January 2 in Romania was 20 earthquakes

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3.01.12.Neskolko earthquakes (about 20) from 2 to magnitude 4.4 on the Richter scale occurred in the two zones of Romania — Vrancea Mountains and the Romanian lowland areas of Sinai, roots and Brebu.

As the Honorary Director of the Romanian National Institute of Physics of the Earth George Mermuryanu "earthquake occurred not cause larger fluctuations in underground formations."

"The first tremors were reported on Sunday evening, January 1, in Vrancea Mountains at a depth of 114 kilometers, and the last — in 2 hours and 15 minutes in the night from Sunday to Monday," — according

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U.S. Geological faults in the Tahoe were more dangerous than expected

May 27. According to the results of the geological survey, faults in the earth's crust to the west of Lake Tahoe, California, USA, or the frontal fault zone Tahoe Sierra, are capable of generating an earthquake even more force than previously thought. Their magnitude can reach 6,3-6,9 points, which is fraught with extensive landslides along the steep bank of the Tagus. This poses a serious threat to the state of Nevada and California.

The faults in the western part of. Tahoe. The solid line shows the possible presence of faults, points — the hidden faults. Translucent white boxes indicate

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Earthquake of magnitude 6.7 occurred in the metropolitan area of Santiago Chile

Earthquake of magnitude 6.5 occurred on Tuesday in the central part of Chile near the capital Santiago, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter of the earthquake was recorded at 42 kilometers north of the city of Valparaiso and 122 km from the capital of Santiago. The earthquake lies at a depth of 67 kilometers.

The threat of a tsunami from the earthquake was not announced.

Earthquakes of magnitude 6 and above are considered strong and can lead to the destruction of infrastructure and loss of life.

Chile is characterized by high seismic activity. At the end

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Humanity comes to the path of struggle against natural disasters

Nearly 400 natural disasters, due to the deaths of 238 thousand people, descended from the beginning of 2009 and the middle of 2010, all over the planet .. Overall, earthquakes, floods, hurricanes and other disasters of natural origin for this time affected more than 200 million people. Just addition to the huge number of dead economy was damaged by almost $ 80 billion.

These findings raise concerns, so members of the United Nations shall take all feasible measures to reduce and prevent natural disasters. Poetry? Ynoe Be? Dstvie — a natural phenomenon of an extraordinary nature and leads

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Seismic activity around the world over the next two days

On Sunday, April 15, at the coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra earthquake with magnitude 6.4. This was reported by the local seismological service.

Quake epicenter was at sea, but, according to experts, there is no tsunami threat. Information on the destruction and casualties were reported, quoted by "Interfax" news service "News".

Yesterday before noon in Estonia there was a small earthquake, registered and seismologists.

According to the readers of Delfi, before noon yesterday felt something like an earthquake.

The site Mediterranean seismographic center said that in 8:13:44 in UTC time, or at 11:13:44 in Estonian in Estonia was

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A powerful earthquake in Papua New Guinea

According to the Geological Surveying and Mapping USA, April 17, 2012 in Papua New Guinea was a major earthquake of magnitude 7. The epicenter was located in the north of the 141 km from one of the largest cities and the industrial port of Lae at a depth of 200 kilometers. Pacific Centre for disaster prevention, along with the Australian Centre reported that signs of a devastating tsunami following an earthquake followed.

"The lack of a tsunami warning because the quake occurred at a considerable depth, despite the fact that a small distance from the shore," — said seismologist Clive

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Near the Indonesian earthquake of 8.5 points (to forecast). The complete collection of news

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An earthquake measuring 8.5 on the Richter scale occurred on Wednesday off the coast of Indonesia, announced the threat of a tsunami around the Indian Ocean region

Initially reported magnitude of 8.9, but a few minutes later reduced to 8.5.

On the western coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra in the Indian Ocean on Wednesday, a total of 14 earthquakes, including three new in the last 30 minutes, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to Indonesian seismologists, the magnitude of the most powerful of them was 8.9 (according to American seismologists —

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Earthquake in Saudi Arabia

The earthquake was recorded in three villages: Mashlaha, Al-Hayja and Al-Wajeeh province Sabya. Director General of the National Center of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions Zahrani Hani (Hani Zahrani) stated that the strength of shock was 3.1 on the Richter scale and was felt in the Al-Kudmi. According to him, it was a normal earthquake, which did not bring any casualties or damage. The area in which there have been aftershocks, is seismically active and constantly shaken with varying intensity.

Director of Civil Defense in Jizan region, Hassan Bin Ali Al-Qufaili said that preparing a plan to manage the civil defense

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6.4 magnitude earthquake in Papua New Guinea

Today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported an earthquake of magnitude 6.4 occurred score. Possible warning of a tsunami at this time was not followed, and, according to seismologists, no serious consequences for people not going to happen.

The earthquake occurred near the island of New Britain at 7:13 am at a depth of 48 kilometers, 204 kilometers. southwest of the main town in the area of the port of Rabaul, and 598 km. from Port Moresby in New-Guinea.

Geophysics said that even despite the fact that the response to the earthquake comes at such a distance, where the Port

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2011: record number of earthquakes for Oklahoma

February 29. Only on Wednesday afternoon magnitude earthquake jolted 3 Oklahoma Center — City Velston. Experts said that in the last year in the state of seismic events occurred more than 1,000, more than 60 thousand people across Oklahoma and the surrounding states of felt tremors of the earth.

Last year in Oklahoma, seismologists have noticed a sharp jump in the number of earthquakes. Over 1,000 of them were recorded in 2011, exceeding the annual average of such seismic events 10 times.

Last year, in November, in the County of Lincoln, was the strongest in the history of the

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