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On the Taman Peninsula scientists are faced with a strange mystery of the natural

Where until recently was the deep sea, now extends land — the strip length of 800 meters and a width of about 50. Layers of clay and stone, which previously formed the bottom, up to 5 meters above the Sea of Azov. How it happened is unclear. Any perceptible movement of the earth's crust is not seismographs recorded. "Last year, arrived here, there was water. We bathed. And in that year came and did not recognize the place. By coordinates all match, drove closer, and here the faults form", — the expert SSC FGUGP "Yuzhmorgeologiya" Paul Alekseenko. According to

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In the area of Taman peninsula rose seabed

 

The plot of the seabed up to the surface in the area of the Taman Peninsula. New earth appeared because of the shift of tectonic plit.Udivitelnoe natural phenomenon was observed in the last few days. Huge layers of clay and stone rose by about 5 meters above the Sea of Azov in the Temryuk district of Krasnodar region, forming a peninsula.

Scientists suggest that the cause of the "new earth" were awakened mud volcanoes, and seismologists have carefully calculate the probability of earthquakes, arguing that the population there is no reason to panic.

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In Fiji, there was a powerful earthquake

6.0-magnitude earthquake occurred today in the archipelago of Fiji. According to the Australian Seismological Service, the epicenter of the quake, which was felt in a radius of 450 kilometers, was in the Pacific Ocean, 251 km east of the island Ndoi, the focus lies at a depth of 548 kilometers. No injuries or damage were reported.

At 332 Fiji islands, of which only 110 are inhabited, earthquakes and eruptions of underwater volcanoes occur frequently. This 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,

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Earthquake of magnitude 6.9 occurred in Peru — Reuters

MOSCOW, Aug. 24 — RIA Novosti.Earthquake of magnitude 6.8 occurred in central Peru, Reuters reported with reference to the U.S. Geological Survey.

According to seismologists, the tremors have been recorded in 12.46 local time (21.46 MSK). The epicenter was located 79 kilometers north of the city of Pucallpa and 570 km north-east of Lima and 210 kilometers west of the Brazilian city of Cruzeiro do Sul, in the state of Acre. Hearth tremors occur at depths 145.1 kilometers.

No casualties have been received. According to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Miami (USA), no threat of a tsunami.

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In the north of Indonesias newly revitalized Lokon volcano

JAKARTA, Aug. 17 — RIA Novosti, Mikhail Tsyganov.In the north of Indonesia on Wednesday again intensified Lokon volcano, reports national news agency Antara.

Volcano woke up at the end of June, and in July of the eruption, local authorities were forced to evacuate from its slopes about 5.5 thousand people who have spent time in refugee camps for nearly two weeks.

"Ash (new) emissions reached the area and Kinilou Tinoor" — said the head of the supervisory agency center point of Volcanology and reduce geological risks (TSVSGR) Indonesia Farid Ruskanda Bean (Farid Ruskanda Bina).

In addition, only the first

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Fiji Islands earthquake magnitude 6.2

In Fiji, an earthquake of 6.2 magnitude on the Richter scale. According to the agency "Xinhua", referring to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of the quake was located in 343 km south-west of the Tonga Islands in the Pacific. Hypocenter lies at a depth of 413 km. Information on casualties or damage, as well as the threat of a tsunami has been reported. Recall, April 17, an earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred in the Pacific Ocean off the southern island of Fiji. Then epicenter of the earthquake was located at a depth of 621 km, 36 km to the

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The earthquake occurred off the coast of Java island

Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred on Friday near the western coast of the Indonesian island of Java. According to the Australian Seismological Service, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 5 km west of the city Kirakap. Hearth lies at a depth of 35 km. Tremors were felt in a radius of 187 km from the epicenter. Information on casualties or damage were reported.

Indonesian (Malay) archipelago consists of more than 18 thousand islands stretching along the equator is 6.5 thousand km. The world's largest island nation surrounded by the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire — a chain of seismically

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A powerful earthquake struck off Indonesia

A powerful earthquake hit on Tuesday, August 16, off the coast of Indonesia, the Associated Press reported, citing the service of the country's Meteorology and Geophysics.

According to preliminary estimates, the magnitude of the quake reached 6.5. The earthquake in the Indian Ocean, 547 km south-west of Bintan, located on the island of Sumatra, at a shallow depth — 10 km. The threat of a tsunami have not announced, the information is coming.

Recall that in early April in Indonesia experienced another powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.1. The earthquake lies at a depth of 24 km, the epicenter was located

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Scientists are trying to find out the cause of death in chicks gulls Kronotsky reserve

MOSCOW, Aug. 15 — RIA Novosti.Ornithologists are trying to figure out the cause of death 90% of the Pacific gull chicks on an island in Lake Kronotsky, the press service of the Kronotsky reserve Monday.

"In 2010, on the island in the waters of the Baer Kronotsky lake after a 20 year break was taken into account Pacific gull nests, we counted 400 pairs. If last year's chick mortality was 15%, and this year lost 90%" — are words in the message Researcher reserve ornithologist Theodore Kazan.

The researchers planned to ring about 200 chicks, and actually

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On the Indonesian island of Java volcano emits toxic fumes

Centre of Volcanology and reduce geological risks (TSVSGR) Indonesia lifted over the weekend at the level of alarm is located in the province of West Java Papandayan volcano from the second to the third (penultimate) levels due to start there emissions of toxic gases, reported on the official website of the Centre. The second level of anxiety in this complex stratovulkanicheskom height 2.665 meters above sea level was announced in April 2008. After two of his four craters began to throw large amounts of sulfur and carbon monoxide gases, TSVSGR forbidden to approach them closer than two kilometers away. As

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