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Statistics from the earthquake the U.S. Geological Survey

The U.S. Geological Survey has published statistics on the annual earthquakes. It was found that about once a year on earth-quake disaster happens, carrying away many lives. The strength of the earthquake reaches eight points or more.

About two dozen earthquakes seven to seven and a half points. One hundred and twenty earthquakes — up to six and a half points. Eight — the power of up to five and a half points, more than six hundred earthquakes a year a force of about four and a half points, and finally, almost fifty thousand weak vibration force of just

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Turkey was the third major earthquake

In eastern Turkey in Van province earthquake of magnitude 5.2, the third in the last month. In communities panic. Information about the destruction and deaths have been reported yet.

The epicenter of the disaster is 30 km from the city of Van, near the village of Mollakasim, and its center lies at a distance of 10 km underground. Meanwhile, the tremors were felt in neighboring cities. Hundreds of people fled their homes at night and ran out into the streets, fearing to die under the rubble. Even patients preferred to leave the hospital and spend the night in the parking

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Earthquakes are predicted from space

Specialists Research and Education Center for Remote Sensing of the Earth from space had variations of geophysical fields in earthquake-prone regions, according to the Russian Ministry of Education with reference to the press service of the Scientific Center of Aerospace Monitoring ("Aerospace"). The project was implemented under the auspices of the Centre as part of the Federal Target Program "Research and scientific-pedagogical personnel of innovative Russia", says the press release of the Ministry.

The report noted that in the history of mankind the most significant damage is done by earthquakes, which are the most formidable and least predictable natural disasters.

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Rain and snow make it difficult to search for survivors in Turkey and reduce their chances of survival

On Friday night in the earthquake in Turkey were found two survivors: Rescuers recovered a man from the rubble and 13-year-old. On the sixth day after the biggest in recent years, the disaster in this country under the ruins still living people, but there was no escape from them is becoming less complicated prospecting began to snow and rain.

After 108 hours after the devastating earthquake in the Turkish province of Van recovered alive from the rubble 13-year Ferhat Tokay, says "Bi-bi-si." "He was taken to hospital in Sahra, it feels good," — said the officer rescue. Rescuers found the

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New earthquake of magnitude 6.1 occurred in the south-east Turkey

Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 occurred in the province of Van in southeastern Turkey, said on Monday the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The earthquake is located at a depth of 9.8 kilometers. Distance from the epicenter of the earthquake to the city of Van is 20 kilometers. On Sunday, the day the earthquake struck Van Province 7.2. Confirmed by the latest data, the number of victims of the earthquake in the Turkish province of 85 people, about a thousand injured. Local seismologists predict that the number of people killed as a result of the largest in recent years, natural disasters in

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The Canaries expected strong earthquake

El Hierro Island, referring to the Canary Islands, situated in the south-west of Tenerife, plunged into a state of "yellow level" alarm — at the request of seismologists at it day by day fall a powerful earthquake, which is likely to be followed by another, and the eruption volcano. Thousands of local residents and tourists have already prepared for the emergency evacuation of the area of possible disasters, the website knowingsnibiru.ru citing km.ru.

The National Geographic Institute of the Canary Islands to warn of the approach of the earthquake started from the end of the second decade of July —

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The recent earthquake in the United States damaged nuclear waste storage

The operator of nuclear power plants in Virginia, said that as a result of what happened on August 23 earthquake barrels of radioactive waste moved to 4.5 inches (11.43 centimeters).

According to the Richmond Times-Gazette, the incident occurred at the nuclear power station "North Anna" in Virginia — 25 barrels, each 4.8 meters high and weighing 115 tons, were removed from their original positions.

The operator of nuclear power plants in Virginia — Dominion Resources Inc's — says no cause for concern.

Press Secretary of Energy Rick Zuercher said that the barrels were removed due to vibration. According to him,

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Zemeletryaseniya expect New York, Moscow and Rome (updated)

Earthquake of magnitude 5.9 occurred in the center of the north-west of Richmond, Virginia. It captures much of Washington, DC, and was felt even far from the epicenter — in the north in the state of Rhode Island and New York, the site of "Newspaper Week." The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude of the earthquake was 3.7 miles deep. Attempts have been felt in the White House and on the East Coast, and as far south as Chapel Hill, and in the Pentagon, the White House and the Capitol. All the people in these areas have been evacuated. By

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In the U.S. in terror waiting gorodov.Prognoz killer earthquake in the U.S.

American seismologists are sounding the alarm: the movement of ocean plates may be caused by natural disasters, which destroyed a number of settlements in the north-west coast of the U.S..

According to experts of the laboratory of tectonic activity and underwater mapping of the University of Oregon, a new earthquake of magnitude higher than 8 can be expected in the immediate vicinity of the coast of the United States.

Large-scale natural disaster affect the so-called cascade — the coastal population in the north-western United States, stretching from Vancouver Island to Northern California. Following the peak

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California does not prevent earthquakes

Beneath the surface of California, as in a boiling pot with a lid slammed, increases pressure, which may at any moment break out the monstrous earthquake. This is consistent with the new study the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

Geologists say that Southern California has long not been a giant earthquake which could cause widespread damage.

It all depends on the Lake Salton Sea, located east of San Diego. The Salton Sea is located directly on the San Andreas Fault and covers an area of over 350 square meters. miles.

Major earthquakes affected the lake bed about every 180 years.

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