6.3 magnitude earthquake occurred in Japan

6.3 magnitude earthquake occurred off the northeast coast of Japan in the Pacific, reported mmo country.

The earthquake lies at a depth of ten kilometers. Tremors were felt in northern and north-eastern Japan in nine prefectures, including Hokkaido.

Management cautions that a possible wave of the sea, but no tsunami threat. Information on casualties or damage were reported.

North-west of Japan and a half years ago, suffered otzemletryaseniya magnitude 9.0 and a devastating tsunami. Then killed and missing about 19 thousand people

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In Colombia, a powerful earthquake

On Sunday, September 30, in the south of Colombia's powerful earthquake. Of deaths and damage were reported.

According to ITAR-TASS, the epicenter of the magnitude 7.3 shock was located at 61 km south of the Colombian city of Popayan, and lies at a depth of 150 kilometers.

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Yakutia jolted seven consecutive

On the night of Thursday to Friday in Abyyskom in Yakutia was recorded seven earthquakes. The most powerful earthquakes — a magnitude 6.8 — occurred 13 minutes after nightfall.

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The strength of aftershocks was lower and ranged from 4.9 to 5.1 points. The epicenters of the earthquake was 54 km from the village Syagannah at a depth of 9.9 kilometers, according to ITAR-TASS. According to the Main Emergency Ministry in the Republic of Sakha, death and destruction as a result of earthquakes was not followed, vital facilities are operating normally.

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Hundreds of houses damaged by the earthquake in Java

At least three people were injured and hundreds of houses damaged by an earthquake of magnitude 4.8 on the Richter scale, which occurred on Sunday in the western part of the main Indonesian island of Java, given to the national media.

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As RIA Novosti at the National Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (NUMKG) countries quake epicenter was located only 31 km south-west of Bogor — a satellite town of Indonesian capital Jakarta, and its center lies a just ten kilometers below the surface of the island Java.

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In Indonesia, an earthquake of magnitude 6.7

In Tuesday night off the coast of Indonesia's 6.7 magnitude earthquake. According to the Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the epicenter of the quake was in the Indian Ocean south of the island of Bali, tectonic activity has been detected at a depth of 10 kilometers.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of the earthquake was located at 244 kilometers south of the city Sidorukun, ITAR-TASS reported. Aware of any consequences of the earthquake have been reported yet, the tsunami alarm has not been announced.

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On Earth, began to occur more earthquakes

According to the publication Guardianlv, data for December 2012 indicate an increase in size and a significant increase in the frequency (magnitude 5.5 +) earthquakes on our planet. This statement is confirmed by the statistics of the U.S. Geological Survey website (USGS), which speaks of the increasing frequency of earthquakes.

These trends suggest that the earthquakes began to occur at shallower depth, moving closer to the surface. Small earthquakes are associated with the accumulation of stress occur along fault lines. The waves from earthquakes propagate at large distances, causing new earthquake. In part, this explains the growth

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In the south of Indonesia earthquake magnitude 7.1

To the north-west of the island group in the South Tanimbar Indonesia earthquake with magnitude 7.1. This was reported on Monday the U.S. Geological Survey.

According to U.S. seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake was located in the sea about 215 kilometers from Saumlaki. Hearth tremors occur at a depth of 155 kilometers, the ITAR-TASS news agency.

Information on casualties or damage were reported. The threat of a tsunami has not been announced. Indonesia is located in an area of high seismic activity known as the Pacific Ring of Fire.

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred in the U.S. state of Nevada

Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred on Wednesday in the U.S. state of Nevada, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake, registered 04.10 MSK, located 26 kilometers south of the town of Tonopah. Hearth tremors occur at the depth of seven kilometers.

No casualties or damage were reported.

In Romania, an earthquake of magnitude 3.9

An earthquake measuring 3.9 occurred today in Romania. This was reported by the National Institute of Geophysics.

Quake epicenter was located in the mountain range of Vrancea (center Romania). Hearth lies at a depth 128 kilometers, so the loss of life and not explained in the institute.

Vrancea mountain range is a seismically active area, where periodically in large and mid-water earthquake registered a magnitude of 5.3, according to Euronews.

In the Amur region, there was another earthquake

The village Yuktali Amur region on Friday morning was again an earthquake of about 2 on the Richter scale. As the head of the village council Yuktalinskogo Sergei Konyakhin, land for another week can be hectic.

The day before, on Thursday night in the Amur region earthquake with magnitude 4.9 points. Recorded four seismic tremors. The epicenter was located at a point located at 208 kilometers west of the city of Neryungri, 268 kilometers north-west of the town of Tynda. The earthquake was located at a depth of 12 kilometers.

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