By the Earth is flying 100-meter asteroid

March 8, 2013. Asteroid 2013 ET the size of a 35-storey building will fly past Earth on March 9

New asteroid, received index 2013 EC20, was found on March 7 American project to find asteroids "Catalina". Scientists estimate that the celestial body size which ranges from 3 to 12 meters in 06.41 MSK on March 9 will fly past Earth at a distance of 135,000 kilometers (measured from the center of the planet).

Asteroid 2013 ET, size which ranges from 45 to 140 meters, 16.09 in the 972 fly MSK thousands of miles from the center of the planet (this

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In the Caucasus begins era of seismic activity

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12.01.11. "Active seismic processes in the Caucasus, including Azerbaijan, began with the end of 2010."

About this newspaper "Caspian" said the president of the Global Network of earthquake prediction (GNFE), Professor Elchin Khalilov.

"This is due to the fact that about 15 years ago, geophysicists have registered increase in the rate of motion of magnetic poles by 500%. Before that, some 100 years it has remained virtually unchanged. Another factor in the increase in seismic and volcanic activity, is solar activity.

Expected solar cycle maximum is expected in 2013, had already begun to appear from the beginning

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All over the world there is a decline of exploding meteorites

February 19, 2013. Over the past few days, falling from the sky and exploding fireballs have been seen in many countries around the world — in Russia, Kazakhstan, Japan, Australia, Cuba, South Africa, Morocco, Germany, Switzerland, northern Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, Britain, …

— A glowing orb that resembles a meteor was seen on Sunday night a few people in the counties of Miami-Dade County and Broward County (USA) February 18 2013 year. "Looking at the Bay of Biscay (Biscayne Bay), I saw a falling object ", — says Brad Greenberg of Miami, 30 years old, on his Twitter account

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Excavation of a new tunnel Obluchensky completed in Jewish areas

The penetration of the new 860-meter tunnel Obluchensky completed in the Jewish Autonomous Region, entering the tunnel into operation in 2013, will remove the speed limit of trains on this section of Trans-Siberian Railway, according to the press service of the Far Eastern Railway.

Existing Obluchensky long tunnel 311 meters — one of the six tunnels that ran in 1912-1915 in the mountain range of the Lesser Hinggan. It is on the site Obluchye — Lime (8193 kilometer Trans-Siberian Railway). Currently, the plot makes it difficult to pass the tunnel Obluchensky increasing traffic on the Trans-Siberian railway

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Flooding in Ecuador claimed the lives

March 3, 2013. The city of Guayaquil in the south-east of Ecuador was flooded due to heavy rains. The disaster caused the deaths of at least eight people.

Downpours hit the Guayaquil on Saturday night. The streets were drowned in the water, making it impossible to traffic. Some local residents tried to save their property, and some reacted to the loss philosophically.

A resident of Guayaquil: "No one was hurt. And this is — nothing is — only material things. "

According to official data, in the time a flood man drowned, six were killed by electric shock and

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Increased solar activity in 2013 will not, said the scientist

April 9, 2013. Scientists do not expect an increase in solar activity in the current year, the Group continues to decline, according to RIA Novosti, Laboratory of X-ray astronomy of the Sun Lebedev Physical Institute (LPI) Sergei richer.

Solar activity, instead of the expected output at its maximum, ceased to grow with 2011 year. NASA's earlier suggested that perhaps instead of one peak maximum in 2012 will actually be "two-headed" with vertices 2011 and 2013 year.

"Now it (theactivity Sun) falls. Nothing in the current year (in terms of increase in activity) does not expect ", — said the wealthy.

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The sharp increase in the amount of methane in the Arctic in January 2013

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February 4, 2013. In the images (Fig. 1) obtained by Dr. Leonid Yurganov, shows the levels of methane January 1-10 2013 (Left), 11-20 January 2013 (center) and 21-31 January 2013 (right).

Images show a dramatic increase in methane over the Arctic Ocean during January 2013 in a large region to the north of Norway.

Why is this high level of methane appears there? To further study the situation, let's take a look at where the highest concentration of sea ice. Fig. 2 shows the concentration of sea ice in January 2013 year, according to

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Production of cement in Russia in I half-year increased by 7.7% — to 29.9 million tons

Production of cement in the first half of 2013 in Russia has increased, compared to the same period in 2012 by 7.7% — to 29.9 million tons, according to the study of "SMPro."

"From January to June 2013 in all regions of the Russian Federation, an increase in the production of cement compared to January-June 2012. Greatest increase in production was observed in the Central Federal District — by 15.3%, which corresponds to 985 thousand tons, and the Southern Federal District — by 16.3%, or by 630 thousand tons, "- says the report.

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Flooding in Serbia and Macedonia

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Flood in Macedonia

February 27, 2013. In Macedonia three days in a row poured heavy rains, which ultimately has created favorable conditions for the occurrence of floods. After rising water were flooded hundreds of homes in the Macedonian villages, thousands of people were forced to evacuate. It is known that during the flood killed one person.

Two remote villages are completely cut off from civilization, all access roads are buried under a layer of water. Gushing stream destroyed two bridges. In some places, the Macedonians are suffering from a lack

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Russia waiting for the tsunami

December 31, 2012. According to the forecast of the Emergencies Ministry, in 2013 Russia can expect fires, floods, earthquakes and powerful eight-meter tsunami. However, the ministry believes that the next year will be quieter than the 2012-th.

A preliminary forecast of the key risks for 2013 year Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia begins with a description of seismic hazard. Expected strong earthquake in Sakhalin — just north of disaster relief, where in 2007 the powerful aftershocks have been recorded. Then the magnitude was 6.8, after which there was 100 aftershock jolts. 51 houses were damaged, 1,200 were left homeless

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