Fiji and Tonga was a powerful earthquake

6.3 magnitude earthquake occurred today in the Fiji archipelago. According to the Australian Seismological Service, its epicenter was in the Pacific Ocean, 220 km east of the capital city of Suva, the focus lies at a depth of 619 km. No injuries or damage were reported, according to reporter-ua.com. In addition, an earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale occurred in the Kingdom of Tonga Islands, in the south-east Pacific. Data on victims and the destruction not yet been received, reports Zman.com. Warnings about the danger of a tsunami also was not. Recall, on March 11 in Japan was a

Continue reading Fiji and Tonga was a powerful earthquake

Tremors from the earthquake were felt near Sukhumi in Karachay-Cherkessia

Residents of some areas of Karachay-Cherkessia, felt the tremors on Sunday as a result of the earthquake off the coast of Georgia and Abkhazia, said the State Emergency Situations of the Republic.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the magnitude of the earthquake at 13.31 UTC (17.31 MSK), was 5.8. Its epicenter was in the Black Sea, 46 km from the city of Ochamchire in Abkhazia, 59 km from Sukhumi and 65 kilometers from Poti (Georgia).

Agency does not specify the magnitude of impact, however, according to the locals, they were very noticeable.

"The earthquake occurred around 17.40 MSK. Tremors

Continue reading Tremors from the earthquake were felt near Sukhumi in Karachay-Cherkessia

In the area of the Kuril Islands earthquake with magnitude 5.3

On the Kuril island of Iturup Wednesday morning earthquake registered a magnitude of 4. According to the Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the epicenter of the earthquake was located near the northern tip of the island, the center lies at a depth of 60 km. The city Kurilsk, located on Iturup, tectonic shock was not felt, the ITAR-TASS news agency. On Tuesday night, in the Okhotsk Sea 121 km west of Kurilsk at a depth of 33 km were recorded earthquake of magnitude 5.3. In the city, it was felt the power of 2-3 points. "Rock hanging

Continue reading In the area of the Kuril Islands earthquake with magnitude 5.3

In Argayashsky packs of dogs roam the area of vampires: wild dogs drink the blood of sheep and geese

Argayashsky district, Chelyabinsk region, March 28 (New Region, Alla Alexandrova) — In Argayashsky's deputies will discuss the problem of frequent attacks of stray dogs on domestic animals in one of the villages. The situation is assessed as an emergency. In this case, the problem has not yet been found: the rural municipality to deal with wild dogs is not adequate funding, and the district administration has not in any way interfere with the situation. As the correspondent of "New Region" in the Board of Deputies Derbishevskogo rural settlement, in the summer of last year in the village Ishalino homeless dogs

Continue reading In Argayashsky packs of dogs roam the area of vampires: wild dogs drink the blood of sheep and geese

Radiation from Japan reached the Murmansk region

Traces of radioactive iodine recorded in the valley Paz. Now we can say for sure that the catastrophe at the Japanese nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1" has acquired a global dimension. Radiation emitted by the emergency power units, shrouded northern hemisphere and reached the North. True, while northerners worry about. It was only a meager values.

Traces of radioactive iodine detected Norwegian Agency for Radioactive Protection (NRPA) in the valley groove on the border with Russia. Here, incidentally, is a Russian-Norwegian Pasvik Nature Reserve, part of which lies in the Murmansk region, and some — in the Norwegian county of Finnmark.

Continue reading Radiation from Japan reached the Murmansk region

Scientists are preparing to poor space weather

The weather is often written on the front. But few people paid attention to the weather phenomenon which forced last month, airlines, aircraft that fly from the U.S. to Asia and back via the North Pole, to change the route to more southern, over Alaska. The reason for this was the "space weather" — a powerful flow of gas on the sun, which could impair the performance of electronic devices in the world.

These events can occur at any time, but frequent or become more intense about once every 11 years. The peak of the current cycle is expected

Continue reading Scientists are preparing to poor space weather

In Kiev, Ford sank into the ground

In Kiev Obolon from burst pipe underground car failed. The tragedy occurred on Friday night at the Avenue of Heroes of Stalingrad. Owner parked his car on the night in your own backyard. At one point under the asphalt, where the car burst water-bearing line, and began to wash away the soil. In a minute, "Ford" failed in a hole on the surface remained except the trunk. The car got caught in up to half the thickness of quicksand — a layer of sand and water. Fortunately, no one has ever suffered. How much damage the car — is

Continue reading In Kiev, Ford sank into the ground

In Tuva, an earthquake measuring 3.5 points, victims and destructions

An earthquake measuring 3.5 points occurred in 18 km to the west of the village Shagonar Ulug-Khem district of Tuva. No one was injured, damage is detected, Itar-Tass news service of the Siberian Regional Emergency Center.

"The earthquake was recorded late on Sunday — said the press service. — The nearest settlement is not felt."

4000 people remain without power in the Krasnodar Territory

These are the revised data engineers.

Blackout has been one of the effects of a powerful hurricane that struck the Kuban before. In some areas, introduced a state of emergency. Wind brought down trees and tore roofs from homes as well as to schools and hospitals. Numerous breaks on lines interrupted electricity in houses around 70,000 people. But in most of the communities have managed to restore the light.

"We were 72 rescue and recovery teams to date. Restore power will almost around the clock, — said Deputy General Manager, Chief Engineer of JSC" Kubanenergo "Paul Zinchenko. — By

Continue reading 4000 people remain without power in the Krasnodar Territory

Radioactive emissions from Fukushima-1 hit Las Vegas

Radioactive particles released into the atmosphere as a result of the accident at the Japanese nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1", reached the state of Nevada, the dangers to human health is not due to the low concentration of particles in the air, the Associated Press reported with reference to the monitoring stations for radiation research Institute DPI (Desert Research Institute). In the air, the world-famous gambling and entertainment center — Las Vegas Nevada — Saturday were reported radioactive particles iodide-131 and xenon-133, which are usually not recorded in the state.

Scientists suggest that this substance is a nuclear emergency in

Continue reading Radioactive emissions from Fukushima-1 hit Las Vegas

SQL - 33 | 0,995 сек. | 7.78 МБ