On the Sicilian volcano Mount Etna, a new crater

Volcanoes

12.05.11.Vnov intensified Sicilian volcano Etna.Minuvshey night and this morning above the volcano appeared fountains of boiling lava was heard strong underground buzz. According to ITAR-TASS, clubs ash rose over Etna and reached the city of Catania and settlements to the south of the volcano.

According to the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, on the eastern slopes of Mount Etna has opened a new mini-crater. Now instruments detect a growing oscillation in the interior of the earth core — South East — a crater.

For the safety of the local authorities closed the airport of Catania.

Recently, the

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In Afghanistan, brutal to cholera

Epidemics

17.06.11.Epidemiya cholera is spreading rapidly in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar, is now noted for several thousand cases. Said the head of the local health department Ahmadullah Faizi.

According to him, in the last two months of registered deaths from this disease a few dozen children, RIA Novosti reported.

According to doctors, 80% of cholera cases from the total number of cases are children under the age of about five years.

The main cause of the epidemic, said Faizi is a blatant lack of sanitation in Afghan families using nursing dirty teats, inadequate access to clean drinking water,

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An earthquake measuring 5.8 occurred in Japan

Earthquake

13.04.11.Na eastern coast of Japan on Wednesday at 04.37 local time (23.37 Moscow time on April 12) there was an earthquake of magnitude 5.8. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of the shock was located 64 kilometers southeast of the city of Morioka, the focus lies at a depth of 44.8 km. Information on the effects have been reported yet, according to ITAR-TASS.

According to the newspaper VIEW, on Tuesday morning in the north-east Japan in Fukushima Prefecture was another powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.3, the tremors were felt in Tokyo.

Earlier on Monday night, Moscow time,

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In the area of nuclear power plant emergency, Fukushima was a new strong earthquake

Earthquake

22.03.11. Tremors of magnitude 6.6 recorded on Tuesday, March 22, to the east of the Japanese prefecture of Fukushima. Recall that in this area is the emergency plant "Fukushima-1". The epicenter of the earthquake that struck at 16:18 local time (09:18 on Kiev), was located at 312 kilometers east of the city of Fukushima and 415 miles north-east of the capital of Japan, Tokyo, RIA Novosti reported with reference to the USGS .

According to the service, the earthquake lies at a depth of 26.5 kilometers. The threat of a tsunami has not been announced.

Recall, March

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When the Military-Industrial Commission created a special office

When the Military-Industrial Commission created a special office to monitor the legality of the actions of officials in the performance of the state defense order.

The Deputy Chairman of the Russian Federation, Dmitry Rogozin, the government authorized at a meeting of the MIC. First Deputy MIC Ivan Kharchenko appointed head of the staff. In addition to members of the military-industrial complex of the structure will include heads Rosoboronzakaz, representatives of FAS PCT Rosrezerva, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Economic Development and RTN, said Dmitry Rogozin.

According to him,

 "headquarters will be parsed for each

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On the border of Kyrgyzstan and China earthquake

Earthquake

Kyrgyzstan

14.02.11.Zemletryasenie magnitude 4.8 on the Richter scale occurred on Monday night at the border between China and Kyrgyzstan, Chinese media reported citing the seismological service.

The shock was recorded at 03.12 local time (22.12 MSK on Sunday).

Information on possible casualties or damage are not currently available, "Interfax".

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At 10 km from the village of Nura night recorded earthquake 5-5.5 points

14.02.11.CA-NEWS (KG) — According to the Institute of Seismology of the National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic, at 01:12 hours on February 14 in Kyrgyzstan earthquake measuring 5-5.5

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Methane explosion occurred in the mine Kazakhaltyn

Factors

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KOKSHETAU, March 5 — IA Novosti-Kazakhstan. Three people were injured in a methane explosion at the mine, "West" mine "Bestobe" Mining and Metallurgical Combine "Kazakhaltyn" in the Akmola region, told the news agency Novosti-Kazakhstan duty officer of the regional crisis center CSR Oleg Malyuk.

According to him, the explosion occurred in the evening of the fourth of March. "According to the victims the explosion occurred due to accumulation of gas — methane," — said Malyuk.

According to him, the explosion of three workers with thermal burns of varying severity were taken to a clinic

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7.2 earthquake in central Chile

Earthquake

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MOSCOW, March 26 — RIA Novosti. Earthquake of magnitude 7.2 occurred in the central part of Chile, Reuters reported with reference to the U.S. Geological Survey.

According to the agency, the tremors occurred in 103 km north-west of the city of Talca — the capital of the eponymous province. According to reports the earthquake was located at a depth of 10 kilometers.

Information on casualties or destruction have been reported yet, the threat of a tsunami as yet was not announced.

Chile is characterized by high seismic activity. At the end of February 2010 in the South

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Tambov half remained without electricity

Factors

10.11.11.40 thousand citizens morning remained without electricity due to short circuit of wires in the street Ryleeva. Were without power and the northern, central and western parts of the regional center — from the mainstream to the Bastion. On the streets of traffic lights stopped working (actually they still do not all work.) According to the company Tambovenergo, yet unknown telematics company without permission carried out work on the laying of optical fiber. Installers threw their wires to the ground wire "Tambovenergo", which caused a short circuit. Cables began to melt right on the stand down cars. According to

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Flooding in southeast Guatemala

Flood

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MEXICO CITY, Aug. 26. / Correspondent. ITAR-TASS Sergey Novozhilov /. Alarm is declared in the southeast of Guatemala in the aftermath of the rains, which have caused severe floods.

According to the authorities of the Central American countries, as a result of flooding five people were killed and more than 6.2 thousand homeless.

Residents of areas affected by the floods, placed in 80 temporary shelters, more than 1.2 thousand houses damaged. Due to the severe consequences of the disaster Guatemalan authorities announced the alarm in the department of Santa Rosa.

President Alvaro Colom visited the areas

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