Earthquake in Almaty eyewitness


Two days of earthquakes in Almaty stirred not only the residents of the city and its suburbs, but also the whole country.

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1 May, 8.31 Astana time, there was the initial impetus magnitude of 5.4. Its epicenter was located at a depth of 20 kilometers east of the southern capital. Many Almaty residents felt pretty real push.

According to residents, swinging chandeliers, staggered cabinets, even in an apartment on the first floor. Some witnesses said they heard the roar before the earthquake.

Immediately after the first push my colleagues — Correspondent — contact the Department

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Earthquake in Italy: 7 dead, 50 injured. Photographic. The earthquake was predicted!

The death toll as a result of what happened on Sunday night in the northern Italian region of Emilia-Romagna earthquake has reached five, among them — a citizen of Germany, the Russians among the dead and there were no injuries.

According to the TV channel Sky TG24, one person has been missing, at least 50 injured.

Previously reported on three of the victims.

Three people died in the province of Ferrara. All of them were workers, one working in a factory for the production of polystyrene, the other two — at the factory for the production of ceramics. In Bologna,

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Typhoon-triggered landslides in Vladivostok 8 and flooding roads

A powerful tropical typhoon "Sunbeam", hit the Beijing one day monthly rainfall, caused a Tuesday in eight landslides, including in the area of the line "Sedanka — Patroclus," undermining and flooding several roads, according to the city administration.

Powerful typhoon "Sunbeam" appeared on September 10 in the Philippines. This typhoon was the 16th of the season in the northwest Pacific Ocean. According to the center of tracking and forecasting of typhoons in Tokyo, the maximum wind speed at the center of "Sunbeam" was 50 meters per second, with gusts up to 70 meters per second. "Sunbeam" is already on the

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In Denmark, the rains have flooded hundreds of homes. Video


As a result of heavy rains flooded homes in Copenhagen and does not work underground

4.07.11.Ulitsy Copenhagen went under water. In the capital of Denmark, closed subway disrupted the movement of buses and trains, not working telephone. For three hours in 150 millimeters of rain fell — is twice the monthly norm.

"I am already 40 years old live in Copenhagen. But I have never before seen such a "- says retired Kurt Petersen.

During the day, experts have recorded over Copenhagen over 12,000 lightning strikes. Today the weather improves. Weather again promises to heavy rains.

Source: The

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Sinkhole in Ulyanovsk. Photo

Karst holes

Photo: Olga Gorshkova

4.07.11.Razmery the resulting failure is such that it can easily fit KamAZ.Ogromnaya hole appeared in the road near the city hall of Ulyanovsk. According to witnesses, the pit has been growing very rapidly and only by luck in the resulting failure is not got no car.

Recall that these holes appear near Ulyanovsk city hall is not the first time. Year and a half ago, a hole appeared in failed "Lada" fourth model. Then it (well) just filled gravel. The same fate awaited the present failure. For a short time it is fully dissolved.

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Indonesian floods again no casualties

May 9, 2012 floodwaters filled volcanic residues, flooded the city in the east of Indonesia, resulting in four people were killed (including 9-year-old boy). According to official figures, 10 people were missing and 15 were injured. According to the National Emergency Management Agency, 11 villages have been inundated by flood waters in the province of North Maluku in the adjacent areas of the city of Ternate. After a strong nightly showers of volcanic flood ravaged village at 2 am. More than 280 people, or 58 families were evacuated to government offices and schools. Two bridges and 15 houses were completely

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Tornado swept over Japan, one dead

At 60 kilometers north-east of Tokyo over the city of Tsukuba in Ibaraki Prefecture strong tornado swept through, killing one person, another 52 were injured, said broadcaster NHK.

Storm ravaged the north-west to north-east of Ibaraki Prefecture, almost in a straight line: it creates a line traces of damage — destroyed houses with broken windows and ripped off roofs, overturned cars, battered power transmission towers. Devastated areas in the city of Tsukuba stretch of 7.5 kilometers. The footage, taken from a helicopter, well see the houses that are left without roofs: the people to protect themselves from the wind

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Mexico is coming to volcanic ash

Mexican authorities issued a warning about the probability of the capital, the ash emitted Popocatepetl volcano, located on the outskirts of the city. Representatives of civil defense issued a call for citizens to take necessary precautions.

Population is recommended to limit the time in the open air, and, if necessary, to go out to take steps to protect the respiratory and vision. Authorities were reminded to be securely closed containers with drinking water to prevent the infiltration of ash particles.

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Earthquake in Los Angeles

April 28. In Los Angeles (Calif.) on Saturday there was an earthquake of magnitude 3.8. The epicenter was located near the San Andreas fault, about 100 km from the city, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. Tremors were felt all over Los Angeles, as well as in the cities of Northridge, Marina del Rey, Long Beach, West Hollywood, according to ITAR-TASS.

According to city officials, victims and destructions. It was the second quake this week. On Monday, a similar magnitude 3.9 earthquakes occurred in Orange County. Seismological Service of California has already announced that both push are "wake-up call."

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Earthquake of magnitude 6.7 occurred in the Tonga Islands in the Pacific Ocean

Regime declared emergency in the capital of the Brazilian Amazon city of Manaus because of a sharp rise in the level of the rivers, said the local mayor's office.

According to city officials, flooding caused by heavy rains that have affected the living conditions of more than 18 thousand people. The water level in one of the two main tributaries of the Amazon River Negro, had risen in the city limits by 29 meters. It is only 70 centimeters less than the historical record. As a result, 11 coastal areas were flooded, their inhabitants were evacuated.

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