In Finland, there was an earthquake

In southern Finland on Saturday observed earthquake. According to the Seismological Department, University of Helsinki, the force of the earthquake was 2.6 on the Richter scale, reports Yle.

Places people feel like shaking them at home. In particular, the earthquake was felt in parts of Mäntsälä, Riihimäki, Ascoli, Järvenpää, Kerava, Pornaynen, Nurmijärvi and Hyvinkää. Center of the earthquake was located in the central part of the province of Uusimaa in the village of Halki.

Class solar flare X-7. 09/08/2011

 

 

Occurred on the Sun is the most powerful in December 2006 X-ray flare, but this event does not lead to serious disturbances of the magnetic field on the Earth, told RIA Novosti the head space weather forecasting center of the Institute of Terrestrial Magnetism, Ionosphere and Radio Wave Propagation (IZMIRAN) Sergei Gaidash. "There was an outbreak of class X6.9. Last flash class X6 was December 6, 2006, since the outbreak of such power was not," — said the source. Solar flares, depending on the power of X-ray radiation can be divided into

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Storm during a snowfall, Muscovites saw a rare natural phenomenon

Very rare natural phenomenon could watch today from Moscow. Lightning strikes during a snowfall — this does not happen every winter. Center reports FOBOS, at midday Moscow was in the zone of active atmospheric front. And he brought with him a wide range of weather conditions. It all began in the winter — with snow storm and rain will end, forecasters promise. At around 13 o'clock in the sky over the capital have even a thunderstorm. Some citizens saw lightning and heard thunder. Reports of this can be seen in the blogs. "Thunderstorm, guys, I have just been on

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Swiss Re estimated the total damage from Hurricane Sandy at $ 20-25 billion

The world's largest reinsurance company, Swiss Swiss Reinsurance Co., Estimated the total damage to the insured objects from hurricane "Sandy" in the 20-25 billion dollars, according to a press release.

The volume of insurance payments, according to analysts, will be approximately $ 900 million.

Hurricane "Sandy", formed at the end of October 2012, affected Jamaica, Cuba, Bahamas, Haiti, the coast of Florida and, later, on 29 October hit the northeastern U.S. and eastern Canada. The most severe damage was caused by the north-eastern United States, particularly in New Jersey and New York. Number of victims of natural disaster in the

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In Primorye expected seasonal exacerbation of influenza

The peak incidence of influenza in the region traditionally expected at the end of November-December

In Primorye, the peak of the flu traditionally expected at the end of November-December. This was reported at the round table head of the department of the regional center of medical prevention Tatiana Mineeva. Over a year ago in Primorye ill with SARS and influenza about 300 thousand people. To the number of health care institutions edge of preventive measures. To date, the vaccine against influenza and SARS. Primorye, which are at risk vaccinated for free. They are children, pupils, students, health workers, social workers,

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Earthquake in Romania — 5.1 points

MOSCOW, October 4 — RIA Novosti. Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred in the Romanian county of Vrancea in 05.40 (06.40 MSK) on Tuesday, reports AFP.

"The center of the earthquake lies at a depth of 130 kilometers. Last earthquake of such strength was recorded in 2009. Earthquake in Vrancea County — normal thing, "- said the press secretary of the National Research Institute of Earth Physics Mircea Radulyan (Mircea Radulian).

Tremors were so strong that they felt even the inhabitants of the Romanian capital — the city of Bucharest.

At the request of the local police, no damage was registered.

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Severe frost forecast in the Khabarovsk region in the coming days

Temperatures down to 45 degrees, which is below historical averages, are expected in the Khabarovsk region in the next three days, said on Wednesday GUMCHS Russia.

"According to the Hydrometeorological Khabarovsk, from 9 to 12 January in the southern and central areas of the province, including the cities of Khabarovsk and Komsomolsk-on-Amur, expected extreme cold with average temperatures at seven degrees below historical averages. Expected from day 25 to 32 degrees below zero during the night from 38 to 45 below zero "- said the agency.

Under the influence of cold weather will Bikin, Vyazemsky Lazo District, Khabarovsk, Nanai, Amur,

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Earthquake off the island of Palau in the Pacific Ocean

Archipelago Palau — Western Caroline Islands. Earthquake in Palau — 5.3 on the Richter scale.

Geophysicists have discovered in the Pacific Ocean 50-kilometer crater

Geophysics at the Australian National Institute using seismic methods found under the bottom of the Pacific m / s from the island of Timor and Australia, the 50-kilometer meteorite crater caused as a result of the fall of the universal objects of about 35 million years backwards, it says in the book, located in the Australian Journal of Earth Sciences.

One of the authors, geologist Dariusz Jablonski (Dariusz Jablonski) conducted searches at the seismic oil exploration platform Ashmore and found traces of the possible presence of a layer of sediment impact structures — the dome-shaped "bulge" layers

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In the area of the Czech spa town of Karlovy Vary earthquake

In western Bohemia on Friday, 30 km from the famous Czech spa town of Karlovy Vary, an earthquake of magnitude 4, according to local media. The epicenter was located near the town of Cheb, 30 km east of Carlsbad. Experts predict that in the next few days in the area may be aftershocks of magnitude to 5. As a result of the earthquake occurred there were no casualties or damage. While tourists in Carlsbad earthquake hardly noticed.

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