In Japan, there were more than 500 aftershocks of magnitude above 5.0

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2.06.11.V Japan following the devastating earthquake on March 11 of this year, there were more than 500 aftershocks of magnitude aftershock above 5.0, which is a record in the history of such statistics. This was reported today by the National Directorate of Meteorology.

The previous record belonged to the 1994 earthquake on the island of Hokkaido, after that within 80 days there were 128 aftershocks of a magnitude of about 5.0. Yet this year, a similar number of comparable strength aftershocks occurred in the first few days after a major earthquake.

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In Japan, there were more than 500 aftershocks of magnitude above 5.0

2.06.11.V Japan following the devastating earthquake on March 11 of this year, there were more than 500 aftershocks of magnitude aftershock above 5.0, which is a record in the history of such statistics. This was reported today by the National Directorate of Meteorology.

The previous record belonged to the 1994 earthquake in Hokkaido, after that within 80 days there were 128 aftershocks of magnitude of about 5.0. Yet this year, a similar number of comparable strength aftershocks occurred in the first few days after a major earthquake. To date, seismologists also recorded 81 major boost magnitude of 6.0 and at

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Earthquake in Canada

Earthquake of magnitude 4.0 occurred in the Pacific coast of Canada. According to Seismic Service of the Ministry of Environment and its epicenter was at a depth of 25 kilometers to the west of Vancouver Island. This quake — a consequence of a more powerful 6.3 magnitude earthquake that occurred on September 9 in the same area.

In an interview with CBC television seismologist Natural Resources Canada, John Cassidy, British Columbia after the earthquake recorded for dozens of aftershocks, and the magnitude of the strongest of which was 4.9.

Pacific Coast — the most seismically active area in Canada.

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In Japan, there were more than 500 aftershocks of magnitude above 5.0

2.06.11.V Japan following the devastating earthquake on March 11 of this year, there were more than 500 aftershocks of magnitude aftershock above 5.0, which is a record in the history of such statistics. This was reported today by the National Directorate of Meteorology.

The previous record belonged to the 1994 earthquake on the island of Hokkaido, after that within 80 days there were 128 aftershocks of a magnitude of about 5.0. Yet this year, a similar number of comparable strength aftershocks occurred in the first few days after a major earthquake. To date, seismologists also recorded 81

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