Earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred in Iran

Earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred on Monday in north-western Iran, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Tremors were recorded at 11.35 local time (11.05 MSK) at a distance of 41 kilometers from the city of Ahar. The earthquake lies at a depth of 10 kilometers.

Before this earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale was recorded in the south of Iran in Bushehr province, told Geophysics Institute of Tehran University (Geophysics Institute of Tehran University). Aftershocks were recorded in 06.43 local time (06.13 MSK).

Reports of possible casualties or damage were reported.

In mid-August in the province of

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Earthquake in Bulgaria 5.6 points

Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 occurred on Tuesday near the Bulgarian capital, reports the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

According to seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 24 km west of Sofia. Hearth quake at a depth of 9.5 kilometers.

Bulgarian information portal Novinite.com reports that the tremors, which began at 03.00 local time (04.00 MSK), were felt throughout the country. According to the portal, in the city of Pernik in western countries, some buildings collapsed wall.

No casualties and no injuries were reported.

According to the USGS, a half hour later, at about the same place, near Sofia,

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The earthquake occurred in Karachay-Cherkessia and Stavropol

Tremors were recorded on a Saturday morning in Karachay-Cherkessia and Stavropol region, according to preliminary data, the victims and destructions, told RIA Novosti source in law enforcement NCFD.

"The earthquake was felt in three areas of Karachay-Cherkessia, and in the two districts of the Stavropol Territory," — said the source.

According to EMERCOM in Karachay-Cherkessia, magnitude earthquake at 9.50 MSK, was 3-4.

"According to the information recorded Borgustanskoy seismic station (Kislovodsk), the epicenter of the earthquake was Prikubansky districts. Tremors were also felt the Karachai people, Malokarachaevskogo, Ust-Dzhegutinsky areas," — said in a statement.

Casualties and destruction, according to preliminary

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6.9 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Kamchatka

6.9 magnitude earthquake recorded in Thursday night off the coast of Kamchatka, told RIA Novosti on duty Geophysical Service RAS.

According to her, the push has been fixed at 18.05 MSK, the epicenter was located at coordinates 50.8 degrees north latitude and 158 degrees east longitude — at 259 kilometers from the south-west of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Geophysical Service has not yet received information about the depth of focus and the estimated strength of shocks in the middle of it.

The U.S. Geological Survey also reported a magnitude 6.9 earthquake at a point with the same coordinates. According to American scientists, the

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In Kamchatka earthquake of magnitude 4.7

According to the Geophysical Service of Russian Academy of Sciences, 2 September at 15.09 in the 112 km to the south-east with. Krutoberegovo Kamchatka earthquake registered at a depth of 40 km, with a magnitude of 4.7.

This earthquake in settlements in the region was not felt. Victims, destruction, the threat of a tsunami there.

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In Japan, the dog who survived the earthquake and tsunami, returned to owner

In Japan, on Monday was continued touching story of a dog that was removed from the roof, drifting at sea. Her owner a report of an animal rescue on television and immediately contacted the zoological center. And they met after a long separation, because the dog is held on a makeshift raft for three weeks. April 1 saw it from a helicopter coastguardsman — roof of the house, he was sitting on the animal was almost two kilometers from the coast. Used for rescue boat. Extraordinarily lucky dog, she survived the earthquake, tsunami, survived without food or fresh water,

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MOE has warned of the possibility of a new earthquake in Siberia

Abakan, February 10 (New Region, Olga Panfilov) — In Khakassia possible new earthquake. It is reported by the Republican administration of MOE. Rescuers asked residents of the republic to remain calm and follow the alerts on TV, radio and the Internet. As reported by "New Region", the morning of 10 February, in several regions of Siberia were reported tremors. Reports of the earthquake came from Khakassia, Novosibirsk, Kemerovo and Tomsk regions, Altai and Krasnoyarsk Territories. According to the MOE, the epicenter of the quake was 6.1 points, 170 km south of Abakan, the first tremor recorded at 12:35 local time

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In the South Pacific was a strong earthquake

Earthquake of magnitude 6.5 occurred in the South Pacific, the island nation of Vanuatu. Transmitted by warning of a possible origin of a local tsunami that could spread to hundreds of kilometers.

According to the Geophysical Service of the U.S., the epicenter of the earthquake was located 77 kilometers northwest of the capital of Vanuatu, Port Vila, its center lies at a depth of 26.6 kilometers. Strong push has been registered by 13:48 local time (05:48 Moscow time) /. Information on the effects of the earthquake have been reported yet, according to ITAR-TASS.

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Kurils shaking twice a day

Earthquake of magnitude 5.4 occurred on Sunday afternoon in the South Kuril Islands. The epicenter was located underground hit about 130 km south of the city Kurilsk on the island of Iturup. The earthquake lies at a depth of 40 km below the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, said the Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences. According to seismologists, Sakhalin, the Pacific tectonic upheavals in the Kuril Islands were not felt, there was no tsunami threat. The Kuril Islands is the second earthquake that day. The first magnitude 4.7 occurred at night, the ITAR-TASS news agency.

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The threat of a tsunami in the Pacific was over

The threat of a tsunami in the Western Pacific, which arose after a powerful earthquake, over, Radio Liberty reports.

On the islands of Vanuatu, which was close to the epicenter of the quake a magnitude of 7.3, was recorded a short rise in sea level by 15 centimeters. To other islands, threatened by tsunami — New Caledonia and Fiji — a wave, raised the tremors did not reach at all. On any casualties or damage in the earthquake were reported.

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