Last day seismic activity in Tuva was waning

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Head of Tuva Sholban Kara-ool, during a meeting with the Minister of Regional Development of Russia Viktor Basargin reported that seismic activity in the country and the last day was waning. However, he said, the evacuation points continue to work.

Kara-ool said that between 27 and 28 December, after a strong quake of 9.5 on the Richter scale, the country had registered 26 aftershocks small force. Accordingly, the intensity of the earthquake is on decaying.

Besides the head of Tuva reported Basargin operational situation in the country, and also thanked the Minister for

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Increased seismic activity recorded in Oceania

A surge of seismic activity recorded in the South Pacific. According to the Australian National Seismological Service, the first oscillations of the earth's crust recorded a magnitude of 5.2 on the Fiji Islands at a depth of 574 km. They were felt within a radius of 206 km.

Then, an earthquake of magnitude 5.6 was recorded at 150 km south of the capital of Vanuatu — Port Vila, his focus lies at a depth of 49 km. At intervals of 2 hours 19 minutes oscillations of the earth's crust repeated magnitude of 5.1 in the same area at

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Popocatepetl volcano woke up to Mexico City on Christmas Eve

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Mexican volcano Popocatepetl, located about 55 kilometers south-east of Mexico City, on Saturday, the eve of the Catholic Christmas, again brought the concern to local residents and authorities: the day it was recorded 14 emissions of ash, gases and steam.

According to the newspaper El Universal, were also detected three small earthquakes caused by volcanic activity.

Ash column reached a height at this time to half a kilometer. Experts do not exclude that in the coming days, ash emissions and other volcanic activity at Popocatépetl continue. In this

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Popocatepetl volcano woke up to Mexico City on Christmas Eve

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Mexican volcano Popocatepetl, located about 55 kilometers south-east of Mexico City, on Saturday, the eve of the Catholic Christmas, again brought the concern to local residents and authorities: the day it was recorded 14 emissions of ash, gases and steam.

According to the newspaper El Universal, were also detected three small earthquakes caused by volcanic activity.

Ash column reached a height at this time to half a kilometer. Experts do not exclude that in the coming days, ash emissions and other volcanic activity at Popocatépetl continue. In this

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Volcanoes threaten nuclear winter

Now all over the world registered increase of volcanic activity. Only last month revealed themselves volcanoes in five regions of the planet, including the south of Russia. According to experts, although the scope of each of the volcanoes tied to a specific geographic location, their simultaneous activity fraught with disaster on a global scale.

For many still remember last year's eruption of the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull when air travel was severely disrupted, and there was a danger that ash emissions reach Central's areas of Russia.

Following the Eyjafjallajokull began to wake up and other volcanoes. In

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On the move? Scientists observe geothermal activity outside Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park — NASA satellites monitor the underground geothermal activity in Yellowstone, the heat, which is at a depth of 4,000 miles in the core. There are places where the energy levels are unstable. NASA reports the number of unexpected events occurring outside the park. "If geothermal activity develops outside of the park, then we need to know where it will lead." However, no one knows what is happening. But the key was found in the relationship of underground geothermal events. Source: Digital Journal

Significant increase in solar activity is expected in March 2012

Another period of increasing solar activity will be in spring 2012 and is expected to peak next December, told reporters, Vice-President of Astronomical and Geodetic Association in Russia, a senior fellow at Pulkovo Observatory RAS Sergey Smirnov.      "An increase in solar activity, the appearance on the surface of our star spots occurrence of strong magnetic storms affect the health and mood of many people," — said Smirnov at a press conference in St. Petersburg's media center RIA Novosti.      According to him, the previous period of solar activity occurred in 2000 and 2002. If this time schedule disturbances on the sun

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Volcanoes are increasingly threatening the existence of mankind

The last two weeks have reminded myself of just three volcanoes in different parts of our planet, and in a month, scientists recorded seismic activity in the five regions, Cikave.org.ua.

In some cases, the researchers believe, you can get away with slight shock, but there are volcanoes that carry a great threat to the world population. Can cause serious global consequences Tungurahua — Ecuador's famous volcano, whose name means "throat of fire"?

Now the volcano creates tangible difficulties only to local residents. But we can not forget that we all live on the same

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Emissions in Kamchatka volcano ash could interfere aviation

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Kamchatka volcano Kizimen eruption which lasts for a year, may next week start throwing ash to a height of more than 10 kilometers, creating, thus, the risk to air travel, the press service of Kronotsky reserve.

"The latest satellite data of Volcanic Eruption Response indicate that the outpouring of lava flow on the north-eastern slope of the volcano continues. Forecasts for next week, plumes above 10 feet above sea level is possible. Ash plume can be hazardous to flight international and local airlines "- written specialists Kamchatka reserve.

To clarify forecast volcanic activity to Kizimenu

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In Iceland, Katla volcano wakes up again

Giant Icelandic volcano Katla, an eruption had waited a long time, is showing signs of activity that could disrupt air traffic again over Europe, experts say.

 

Over the past month Katla in the south of the country, have been more than 500 aftershocks.

 

The last major

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