Southern Hemisphere wave of earthquakes

Southern Hemisphere wave of earthquakes Natural Disasters

Through the Andes and the Nazca tectonic, and in Australia, a series of earthquakes strong and medium magnitude. At 102 km from Maule and 282 km from the capital city of Santiago Chile registered a strong enough 5.8-point rating boost. Fortunately, there were no casualties. It was followed by a new episode in Coquimbo, Chile, who had a force of 4.7 points. The third earthquake of 6.0 points occurred in southern Peru with epicenter at 119 km west-northwest of Arequipa and 648 km south-east of Lima. This earthquake, despite its power, it was

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Due to the volcanic eruption in Indonesia closed the airport

Gamalama volcano eruption in Indonesia's North Maluku province on Monday led to the closure of the airport in the town of Ternate. This was reported by the Indonesian daily newspaper Jakarta Globe. At the moment, no reports of casualties and possible evacuation of the population has been reported. The eruption of the volcano, 30 km from where the airport is located, occurred on Sunday evening. Streets nearby settlements were covered by a thick layer of volcanic ash.

 

Gamalama last erupted in 2003. Then Tumult not result in casualties.

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In Brazil, there was an earthquake

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No casualties or damage information is not Photo: AP

9.01.11.Denis Kireev. January 8 Seismological Observatory of the University of Brasilia recorded tremors up to 4.1 on the Richter scale in the central Brazilian state of Goiás. Information on casualties or damage were reported. People in the region share their impressions of what he saw on the Internet.

Given the region's geological anomaly and periodic tremors associated with the voltage in the middle of the South American tectonic plate. In this regard, seismologists call people to be vigilant, as the probability of aftershocks is very high, said RIA

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Tornadoes in 2011 recognized as the second in the number of casualties in U.S. history

The death toll from a series of tornadoes that hit the southern United States on April 27, an increase of up to 340 people, according to CNN. Suffered the most from Alabama tornadoes: according to Associated Press, the disaster claimed the lives of 246 residents of the state.Tornadoes in 2011 recognized as the second in the number of casualties in U.S. history. The most destructive tornado occurred in the United States in March 1925 — then the disaster in the states of Missouri, Illinois and Indiana killed 747 people.Tornado or waterspout — atmospheric vortices formed in a thunderstorm cloud

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The earthquake occurred in the Almaty region of magnitude 4.1

New earthquake of magnitude 4.1 occurred on Wednesday morning in Almaty region, said collection and processing center Special Seismic Information Institute of Geophysical Research, National Nuclear Center of Kazakhstan.

"According to the operative data TSSOSSI IGR NNC, May 25, at 07.14 pm Astana time (May 25, 1 hour 14 minutes GMT) on the territory of Kazakhstan, 90 kilometers south of the city of Taldykorgan and 166 km north-east of the city of Almaty there was an earthquake, "- said in a statement.

Magnitude quake was — 4.1. The depth of focus was 15 kilometers.

Information on casualties or damage were

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Tornadoes in 2011 recognized as the second in the number of casualties in U.S. history

 

The death toll from a series of tornadoes that hit the southern United States on April 27, an increase of up to 340 people, according to CNN. Suffered the most from Alabama tornadoes: according to Associated Press, the disaster claimed the lives of 246 residents of the state.

Tornadoes in 2011 recognized as the second in the number of casualties in U.S. history. The most destructive tornado occurred in the United States in March 1925 — then the disaster in the states of Missouri, Illinois and Indiana killed 747 people.

Tornado or

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In the Kuril Islands, Indonesia, and the coast of Chile was a strong earthquake

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19.02.11.Geomagnitnaya conditions in the Pacific Ocean remains tense. Last day next strong earthquake occurred in the Kuril Islands, and Indonesia. And in Chile earthquakes occur every day for ten days.

Another earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred on Friday 18 February at the Chilean coast 125 kilometers to the west of the capital Santiago, the site of the Chilean Institute of Seismology.

Quake was recorded at 20.01 on moskovsskomu time. The epicenter was located 32 kilometers west of the village in the region OHiggins Navidad. Its center lies at a depth of 8.5 kilometers. Information on casualties or damage were

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The number of victims in Colombia gathering got increased to 28

Because of mud flows in the Colombian city of Manizales killing 28 residents, dozens of people were injured.

As the portal Vesti.ru referring to the local Red Cross, this is preliminary data, the number of casualties could rise. The city was completely destroyed 10 homes, rescuers dismantle the wreckage of buildings that are under a layer of mudflows.

"We are talking about 60 missing people. This number may not be accurate, but it is great, "- the words of the Red Cross, RIA" Novosti ".

Recall the 28 originally reported missing and four victims of the disaster.

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Earth shook Sichuan Province

Reports of tremors mainly on five points come from different continents.

Several major earthquakes happened today in different parts of the world. Just shook residents of Oklahoma American — there was an earthquake of magnitude 4.7. No casualties yet reported.  

A few hours ago shook southeastern Indonesia — where the magnitude of the earthquake was 5.2. According to preliminary reports, no one was hurt. Local seismologists quoted as "ITAR-TASS". 5.0-magnitude tremors felt in the afternoon and on the border of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. Rescuers went to the scene of events, reports of casualties have been reported yet. Element basically

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Seismic activity around the world over the next two days

On Sunday, April 15, at the coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra earthquake with magnitude 6.4. This was reported by the local seismological service.

Quake epicenter was at sea, but, according to experts, there is no tsunami threat. Information on the destruction and casualties were reported, quoted by "Interfax" news service "News".

Yesterday before noon in Estonia there was a small earthquake, registered and seismologists.

According to the readers of Delfi, before noon yesterday felt something like an earthquake.

The site Mediterranean seismographic center said that in 8:13:44 in UTC time, or at 11:13:44 in Estonian in Estonia was

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