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In southern Japan 4.1 magnitude earthquake

In the south of Japan earthquake with magnitude 4.1, south Sumarty — magnitude 5.0.

An earthquake measuring 4.1 occurred last night in the south of Japan. Information on casualties or damage were reported. According to the National Meteorological Administration, no tsunami threat. The epicenter was located in the Pacific Ocean to the east coast of the island of Kyushu, and the focus lies at a depth of 20 kilometers under the seabed. Tremors felt residents Miyazaki Prefecture.

The Japanese archipelago is located on the junction of four tectonic plates, so every year there are up to 20 percent of the

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In the area of Fiji earthquake

Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred on Saturday near the archipelago of Fiji.

According to the Australian Seismological Service, its epicenter was in the Pacific Ocean, 299 km east of the state capital — Suva, the focus lies at a depth of 600 km. Tremors were felt in a radius of 206 km. No injuries or damage were reported, according to ITAR-TASS.

At 332 Fiji islands, of which only 110 are inhabited, earthquakes and eruptions of underwater volcanoes occur frequently. Archipelago in the Pacific Ocean is part of the so-called Ring of Fire, which is concentrated three-quarters of the active

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Avachinsky let off steam at 600 meters

Kamchatka volcano threw steam to a height of 600 meters. Active gas-steam activity recorded at the volcano Avachinsky, located 25 km from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. There is no risk to the city. This was reported in the Kamchatka branch of the Geophysical Service of Russian Academy of Sciences. It made it clear that today a pillar of gas and vapor rose to a height of 600 meters above the top of the giant. Steam and gas plume extends more than 15 km to the south-east. According to seismic data, activation of the volcano was observed. The fact that the regional center

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5.3-magnitude earthquake occurred in northern New Zealand

Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred in the area of the North Island of New Zealand, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter of earthquake that occurred on Friday at 03.02 local time (18.02 MSK on Thursday), was located 315 kilometers north-east of the capital city of New Zealand, Wellington. Tremors have been recorded at a depth of 152 kilometers.

On the possible victims, casualties or damage were reported. No threat of a tsunami.

Last tremors of magnitude 4.9 in New Zealand have been recorded on December 26 in the South Island. Then none of the residents was injured,

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Plumes from volcanic eruptions Kizimen stretch for hundreds of kilometers

Powerful clouds of ash and ash plume from the eruption of a volcano in Kamchatka Kizimen stretch for hundreds of miles, told RIA Novosti the Institute of Volcanology and Seismology. "Dense ash clouds and loops can be clearly seen in images from the satellite in the direction of the south-west to south-east. The pictures can also be observed thermal anomaly in the active volcano dome with temperatures around 70 degrees Celsius with an ambient temperature of 27 degrees below zero" — said the official. He explained that the video surveillance of the volcano hampered by weather conditions, but the seismic

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In the area of Fiji earthquake magnitude 5.8

5.8 magnitude earthquake occurred today in the archipelago of Fiji, according to ITAR-TASS.

According to the Australian Seismological Service, its epicenter was in the Pacific Ocean, 201 km east of the island Ndoi, the focus lies at a depth of 260 km. No injuries or damage were reported.

At 332 Fiji islands, of which only 110 are inhabited, earthquakes and eruptions of underwater volcanoes occur frequently. Archipelago in the Pacific Ocean is part of the so-called Ring of Fire, which is concentrated three-quarters of the active volcanoes in the world, including underwater

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Volcanic monsters form a new ocean in Africa

Scientists believe that the African continent in the next ten million years (minor in terms of geological time) can be split into two parts, transfers of Korrespondent.net.

According to the publication SPIEGEL ONLINE, in recent years, scientists are witnessing the growing activity: earth shudders and begins to break up, restless volcanoes and the sea begins. The first cracks are already beginning to fill the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden.

Where once the process has been hidden from the observation layer of water, in the desert Afar

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Emissions of ash to a height of 6 km from the crater of the volcano are Kizimen

Kamchatka volcano Kizimen eruption that began about a month ago, throws out a column of ash to a height of up to 6 miles, according to RIA Novosti, the representative of the Institute of Volcanology and Seismology.

"Seismic stations registered in the construction of more than 250 volcanic earthquakes, some of them accompanied by powerful ash explosions and avalanches," — said the source.

According to him, due to bad weather hampered the video surveillance of the volcano, however, according to the satellite, ash plume extending up to 330 kilometers away from the subject to the North West. The area is

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Massif originated off the coast of Arakan, Burma

To the surprise of many witnesses mountain rose from the sea water in the coastal islands in Pharonga (Pharonga), located about 20 miles south of Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine (Arakan).

The owner of a fishing vessel claims that he had never seen the mountain range near Pharongskogo island. Now there was just a rock out of the water, which is very strange and surprising to everyone.

Mountain range is located 7 miles south of the island Pharonga, 20 miles southeast of Sittwe. Rock rises 10 feet above the water at low tide and time of 5 feet at high

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Ebeko volcano threw steam gas clouds at a height of 400 meters

Ebeko active volcano, located 8 kilometers from the North Island Kurilsk Paramushir Kuril reactivate, on Thursday in the city felt a faint smell of hydrogen sulfide due to volcanic emissions, said on Thursday, RIA Novosti spokesman EMERCOM Russia for Sakhalin region.

After the tsunami disaster in 1952, which destroyed the North Kuril, the city was moved to another location. He was chosen without volcanological expertise, so calm and at the western wind volcanic gases reach the city, and residents feel the smell of hydrogen sulfide, and chlorine.

"On Thursday at 12:45 Sakhalin time (5.45 MSK) Ebeko the volcano spewed clouds

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