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The planet was shaking the whole day

May 25, 2013. Last day for the land were not the most simple in its history. Earthquakes of varying thickness were recorded in large parts of the globe. In addition to the strong aftershocks were felt in Russia, tremors experienced people for at least another nine regions of the world.

The very first felt the instability of the soil under the feet of the inhabitants of the island of Crete. According to the testimony of devices, the power of this earthquake reached 4.8 points. Two hours later, the news of the earthquake came from the area of Celebes Sea.

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The third earthquake overtook Turkey. More than 600 dead

The third earthquake overtook Turkey. More than 600 dead Natural Disasters

In Turkey, do not stop the earthquake. November 15, 2011 in eastern Turkey, an earthquake measuring 5.2 — the third time in the last month. The epicenter was in the village Mollakazim province of Van. We have previously reported on the earthquake of November 9, the power of 5.5 in the province of Van and Erdzhish. According to the latest number of victims to 644 persons, Thousands of people were left without homes and forced to fight with the November cold. Even homes that were not destroyed, abandoned because

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Residents flee Indonesia volcano intensified

July 3, 2013. Residents affected by the powerful earthquake on the eve of the Indonesian province of Aceh are fleeing in panic from the volcano intensified there Burnie-Telong, said on Wednesday the national news agency Antara.

"Panic peaked last night after the aftershocks of the earthquake," — said a police officer at the center of public relations Souroti (Suroto).

An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 occurred on Tuesday afternoon on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. The epicenter of the quake was located 35 kilometers north-west of the area, Bener Meriah in the westernmost province of Aceh, the center lies at a

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The bigger the earthquake, the more powerful aftershocks it may cause

April 22, 2013. Seismologists from the U.S. conducted observations, which have resulted in evidence of the ability of powerful earthquakes trigger multiple and often quite strong aftershocks in the same area or a small distance from the first episode. Thus in 9% of cases a big push can cause the same or similar in magnitude quake far enough from the point of view of geography.

In his observations, scientists have included earthquakes from all over the world since 1979. It was found that out of 260 pushes the test magnitude more than 7, y 24 observed repeated episodes

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Earthquake in Guatemala

Earthquake in Guatemala Natural Disasters

The Pacific coast of Guatemala, an earthquake of 7.4 points. In the list of the dead at the moment is listed 39 people who lived in the small north-western state of border with Mexico. Most suffered a small mountain village of San Marcos, located 128 kilometers from the epicenter of the earthquake. It destroyed about 30 houses.

On saving lives of six people buried alive under the sand collapse, more than 300 firefighters, policemen and villagers. The depth of the epicenter was about 32 km, its distance from the coast and the nearest

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The earthquake off the coast of El Salvador

The earthquake off the coast of El Salvador Natural Disasters

Late on August 26, 2012 off the coast of El Salvador, an earthquake measuring 7.4. It was followed by aftershocks of magnitude 5.4. At the moment, data destruction or casualties were reported. Tsunami warning was announced in the coastal area of Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Panama and Mexico after the main shock. Less strong earthquake occurred an hour later. But the warning was withdrawn okeanografom David Walsh after tsunami height was installed near the El Salvador was 10 centimeters.

The earthquake occurred 138 kilometers from

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Strong aftershocks rocked Myanmar and Thailand

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24.03.11.VASHINGTON (Reuters) — Two strong earthquakes with magnitude 7.0 on the Richter scale, occurred in Myanmar, said the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) on Thursday.

Brunt of the disaster fell on the borders with Thailand and Laos territory. The epicenter of the first quake was at a depth of 10 kilometers, the second — 230 kilometers.

According to the USGS, aftershocks occurred a few seconds after an earthquake of magnitude 6.9 hit points in Thailand. The epicenter of tremor was recorded at 110 kilometers north of Chiang Rai.

Data on injuries or damage.

(Translated by Anton Kolodyazhny and

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Earthquake near Christchurch

Earthquake near Christchurch Natural Disasters

An earthquake measuring 5.2 at a depth of 10 kilometers to the east of the coast of the New Zealand city of Christchurch was May 25, 2012. It is believed that this is the largest earthquake in weeks. In some areas in the next few hours there were two tremors of 3.1 and 3.4. Both occurred at a depth of 11 kilometers. Information about the destruction or people's access to services to help did not arrive or after the first or after the aftershocks.

Eyewitnesses claim that the people fled in panic from

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A series of earthquakes took place in southern China

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Collapsed in the earthquake roof farm house. Yunnan Province. January 2011. Photo from epochtimes.com

3.01.11.Neskolkimi earthquakes began the new year in the southern province of Yunnan. The three largest of them the power of 4.6 and 4.8 points. At the epicenter damaged more than 10,000 peasant houses were evacuated for more than 80 thousand people. Many people sleep on the streets for fear of more powerful aftershocks.

 

Hardest hit village Binyuan. According to official data of the local authorities, only a succession of earthquakes affecting more than 30 thousand families, urgently evacuated 85.6 thousand.

Local residents

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Christchurch earthquake is once again facing

Christchurch earthquake is once again facing natural disasters

In the new year the New Zealand city of Christchurch again subjected to earthquakes. More than 40 aftershocks have occurred during the day, recorded on January 2, 2012. Night 5.5 earthquake caused automatic shutdown of the power supply of 10 thousand homes, however, the morning service was resumed. Data on soil liquefaction or destroyed houses have been reported. During the night there were 14 aftershocks force of more than 3.3, the last of which took place about 20 kilometers from the city.

Recent earthquakes much afraid of people, but to ensure the

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