Sinkhole in Oktyabrskiy.Bashkortostan

Karst holes

Asphalt went down right in the parking lot of cars.

22.06.11.Proval formed outside geophysics, opposite the Palace of Culture. At the top left a hole about one meter wide, and at the bottom, at a depth of two meters, the diameter of failure increased to 3-5 meters.

On this edition of amateur researcher said underground utilities October Fokin. "Reason for leaving the ground clearly manmade, — said Maxim. — Communication in the well, which could cause subsidence, no. Obviously, this karst processes that do not first make themselves felt in the area of the city. "

Indeed,

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Zesletryasenie in Iran and Japan coast

An earthquake measuring 4.6 occurred in Iran

Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 occurred on Sunday in the southern part of Iran, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

The epicenter of tremors recorded in 03.07 local time (02.37 Moscow time), was located 79 kilometers south-west of Jahra. The earthquake lies at a depth of 10.2 kilometers. No casualties or damage were reported.

Iran is among the ten most earthquake-prone regions of the world, there is almost every ten years an earthquake with magnitude greater than 7.0. An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 in the city of Bam, located in Kerman

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In Los Angeles smog will fight billboards

American city Vemont recently imposed a ban on the use of advertising on billboards. It could very well save the aesthetics of natural landscape within and outside the city. But Los Angeles has gone in a different way by combining new types of billboard two entities — advertising and the protection of urban air pollution.

A group of architects and engineers called "City Air" has developed the technology of conversion of existing billboards in urban living bamboo gardens. These billboards will be a real boon for congested city streets and suburban highways, because they will plant trees and gardens,

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Earthquake in Taiwan stop rail

According to the Central Weather Bureau of Taiwan, the magnitude of the quake was 6.1. The earthquake lies at a depth of 22.4 km, and the epicenter was located at 51 km from the city of Kaohsiung.

Local television reported on small faults in the southern Pingtung county, where the suspended rail service. Kaohsiung — Taiwan's second city, the unrecognized state, characterized by high population density, according km.ru

Etna volcano eruption threatens Settlements

Sicily has had an new crater of Etna, which is actively spewing lava, volcanic ash and smoke.

A cloud of volcanic ash and smoke razrostaetsya eyes and tightens the sky over the island of Sicily.

Etna is the biggest threat to the port city of Catania. The city is located on the eastern coast of Sicily at the foot of Mount Etna.

Guide Catania Fontanarossa Airport, which is located 5 km from the city, was forced to delay flights. Every hour, take to the sky no more than 6 aircraft.   Now for the Etna volcano closely watched

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Chelyabinsk bloggers reported chlorine leak

Chelyabinsk bloggers authorities deny the information about the situation in the city, where the day before there was a loss of bromine. Chelyabinsk residents reported that the city spilled toxic chlorine instead of bromine.

In the Leninsky district of Chelyabinsk, where 1 September leaked chemical disclose details Ltd.: blogger under the name Eva told that about 50 people were taken to hospital with poisoning.

Another blogger "professional chemist" stated that the Office of Civil Defense, she was told about the leak of chlorine in the Soviet area of Chelyabinsk and it does not give any recommendations.

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River Kalmius gone underground

Karst holes

12.01.11.Prosnuvshis morning, our long-term reader, a retired mechanic from the village Starobeshevskiy Razdolnoye Ivan S. Yu found that Kalmius suddenly disappeared. Road bridge was in position, still soaking in the rain dejected willows and the river, alas, was absent. This was staying in retirement landowner immediately informed the correspondent of the "Donbass".

— No, — he said on the phone — people did not catch a fish with his hands. They collected scrap. Turns out his line to lying on the floor. One of my distant relative passed almost half a ton of all

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Flooding in Pennsylvania

Heavy rain hit on Friday at the U.S. city of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania. Urban drains failed to cope with a powerful stream of water, which resulted in many streets, especially in low-lying areas were under water for nearly three meters. Caught by surprise element Pittsburgh residents were forced to flee from the rapid flow of water on the roofs of homes and cars. Those who could not escape in time, expected by rescuers, clinging to lampposts and trees. As was reported on Saturday in the city's police, in one of the flooded car rescuers found a woman with two

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More than 30 cities in the south of Brazil announced emergency mode due to rain

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 10 — RIA Novosti, Alexander Krasnov. Regime declared emergency in 34 cities in the southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina because of heavy rains, said local civil defense service.

On the eve of the 12 victims reported cities.

According to GO services, the passage of a strong atmospheric front with the environment in the past accompanied by torrential rain. Local rivers burst their banks and flooded residential areas of cities. The number of victims has reached 890,000, of which 64,000 were made homeless — their houses destroyed or damaged by floods. Two people were killed,

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On the western coast of Canada 6.7 magnitude earthquake

Earthquake of magnitude 6.7 occurred on Friday night off the coast of Canada to the Pacific Ocean, the site says the U.S. Geological Survey.

Earthquakes have been recorded at 12.41 on Friday local time (23.41 MSK). The epicenter was located 138 kilometers south-west of Campbell River on Vancouver Island and at a depth of 25.9 kilometers.

Data on possible damages on yet been received. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Miami said that the threat of a tsunami there.

Source: RIA Novosti

Magnitude: 6.4 Time: September 9, 2011, at 19:41:34 on Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) Depth: 23 km Coordinates: 49.493

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