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New earthquake in Guatemala

Guatemala again hit by a major earthquake. This time, there was a push in the Pacific Ocean at 27 km depth 30.4 km from the western coast of the country and the city Champeriko. The capital of Guatemala from the epicenter about 185 km, and to the border of one of the south-western Mexican communities Suchiate, only 43 km.

Propulsion was 6.5 points, but initially it was assumed that the earthquake had a magnitude less than a few tenths (6.2 points). After the main episode occurred some significant aftershocks, one of which had the force of a 5.0 score.

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Earthquake in Canada

Earthquake of magnitude 4.0 occurred in the Pacific coast of Canada. According to Seismic Service of the Ministry of Environment and its epicenter was at a depth of 25 kilometers to the west of Vancouver Island. This quake — a consequence of a more powerful 6.3 magnitude earthquake that occurred on September 9 in the same area.

In an interview with CBC television seismologist Natural Resources Canada, John Cassidy, British Columbia after the earthquake recorded for dozens of aftershocks, and the magnitude of the strongest of which was 4.9.

Pacific Coast — the most seismically active area in Canada.

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Earthquake of magnitude 7.4 occurred in Colombia

Earthquake of magnitude 7.4 occurred on Sunday in the southwest of Colombia, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter of the earthquake with the focus on the depth of 140 kilometers located 20 kilometers from the city of La Vega.

Timely information about the possible damage were reported.

Earthquake of magnitude 6 or greater is considered a strong and can cause considerable damage and loss of life, say seismologists.

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Earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred in the northeast U.S.

Earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred in the U.S. state of Maine, according to the U.S. Geological Survey website.

The epicenter of the earthquake that struck Tuesday 19.12 local time (12.03 MSK medium), located five kilometers to the west of Hollis Center. Hearth tremors occur at a depth of five kilometers.

No casualties or damage were reported.

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Radiation in Japan found in water, dust, and products

Japanese Ministry of Health reports that the level of radiation in Fukushima and Ibaraki prefectures exceed the maximum allowable. Office prohibited the sale of raw milk produced in Fukushima Prefecture, because of the risk that it could be contaminated with radioactive substances, reports Reuters.

As previously reported the detection of these substances in spinach and milk produced near the nuclear power plant (NPP), "Fukushima-1".

According to IAEA experts, despite the fact that the observed half-life of radioactive iodine in food is only about eight days, when ingested it can disrupt thyroid function.

According to official data, traces of radioactive contamination

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6.1 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Japan

6.1 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of the Japanese island of Honshu. It is reported by the U.S. Geological Survey website. According to seismologists, the quake was recorded at 21:03 local time (15:03 MSK). The epicenter of the earthquake was located 90 km south-east of Morioka, in 458 km to the north-east of Tokyo. The earthquake lies at a depth of 53.1 kilometers. Recall, March 11, at the north-eastern coast of Japan earthquake with magnitude 9.0. The number of victims of disaster, according to recent data, more than eight thousand people. Currently listed as missing in

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred in the east of Indonesia

An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the use in Indonesia Richter scale occurred Friday morning in the east of the country, RIA Novosti reported at the National Directorate of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (NUMKG).

The epicenter of quake was located on land 35 kilometers south-east of the town Varopen in Papua province on the island of New Guinea.

The hearth was located 11 kilometers below the surface of the island, and a warning about the possibility of a tsunami was not announced, the agency worker management.

Information on casualties or damage so far.

Indonesia is part of the so-called "Pacific

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 occurred in the east of Indonesia

An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale occurred last night in the most eastern Indonesian province of Papua in eastern Indonesia, told RIA Novosti on Monday at the National Department of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (NUMKG).

Quake epicenter was located at 114 km north-west of the town of Teluk Vondama. Its center was located at a depth of ten kilometers below the surface of the Gulf Chendravasih.

Warning of tsunami was not announced, the information about the possible destruction or casualties have been reported yet.

Indonesia is part of the so-called "Pacific Ring of Fire" (powerful tectonic fault). Accumulated

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After the earthquake occurred at the mine rock bursts. Krasnoyarsk

This morning in the Kuzbass mine on Tashtagol branch of "Evrazruda" at a depth of 280 meters there was bursting. As the press service of the administration of the Kemerovo region, according to preliminary data, the bursting resulted from an earthquake 3.8 points, which was recorded in the Republic of Tuva. One miner is injured and taken to hospital. His life is now out of danger.

Currently, the mine rescuers arrived. Now they are trying to find out the situation and the possibility of further extension of mining. A commission to clarify the circumstances of the incident. The situation is

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Magnitude earthquake in Mexico was, according to updated figures, 6

Magnitude earthquake on Thursday in Mexico, was, according to updated figures, 6, information on the possible destruction and casualties were reported.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of the earthquake, recorded at 02.20 on Thursday local time (13:20 MSK), located 17 kilometers south-west of the city Arseliya in Guerrero. On revised data, the focus lies at a depth of 60.9 kilometers.

Earlier, Reuters reported that the magnitude of the quake reached 5.9, and the center lies a few kilometers below the surface.

According to Reuters reporters, the tremors were felt in the capital — Mexico City, which is

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