In Indonesia, an earthquake of magnitude 5.2

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake occurred on Monday at coast of the Indonesian island of Seram. This was reported by the U.S. Geological Survey. Hearth tremors occur in the sea at a depth of 181.6 kilometers. The epicenter was located 60 kilometers from the island of Ambon in the Moluccas archipelago of 521 km from the town of Sorong on the western tip of the island of New Guinea. Information on the possible effects of aftershocks and a tsunami yet.

Indonesian (Malay) archipelago consists of more than 18,000 islands stretching along the equator is 6.5 thousand kilometers. Indonesia —

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Dormant volcano in New Zealand Auckland is a threat

Scientists say the volcano in Auckland when the eruption could destroy all life within a radius of 7 km. Volcanologists need to change evacuation plans in which obsolete according to calculations, the evacuation zone is 3-kilometer. Calculations show that the emission of ash, gas and lava, destroying all life in the territory to 7km around the volcano.

Volcanologists concern is based on the increase in seismic activity and the activation of all volcanoes on the planet. Eruption will be preceded by several earthquakes, the power 4.5 to 5 points in the area of the volcano, followed by an eruption, scientists

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In Mexico, Popocatepetl volcano has caused extreme anxiety

Since yesterday, Mexico's civil defense forces of the country declared anxiety, which was the cause of the excessive activity of the volcano Popocatepetl. Column of ash above the volcano shot up to a height of seven kilometers.

Emergency services in Mexico capture traces of the volcanic activity is not only nearby, but also in remote areas of Popocatepetl. However, despite this, the evacuation of residents of nearby villages have not been performed. This despite the fact that all the experts agree: This release of ash — the most powerful and visually noticeable in more than ten years.

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Scientists refined the dating of the largest extinction

An international team of scientists was able to build the most comprehensive dating mass Permian extinction

According to Lenta.ru, new results are consistent with the hypothesis that the cause of the disaster on a planetary scale was powerful volcanic activity. The article appeared in the scientific journal Science, and its summary results ScienceNOW.

Mass Permian extinction is the largest (of great extinctions were five) extinction of living things in history. It was about a quarter of a billion years ago, at the boundary of the Permian and Triassic periods. It is believed that at this time gone for about

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In the Far East, sleeps veiled threat

Vladimir G. Sakhno, Chief Scientific Officer of the Far Eastern Geological Institute, professor, corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, told what natural disasters can trap Primorye.

Almost his entire life has been studying Vladimir Sakhno volcanoes. He has traveled halfway around the world, studying the most complex volcanoes and believes this activity is especially useful. Both for society and for the economy.

Apart from the danger, volcanoes may still offer benefits. Iceland, Mexico, Italy, they all use the volcanoes as a source of heat. For example, in Iceland, 90% of the heat produces geothermal station. The

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The national park of French island of Reunion wildfire destroyed more than 2600 hectares of forest

In the national park the French island of Reunion, located in the Indian Ocean, rampant forest fire. For the past week to the protected area, under the protection of UNESCO, destroyed more than 2,6 thousand hectares of forest. The first fires were reported on Tuesday in one of the south-eastern sector of the reserve at about two thousand meters above sea level. Under the influence of the strong wind the fire quickly swept a vast area, three days after destroying nearly one thousand hectares. At the end of the week, local authorities made statements that the situation was brought under

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Infrasound will warn pilots of possible eruptions

A team of U.S. researchers suggested investigate infrasound emitted by the eruption of volcanoes, to prevent a possible accident aviapilotov to avoid getting in Ash cloud.

Erupting volcano ash clouds reach heights that are flying passenger planes, emissions can easily lead to serious engine damage.

American experts led by Professor Florida Institute of Technology professor Fredrik Ham and the University of Hawaii at Manoa Milton Garcés, with financial support from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration plans to prevent situations like the one that occurred in 2010 due to the eruption of the Icelandic volcano.

Experts studied several volcanoes

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An earthquake in Peru was injured more than 80 people

MEXICO CITY, Oct. 29 — RIA Novosti, Dmitry Znamensky. The number of victims of the earthquake that struck Friday off the southern coast of Peru, has risen to 83, according to the Peruvian edition "Comercio" on Saturday.

Previously, local authorities reported 16 wounded.

According to the paper, most of the victims — in the city of Ica, where 41 people were injured.

The earthquake destroyed or caused serious damage to 132 houses. At the same time, said, "Comercio", the work of coal mining and oil companies in the country elements had no effect.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the

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Awakened volcano — killer, who can arrange on earth kind of nuclear winter

Volcano Uturunku with incredible speed magma accumulates inside.

In South America, the volcano woke up Uturunku. It is located in southwest Bolivia, and reaches a height of 6000 meters. Scientists fear that it is growing at an incredible rate and magma accumulates ten times faster than conventional volcanoes.

If this growth will cause the supervolcano, rapid eruption it will lead to climatic and demographic catastrophe.

Scientists believe that it will be worse paralyzed air travel in Europe in spring 2010, when Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull erupted, reports TSN referring to the DailyMail.

— This is one of the areas with the greatest

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Chile prepare for a volcanic eruption Hudson. Authorities evacuated residents

In southern Chile growing threat Hudson volcano whose activity has increased in the last hours, said Thursday the local authorities.

"We can not rule out any scenario," — said Deputy Secretary of Mines of Chile Pablo Wagner. According to him, the columns of smoke and ash out of the three right now craters, whose height ranges from 1 to 5.5 km. He noted that the experts monitoring the situation, any changes will be announced immediately. In the vicinity of the volcano declared a "red" alert.

To date, 128 people were evacuated from the surrounding area, four people refused to leave

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