ash. Maximum height of which is more than five kilometers. This was reported in the Kamchatka branch of the Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

For a day at the volcano were about 80 local earthquakes, they were accompanied by emission of ash to a height of 4.5 km to 5.2 km above sea level. Plume of ash from the eruption lasted for 475 km.

Geophysics assigned Kizimenu "orange" code (maximum — red, orange level immediately following the red). This symbol warns pilots of the

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From the territory of Salyan to Hajigabul there was a break in the earths crust

From the territory of Salyan to Hajigabul there was a break in the earth's crust. APA, reported by the head of the department of seismology and geodynamics of the Institute of Geology Fakhraddin Gadirov.

Noting that the process began in March, F. Gadirov added that this information was provided by the Institute of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, "5-10 cm eastern part of the territory referred sank into the sea. In some places there are small mud volcanoes. And the most important thing is that all this has led to the earthquakes in Hajigabul magnitude 3.5, 3.6

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Crack in the earths crust in the area between Salyan and Hajigabul Azerbaijan

Baku. Kamala Guliyeva-APA. From the territory of Salyan to Hajigabul there was a break in the earth's crust. APA, reported by the head of the department of seismology and geodynamics of the Institute of Geology Fakhraddin Gadirov.

Noting that the process began in March, Gadirov added that this information was provided to the institution of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, "5-10 cm eastern part of the territory referred sank into the sea. In some places there are small mud volcanoes. And the most important thing is that all this has led to the earthquakes in Hajigabul magnitude 3.5, 3.6 and

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Earth is descended from the axis. Lithuania and Japan

Earthquakes in Japan and Lithuania

And I know how to look like the earthquake in Lithuania. Our apartment — on the fourth floor, and suddenly the house shook, swayed chandelier. In the river, the blue (against the current!) Started making waves — "tsunami" two feet in height. These were the echoes of Romanian and Kaliningrad earthquake. And what happened recently in Japan — a hundred times stronger and a thousand times worse.

It was reported that after the Japanese earthquake, even the earth's axis shifted 17 cm What is happening on the other side of the world and how it

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Severe storm with waves up to 10 feet are expected along the coast of Kamchatka

A strong storm is expected in the North Pacific — cyclone may cause in the coastal waters of Kamchatka waves up to ten meters, according to the boundary GUMCHS Russia.

"At night, December 25 in the Pacific Ocean is expected excitement high eight to ten meters, and therefore declared a storm warning. Authority recommends that owners and masters of vessels to increased security measures," — said the agency.

Powerful snow cyclone that originated over the Sea of Japan, hit the peninsula in the early hours of Monday. Atmospheric vortex brought heavy snowfall in southern Kamchatka. Wind force on the coasts

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From earthquakes in Japan intensified 13 volcanoes

Meteoupravlenie Japan recently reported that after the incident on March 11 massive earthquake across the country began to be activated for at least 13 volcanoes, reports "Xinhua". Some of the walking is also famous volcanoes Fuji. March 15 near Fujiyama earthquake with magnitude 6.4, hypocenter was located very close to the area of the accumulation of lava of Mount Fuji. One of the professors at the University Sidzuokskogo vulkanovedeniyu explained that "under the influence of seismic wave and reset accumulated lava excited and led to an increase in the number of earthquakes around volcanoes." In his view, after the strong

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Bear-rod scares tourists in Kamchatka Nature Park

Bear wanders through rod Nalychevo Kamchatka Nature Park, said the management of the natural park "Volcanoes of Kamchatka".

Park, located 25 kilometers from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and 20 kilometers from Elizovo, is a popular vacation spot.

"The beast roams around the river is hot. All Bears had already lay in hibernation, and only one is awake and moving across the central part of the Nalychevo Valley," — said in a statement.

According to the deputy director of the Natural Park Radmir Koreneva, if the bear is still awake, so he is a danger to park visitors.

"We, of course, monitor the situation

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Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

Of the 1500 active volcanoes in the world about 50 erupt each year, throwing out steam, ash, toxic gases, and lava. In 2012 the number of active volcanoes in Guatemala were Fuego, Tongariro in New Zealand Flat Tolbachik in Russia Puyeue in Chile, Etna in Italy, and a new island, rising from volcanic deposits in the Red Sea. In Hawaii, the crater of Kilauea lava continues to flow, and the local people who live near Popocatepetl in Mexico, continue to fight the volcanic ash. You can appreciate the most spectacular episodes of volcanic eruptions in the past 2012: 1)

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