5.4-magnitude earthquake occurred in Indonesia

An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the use in Indonesia Richter scale occurred on Tuesday morning at the south-west coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra — just three days after the quake on the island of Sulawesi, killing six people, RIA Novosti reported at the National Directorate of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (NUMKG) of Indonesia.

New epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km south-west of the city in the province Benkulu Kaur and center lies at a depth of 17 kilometers below the surface of the Indian Ocean.

No tsunami threat, the casualties or damage were reported.

According to the

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About 800 houses damaged during the earthquake in Azerbaijan

About 800 houses in Zagatala region of Azerbaijan, according to preliminary data, has suffered from a series of earthquakes on Monday, were 400 homeless families, said on Tuesday a local news agency Trend reports with reference to the Deputy Chief Executive of the District of Elman Ramazanov.

The first impact of elements occurred on Monday at 09.41 (08.41 MSK) at 17 kilometers southwest of Zagatala. In Zagatala and Gakh magnitude earthquake was 7, in Sheki, Oguz, Gazakh, Tovuz and in other areas — 2-5. The epicenter was located at a depth of 11 kilometers.

A few hours were recorded

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Four people died in an earthquake in northern Indonesia — Media

Victims of a strong earthquake that occurred over the weekend in the northern part of Indonesia, have at least four people, said on Monday the news portal Detik.com.

According to the portal, the magnitude of the earthquake on the Richter scale, used in Indonesia reached 6.2.

"Officially recorded the earthquake at this point are as follows: Four people were killed and seven others were seriously injured, 51 seriously damaged the structure," — said the head of the National Information Center of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (NUMKG) Indonesia Purva Sutopo Nugroho (Sutopo Purwo Nugroho).

He said that the death toll could

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Off the coast of Norway has a strong earthquake

In the Norwegian Sea today 6.2 magnitude earthquake ball. Off the coast of Norway has a strong earthquake epicenter was located in the hit 601 km north-west of the Norwegian city of Tromso and more than one thousand kilometers from Murmansk, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Underground shock registered at a depth of 8.8 km. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center announced warnings of a possible origin of a local tsunami.

Recall yesterday in Italy there was a new earthquake. The specialists of the National Institute of Geophysics recorded 20 new aftershocks, the strongest of which was magnitude 4.3. Underground

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Earthquake in Kuban. Video

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10.12.12.Podprygnuli fright — an unexpected earthquake on the Kuban people kicked out of the night. Notification about the incident again, did not work

Residents of several regions of Kuban ran in fear to the night streets. Their strong aftershocks rattled. An earthquake measuring 4 and 8 — occurred on the eve near Novorossiysk. However, the brunt of the disaster, and felt in Anapa, Krasnodar, Krymsk Slavyansk-on-Kuban and Gelendzhik. According to ITAR-TASS, no one was hurt. But bloggers from Novorossiysk have complained that the authorities did not inform people of the situation.

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

Earthquake of magnitude 6.7 occurred on Saturday in the Pacific Ocean near the Tonga Islands, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter of earthquakes that occurred in Saturday 23.08 local time (14.08 MSK), located at 78 kilometers to the west of the second largest city on the islands of Tonga Neiafu. Hearth tremors occur at depths 129 km.

No injuries or damage were reported. According to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre (Pacific Tsunami Warning Center), the threat of a tsunami from the earthquake there.

Source: RIA Novosti.

In the state of Washington have discovered a new fault crust

In the north-western Pacific Ocean are quite serious tectonic events. From the Cascadia subduction zone, where the tectonic plate of Juan de Fuca is moving under the North American plate, and to the fault zone near Seattle, where 1,100 years ago the real earthquake happened to 7, there was the risk of renewed seismic activity.

The figure shows five areas paleoseysmicheskoy activity (red circles) and three Holocene fault (solid red lines).

Approximately 60 km north of the described location and located close to the extremely dangerous fault in Bellingham near the Canadian border, they found a number of previously

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With the growth of the world population will increase from the earthquake and the damage they

Expected increase in population in this century will lead to the fact that the number of people dying from earthquakes to increase significantly. The planet will be more separate earthquakes with an increased number of deaths, according to new research conducted by the U.S. Geological Survey by Thomas L. Holzer.

For his analysis, he has chosen a series of earthquakes, where the death toll exceeded 50,000 people, and time period to which they relate, began in 1500 AD American geologist found that with the increasing number of people to choose for your stay seismically unstable areas with high earthquake

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Tremors felt residents Berdsk

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December 8 at 14.00 a few people felt the earthquake tremors Berdsk. On the upper floors of the tremors shaking chandeliers, flowers, furniture.

Of aftershocks, some cars worked signalizatsiya.Podrobnosti let pozzhe.Vozmozhno, echoes of the earthquake that occurred at night in Tuva. As reported in news.mail.ru, an earthquake of magnitude 4.0 occurred on Saturday night in Tuva, information on injuries or damage, according to the Altai-Sayan Branch of Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS).

"An earthquake of magnitude 4.0 occurred in Tuva 02.05 local time (22.05 MSK), its energy class was 11.0" — sends the SB RAS.

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Indonesia is once again facing an earthquake

A series of aftershocks, which lasted several hours, took place April 21, 2012 in Indonesia. Feeble attempts to evacuate people found unavailability country to large-scale events: no tsunami warning system, and the existing shelters are not designed for tens of thousands of people.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, for 4 hours on the western coast of North Sumatra earthquake happened 4 from 5.2 to 5.7. The strongest impetus that took place not far from the island of Papua New Guinea, has the power 6.6, and after him, followed by an earthquake of magnitude 5.6. People began to run out

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