China: the failures of soil in the Pearl

31.05.2011. Less than a month after a similar incident in the Chinese city of Pearl, a new failure on the sidewalk of about 5 square meters.

Scene is located at a distance of less than a hundred yards from the previous failure, reports cnkeyword.info

Local community has expressed concern about the geological processes that take place in the city, prompting the authorities to explain.

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In Dushanbe, a panic after the quake, with its epicenter in northern Afghanistan

In the Tajik capital Dushanbe, on Sunday night panic after residents felt tremors crust occurred after a strong earthquake in northern Afghanistan."Despite the deep night, many people have woken up, and some even ran out into the street. The houses were swaying chandeliers in closets rang dishes "- "Interfax".Tremors of magnitude 5.9 to 6.2 have occurred in Afghanistan on Sunday night.The epicenter was 76 miles south of the Afghan town of Faizabad, about 120 km north-west of the Pakistani city of Chitral, 137 km south-west of the Tajik city of Khorog, and 256 km north-east of the Afghan capital

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Grand mirage seen in Haikou City, Hainan Province, China

May 9 at 16:00 over the Gulf of Haikou emerged a unique natural phenomenon — a mirage. Almost an hour Haikou residents could see a ghost town, hanging over the sea (see photo), a lot of people had gathered on the shore to witness the phenomenon.

 

According to reports, there was a mirage because of abnormally high temperatures, which was established in the last days on the island of Hainan, usually unusual this time of year. Previously, we reported on a similar case in the summer of 2010 in the city of Sanya, given the current high temperature

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Rome predicted earthquake in Spain

Ten people were killed in a powerful earthquake in the Spanish town of Lorca. Of aftershocks was damaged historic center. The earthquake, which was the strongest in Spain for 55 years, ironically the date coincided with the predicted disaster for Italy, which is not a prophecy fulfilled.

A strong earthquake occurred in the evening on May 11 in the south-east of Spain. The epicenter was in shock depth of 1 km in the province of Murcia, near the town of Lorca.

First, at 17.05 local time (19.05 (MSK)), in the city there was a first sensed by an earthquake.

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The first world-class hotel opened in Vladikavkaz (North Ossetia)

In the capital of North Ossetia, recently opened its first grand hotel world level. The hotel is dubbed "Alexander", in honor of the Emperor Alexander II. In September 1871, Alexander II, accompanied by sons arrived in Vladikavkaz. In this political gesture a few years after the completion of half a century of Russian-Caucasian war was assigned a symbolic border of peace in the Caucasus.

Finding the hotel was a notable life in the city of Vladikavkaz event — waltzes performed by a military brass band, string quartet minuets, sauntering along the majestic facade of the building ladies and gentlemen —

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In New Zealand Earthquake

Tuesday, May 10, the New Zealand South Island earthquake with magnitude 5.3. There are reports of minor destruction, there were no injuries. According to the Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences of the country, the epicenter of the quake was 20 kilometers west of the center of the second largest city of Christchurch — the administrative center of the district of Canterbury, and the focus lies at a depth of 15 kilometers.

This earthquake was the second power after quake in the area February 22, 2011, when the brunt of the disaster claimed

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Earthquake on the island of Honshu, do not stop

Along the eastern coast of the Japanese island of Honshu at 00:15 on Moscow earthquake with magnitude of 5.8. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of the quake was in the Pacific Ocean, 239 km south-east of the city of Sendai and 270 kilometers east of the city of Fukushima. Hearth lies at a depth 29.9 miles under the ocean floor. Data on the impact of the earthquake have been reported yet, the ITAR-TASS news agency.

According to preliminary government estimates, the damage from Japan's natural disaster could exceed 25 trillion yen (308 billion dollars, according to

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Australian city on the brink of the abyss

According to a leading geologist, part of Mount Gambier (Mount Gambie) is at risk of collapse in karst failure formed last Thursday, which may one day devour the house or even outside.

When due to heavy rains fell over 100 mm of rain on the city for several hours, residents Ramsay Avenue woke up at night because of the karst collapse, about 30 feet wide, formed near the reserve Acuna.

According to the operational manager of city councilor Darryl Saxton, this is not the first time that the land falls in the area. Mr. Sexton said that only by

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First mezhpoliklinichesky radiology center opened in Yakutsk

First mezhpoliklinichesky radiology center, which along with the X-ray and ultrasound machines running a CT scanner expert class, opened in Yakutsk on the basis of city hospital № 3. Every week he will be able to serve up to 60 people.

"The spectrum of methods of radiation diagnosis has increased significantly, now equipped with urban health is not only the usual X-ray and ultrasound machines, but also the computer tomograph expert class. New unique features of the imager will better diagnose diseases of the heart, brain, spine, and cancer, increasing quality and safety research and accelerating the process of treating

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Tornado passed through the largest city in New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand — tornado passed through New Zealand's largest city Auckland today, killing one person and injuring 14 others. Cars and trees were flying in the air and roofs were torn off when the tornado struck the northern suburb of Albany, with damage concentrated in the commercial center until moved south, leaving a trail of 5 km from the destruction. Civil defense officials reported about one dead and 14 injured. "It was very powerful and very destructive tornadoes, which caused a significant amount of damage in a very localized area," Prime Minister New Zealand John Key told reporters,

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