Earthquake of magnitude 4.4 occurred in the southern Kurils

Seismologists on Thursday recorded an earthquake in the southern Kurils, reports GUMCHS Sakhalin Oblast.

"An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 recorded at 08:35 am Sakhalin time (01.35 MSK). Coordinates quake — 42.9 north latitude, 145.7 east longitude (127 kilometers south of the village of South Kuril)," — said in a statement.

It also noted that the strength of tremor was up 3 points, the earthquake was felt on Shikotan (in villages and Krabozavodskoe Malokurilskoye) and Kunashir Island (in the town of Yuzhno-Kurilsk). No tsunami threat.

In Japan, an earthquake of magnitude 5.4

As reported, an earthquake of magnitude 5.4 occurred on Friday near the eastern coast of the Japanese island of Honshu on Friday night.

As noted by Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences, tectonic strike recorded at a depth of 60 km below the bottom of the Pacific Ocean.

Data on the consequences of the earthquake have been reported yet, according to ITAR-TASS.

In Tibet earthquake

In the Tibet Autonomous Region of China (TAR) earthquake magnitude 5, ITAR-TASS reported.

According to Chinese seismic services, tremor was recorded today at 02:13 local time in Nyima County District Nagchu.

The epicenter of the earthquake lies at a depth of about 160 km. To date, no injuries or damage were reported.

The second week the earthquake in Armenia

According to the National Survey for Seismic Protection of Armenia (NSSP) in the evening on October 19, at 19:19 local time (18:19 MSK) in the country again was an earthquake. This time, the epicenter was located at 2 km. to the north-east of the city Masis (12 km. from the capital Yerevan). Propulsion in the epicenter was 4-5. Tremors were felt in Yerevan and Masis and Artashat. The possibility of damage and injury data structures do not. Recall that on October 14 in Armenia, there was also an earthquake of magnitude 3.5, and in this case, its epicenter was in

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 occurred in the east of the Mediterranean Sea

The earthquake occurred on Monday in the east of the Mediterranean Sea, according to the global monitoring of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

According to him, the epicenter of the earthquake was a magnitude 5.6 at 111 km south-east of the Greek island of Rhodes and 211 kilometers from the Turkish resort of Antalya.

Reports of property damage has not yet been reported.

Four aftershock earthquake occurred in northern Sakhalin

Seismologists on Monday registered four aftershock tremors in northern Sakhalin, the press service GUMCHS.

On Sunday, about 20 kilometers southwest of the town of Okha registered magnitude 5 quake, with the epicenter at a depth of 30 kilometers. The city tremors were felt by force 2-3 points

"On Monday, seismologists recorded aftershocks. First magnitude 2.9 quake occurred at 10.28 Sakhalin time. Second magnitude 3.6 — at 15.57 local time. Third earthquake occurred at 22.39 Sakhalin time. Its magnitude — 3.4. Final push magnitude 2 , 9 occurred in seven minutes, "- said the agency interlocutor.

According to her, the earthquake

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.7 occurred in the Middle Kuril Islands

Sakhalin seismologists on Tuesday registered a magnitude 5.7 earthquake near the island of Urup (medium smoked), told RIA Novosti the seismic "Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk".

"Quake of magnitude 5.7 occurred on Tuesday at 12.29 Sakhalin time (5.29 MSK) near the island of Urup. Coordinates of the epicenter — 45.1 degrees north latitude, 151.4 degrees east longitude," — said the source.

He noted that the data on oschuschaemosti earthquake area settlements yet.

Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 occurred in the west of China

Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 occurred in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in northwest China, about the destruction and no injuries were reported, according to the Xinhua News Agency on Thursday.

According to the State Seismological Centre, the earthquake was recorded at 11.21 local time (07.21 MSK) in the Ili-Kazakh Autonomous Region of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

The epicenter was at a depth of 6 km.

China recorded strong earthquake

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, August 12, 2012 in the remote areas in the west of Xinjiang province, on the border with Tibet, in shallow water, an earthquake measuring 6.3. Although Kataysky seismologists say that the event has been a force of 6.2 on a 30-kilometer underground. It is believed that the epicenter of the event is located at a depth of 5.6 kilometers in the distance of 280 kilometers from the city of Hotan.

Since it was difficult to assess the damage and the number of victims, rescue teams immediately went to the mountain region, where the

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5.1-magnitude earthquake occurred in northern Afghanistan

Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred on Tuesday in Kunduz province in northern Afghanistan, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

The epicenter of tremors recorded at 13.03 local time (12.33 MSK), located 33 kilometers south of the town of Khanabad and 205 kilometers north of the capital, Kabul. The earthquake lies at a depth of 33.5 kilometers.

Information on the possible destruction and injuries were reported.

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