Off the coast of Taiwan earthquake with magnitude 5.5.

Off the coast of Taiwan earthquake with magnitude 5.5. tremors have been recorded in 47 km from the main city Taipei — main village of the island. The earthquake was located at a depth of 17.3 km. No casualties or damage have not yet been reported. Tsunami warning also not yet announced. This site says the U.S. Geological Survey.

Recall, on March 11 in the region was a major earthquake, magnitude 9.0 off the coast of Japan. Soon after the tsunami hit the country. Killed according to official data, more than eight thousand people, analyzes of debris continues.

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Landslide in BC destroys houses

In the video — a landslide in western Canada destroys houses in the province under the name of British Columbia.

The consequences of the heat in South Korea

The prolonged heat wave in South Korea reflected both humans and animals. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, from the end of July 2012 on the farms of the country from abnormally high temperatures in some places exceeding +33 ° C, killed 786,512 chickens, 40,780 ducks and 3,000 quails and 336 pigs.

Heat proved fatal for the seven people in the country, mostly elderly Koreans who worked in the fields or in greenhouses in the July heat. The Ministry of Health reports that dozens of people feel unwell and were in critical condition, as for 12 days in South

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The reason for the largest volcanic activity of the last 300 million years remains a mystery

The biggest example of volcanic activity of the last 300 million years, could not have been caused by a meteorite. About 120 million years ago, about 1% of the Earth for 7 million years there were volcanic eruptions. It was in the Pacific, the site of the present-Ontong Java Plateau, which was formed as a result and.

The hypothesis of a meteorite launched long ago. For verification team analyzed Gorgo rock-a-Cherbara in central Italy at the time connected to the scope of the eruption.

The researchers focused on platinum group elements, ie platinum, iridium, ruthenium, rhodium, palladium, osmium, which have

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Dragon in the sun on November 9

The deadly infection has penetrated in four countries

The number of victims of dangerous intestinal infection in Germany, which are the carriers of cucumbers has risen to ten. Currently, there are suspicions that the infection has already leaked to the UK, Denmark, Sweden and the Netherlands.

According to DW-WORLD, nine out of ten died — women. As of May 28, there were more than 1,000 confirmed and suspected cases.

In general, cases of infection were detected in 15 of the 16 federal states of Germany. The most difficult situation is in the north of Germany. So, for the last two days in Schleswig-Holstein and Hamburg died four

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In Dagestan, there was a break of the pipeline

In Dagestan, any unauthorized tapping oil spill from the pipeline "Baku — Lincoln." As "Rosbalt" in the Republican Research Affairs, The incident occurred about 11:00 MSK in the area near the village of Karabudakhkent Ulluby-Aul. HD is unauthorized tapping into the pipeline.

As a result, an area of 80 square meters. meters spilled colo 5 tons.

At the scene specialist team working on the oil spill.

MOE noted that the threat to the population and the environment do not.

Only in the aftermath of the oil spill involved 109 people and 17 vehicles.

Mass mortality of penguin is listed on the beaches of Brazil

More than 500 penguins were found dead on Friday on the beaches of the southern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul, said channel Univision.

Causes of mortality of sea birds have not been established. Brazilian veterinarians have to analyze the bodies of several penguins, the results will appear in about a month. No external injuries were found on penguins.

This is the so-called Magellanic penguins, which usually live in large colonies in Patagonia in southern Argentina and Chile, and often migrate, following the shoals of fish, which is their main food

In early 2012, the northern coast of Peru

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An earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter scale occurred in Montenegro

An earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter scale occurred in Montenegro, December 21, 2010. Data on injuries or damage, according to ITAR-TASS.

The epicenter of earthquake was located two kilometers from the village Pluzhine.

No casualties or damage data yet.

Dust storms, wind and hail expected in Tuva

Dust storms, thunderstorms and hail forecasted in Tuva on Friday night and Saturday night, according to the Republican government.

Projected squally wind gusts can reach 20 meters per second.

Due to bad weather in the region is more likely related emergencies, in particular, with damage to power and communication lines.

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