In Armenia, the tremors were felt again

YEREVAN, October 25 — RIA Novosti.Tremors were felt again in Yerevan and in a number of cities lying near, residents rushed from their homes and take to the streets, the agency "Novosti-Armenia".

Deputy Head of the Rescue Service of the Republic Nikolay Grigoryan said that accurate information about the earthquake will be given later.

Last Sunday, 15.41 local time (14.41 MSK) near the Turkish city of Van earthquake magnitude 7.1 and the strength of 9-10 in the middle of it. It was followed by eight aftershocks force 7-8 points in the area of the epicenter. 432 killed, more than

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Prediction of large earthquakes possible? Japan

Most scientists believe that earthquakes are inherently unpredictable, and reports of various kinds of signals, warning of the earthquake in a very tiny percentage are true. But a new study from the University of Hokkaido showed that it is possible harbinger of the devastating magnitude 9 earthquake in Japan March 11, 2011 was the ionosphere.

Analysis of data from the Japanese GPS network has shown an increase of the total electron content (TEC) in the ionosphere above the focal region for about 40 minutes before the earthquake.

PEC increase was

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Iranian scientists fear the consequences of the disastrous earthquake in the country

Potentially powerful earthquake threatens the lives of millions of people in the Iranian province of Tehran, said the deputy director of the International Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Mehdi Zare.

"Given the population density of the province of Tehran, and many deficiencies in the construction of an earthquake in this area can bring very serious damage and lead to many casualties," — said Dawn.

He added that measures should be taken to minimize the impact of a possible disaster.

Iran is located in one of the most active seismic zones in the world, its territory is several

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The earthquake in China, two were killed, hundreds injured

June 24. Two people were killed and about 100 injured in an earthquake of magnitude 5.7, occurred on Sunday in southwest China, Xinhua news agency reported.

Xinhua earlier reported one dead and ten injured.

According to the State Seismological Bureau, an earthquake of magnitude 5.7 was recorded at the border of Yunnan and Sichuan at 15:59 local time (12:59 MSK).

To the authorities of the dead and injured were from the province of Ninlan Yunanan. County Ninlan refers to the urban district of Lijiang, a popular tourist area in China. The epicenter was removed from the popular tourist town

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The earthquake occurred west of Sumatra

On Sunday, on the western coast of Sumatra earthquake with magnitude 5.7 on the Indonesian seismologists use the Richter scale, according to the National Department of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (NUMKG) of Indonesia.

Quake epicenter was located at 628 km south-west of Simeulue island in the western Indonesian province of Aceh, the earthquake lies at a depth of 13 kilometers below the surface of the Indian Ocean.

NUMKG not expect death and destruction as a result of this earthquake. No tsunami threat, the RIA 'News'.

Indonesia is the most seismically active regions in the world. In 2004, at the

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In Tokyo, the spire tower collapsed

The earthquake collapsed spire of the Tokyo tower. Tokyo tower height of 333 meters shortly delegates authority the new tower "Sky Three", the height of which upon completion will be more than 600 meters. At today's earthquake that object does not hurt. Tokyo is currently recorded 14 strong fires at industrial and residential sites. Hit hard by the earthquake NPP "Onagawa" in Miyagi prefecture. The turbine hall of the station fire. According to local authorities, fire extinguishing fire departments involved self-defense forces. A powerful earthquake measuring about 8.9 happened today in the northern part of Japan, according to ITAR-TASS.

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Seismic activity of the Earth

People who do not have degrees in the sciences, it is very difficult to understand why in the 21st century from the effects of devastating natural disasters: earthquakes and volcanic eruptions killed a lot of people, but science has not yet learned how to predict them.

But even non-specialists understand what causes these natural disasters are linked, and that most of them occur where the ratio of land and sea is constantly changing and there is a process ongoing transformation of the Earth's crust.

Back in the ancient myths and legends, we find mention of the destructive power of

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.7 occurred in the south-west China

According to local media, referring to the State Seismological Bureau, an earthquake of magnitude 5.7 was recorded at the border of Yunnan and Sichuan at 15:59 local time (12:59 MSK).

Information on casualties or damage were reported.

Recall, May 28, an earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred in the city of Tangshan, Hebei Province in China. Seismic event was recorded at 10:22 local time (04:22 MSK). The epicenter was located at a depth of 8 kilometers.

It is noted that small variations in the earth's surface felt and residents of Beijing and Tianjin, being the epicenter of the

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The earthquake occurred in the Philippines

In the Philippines, an earthquake of magnitude 6.1, according to the U.S. Geological Survey website.

According to U.S. seismologists, the epicenter of the quake, recorded on Sunday at 06.18 local time (02.18 MSK), located at 94 km south-west of Dagupan City on the island of Luzon, and 182 kilometers from the capital of the Philippines Manila. The earthquake lies at a depth of 35.3 kilometers.

Information about the destruction and casualties have been reported yet, the threat of a tsunami has not been announced.

Two of the largest archipelago in the world — Indonesia and the

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Earthquake off the coast of the Philippines

In the area of the Philippines recorded a strong earthquake of magnitude 7.6. The initial magnitude of 7.9 points was slightly reduced, but in any case, a push, occurred at a depth of 34.9 km, was quite serious. The epicenter of the earthquake was located 94 km east of the city and had coordinates Sulangan 10,838 ° N, 126,704 ° E. In the next 90 minutes the appliance was noted six additional tremors of magnitude M5 +. Representatives of the local seismological agencies claim that their power reaches 7.7 points. As expected the experts, the event did not bring

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