Eurasian plate moved 20 meters

After the earthquake on March 11 in Japan, the Eurasian tectonic plate moved 20 meters to the east. This is the conclusion reached today Japanese seismologists.

 

According to them, some areas of the country — such as the most affected by the disaster Iwate Prefecture and Fukushima — were below the previous level by 75 centimeters.

 

Japan is located in a seismic area, at the junction of four plates — the Eurasian, Philippine, North American and Pacific. Eurasian plate moves to the east, and the other three — to the west, the scientists explain.

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In New Zealand, the bank jumped 82 dolphin. Photo

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4.02.11.V New Zealand coast pilot whale stranded 82 — Large Animals of the family Delphinidae. According to Agence France-Presse, the incident took place on Friday morning, February 4, on the South Island, about 150 kilometers west of the resort town of Nelson. To date, ten of the stranded pilot whales died. Status of survivors grind causes fear, as long as they are not returned to the water and because of this can be lost. According to a Department of Natural Heritage, the pilot whale lies in the sand in the sun and can greatly overheated.

On the

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Disoriented birds killed flocks in China

In the city of Yantai, Shandong Province recently a strange phenomenon: the bird flew to the building and committed suicide, a raid on the building. According to eyewitness Wan, February 15, local residents discovered that a number of birds were flying at high speed directly to the building, and died of a stroke on the wall. Previously, this was never seen or heard. Suicide birds occurs every day, most often occurs from 15:00 to 16:00.

Some local residents are trying to guess the reason why the birds are trying to commit suicide, for example, may be reflections from glass

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In the U.S., marked by deaths of cows

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NEW YORK, January 19. / Correspondent. Itar-Tass /. In the U.S. state of Wisconsin took mass death in cattle. According to "Time" on the farm "Stockton" in recent days killed about 200 cows.

According to the owner of the farm, for the past week "animals feel great", and their death is probably due to a yet unknown to him with the virus.

Specialists are currently conducting a study of samples taken from dead animals.

Local media do not exclude this case due to the massive loss of fish and birds in the United States and other countries, the precise

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Scientist: Japan earthquake shifted by 2.4 meters

Earthquake, which occurred on Friday in Japan, appear to be shifted on the Japanese island of Honshu 2.4 meters, said Saturday a geophysicist with the U.S. Geological Survey, Kenneth Hudnut, reports CNN.

"At the moment, we know that one of the GPS stations moved by 8 feet (2.4 meters)," — said Kenneth Hudnut, transfers MIGnews.com.

According to the analysis maps Administration geospatial information, most of the land of Japanese islands significantly shifted.  Previously, NASA experts said that the earthquake in Japan that occurred on Friday, March 11, has led to a shift in the Earth's axis by

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Scientist: Japan earthquake shifted by 2.4 meters

Earthquake, which occurred on Friday in Japan, appear to be shifted on the Japanese island of Honshu 2.4 meters, said Saturday a geophysicist with the U.S. Geological Survey, Kenneth Hudnut, reports CNN.

"At the moment, we know that one of the GPS stations moved by 8 feet (2.4 meters)," — said Kenneth Hudnut, transfers MIGnews.com.

According to the analysis maps Administration geospatial information, most of the land of Japanese islands significantly shifted.  Previously, NASA experts said that the earthquake in Japan that occurred on Friday, March 11, has led to a shift in the Earth's axis by

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Japan devastated by the tsunami destroyed the whole city

A huge wave has broken home like a house of cards. Photo: boston.com Japanese city Rikudzen-Takata in Iwate Prefecture in the north-eastern coast of Honshu island was virtually razed to the ground came down on him on Saturday tsunami four meters. As reported by AFP, with reference to the National Agency for Disaster Management, the city, the population of about 23 thousand people, now lies in ruins. Eve Rikudzen-Takata suffered another tsunami caused by an earthquake of magnitude 8.9, but on Saturday came a new wave and destroyed all that was left after the previous one. According to some

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Loss of livestock and frost in Vietnam

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21.01.11.Ot unusual for Vietnam cold for the last three weeks in the country killed more than 20,000 cows and bulls.

As reported by "The Associated Press", on Friday, said the head of department for the breeding of cattle Hoang Kim Giao.

According to him, most of the dead livestock (70%) — calves. Loss of livestock found in 18 provinces of Vietnam.

Also Friday, the Vietnam News edition sobschilo that there frost 7 people died. Most of them — from carbon monoxide poisoning from coal braziers that are used to heat rooms Vietnamese.

In addition, the sharp increase

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Russian companies need to commit to clean drains

Supervisors should move from fines for dirty drains to control voluntary plans polluters to improve sewage treatment, told reporters CEO SUE "Vodokanal" Felix Karmazinov at a press conference on the opening of water technologies "EcwaTech."

"The position of the St. Petersburg water utility as a whole is this: when we arrived at the company, took samples, put sanctions — is unlikely that we will achieve clean water, we have to get away from the control of spontaneous voluntary declaration to reduce waste," — said Karmazin.

According to him, polluting enterprises should establish a program to reduce pollution runoff and then

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In the U.S. — a hurricane and fires in Australia — rainfall and heat

In the U.S., after a severe storm about three million people without electricity. Hit the city in several states, including the capital city of Washington. As a result of the disaster killed 22 people.

According to the energy companies, emergency crews working around the clock, but can fully restore power until the end of this week. The situation in the affected areas is exacerbated intense heat: the thermometer rose above 40 degrees Celsius. In addition, the roads are still lying in fallen trees. Impede vehicular traffic and broken traffic lights. In Colorado, continuing a strong fire. Already destroyed more than

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