Sochi authorities deny rumors of the pending re-earthquake

Sochi authorities deny spreading among residents and guests of the resort of expected re earthquake, said the administration of the resort.

According EMERCOM in Krasnodar region, on Wednesday night in the Black Sea at a distance of 154 kilometers south of Sochi at a depth of 10 kilometers an earthquake. Death and destruction in Sochi not. All the essential services of the city are operating normally. In this case, the city began to spread rumors about the expected Wednesday aftershocks. People were in a hurry to leave the high-rise buildings and large shopping centers.

"Dear citizens and guests of the

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New tremors in the north of St. Petersburg

April 15. Readers of "Fontanka" again reported tremors in the north of St. Petersburg:

"In Sertolovo again" earthquake "- writes reader Andrew. — Looks like the military again something explodes house tremble! "

These findings are confirmed by a resident of the northern capital Oleg: "In the north of St. Petersburg home again shake from explosions, apparently made by one of the polygons in Sertolovo," — he says.

Letters from readers on this topic keep coming. Add that "Fontanka" wrote about tremors of unknown origin in February. However, reliably determine the cause of what is happening and

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An earthquake measuring 5.2 points occurred in Australia today.

As the Zman.com citing local media reports, the tremors felt the residents of several towns on the coast.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the focus of the elements lies at a depth of about 10 km relative to the seabed, RBC reports.

Earlier it was reported that Australian seismologists have developed a new method of detection and investigation of local earthquakes, which will be accurate underground maps and investigate subsurface faults. The new method of Australian scientists rely on complex mathematical model that takes into account the propagation of seismic waves for the accurate prediction of earthquakes and their

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Earthquake near Sukhumi could presage new aftershocks — seismologists

Seismologists can not yet say whether the earthquake in the Black Sea near Sukhumi, which occurred the night before, a harbinger of a more powerful seismic events, but it can not yet be excluded, told RIA Novosti the head seismotectonic unit of the Institute of Earth Physics named Alexander Schmidt Marahanov.

According to MOE, to 17.31 MSK on December 23 in the Black Sea 31 km south of the city of Sukhumi, the Abkhaz were registered magnitude 5.8 earthquake at a depth of ten kilometers. Tremors were felt in the Krasnodar and Stavropol territories, Karachay-Cherkessia and Kabardino-Balkaria.

"According to the

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Animals react to the approach of a major earthquake, but scientists do not always pay attention to it

It has long been known that animals feel the approach of the earthquake — are beginning to worry a wailing female looking for a safe haven for posterity. Unfortunately, this way animals react not only to the earthquake, so the biological precursors are considered by scientists only in combination with others — geological, geochemical, etc. symptoms.

Director General of the National Seismological Service Center of the Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan Gurban Yetirmishli sure that the mass death of fish March 8 near Redondo Beach in the Bay of King Harbor in the Gulf of California (estimated number of

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In Japan, there was another earthquake

Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred on Monday at the north-eastern coast of the Japanese island of Honshu. According to the Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the epicenter of the earthquake was located in the Pacific Ocean very close to the Japanese coast, where the city of Hachinohe, Aomori and Marioka. Tectonic upheavals registered at a depth of 33 km. During the night, off the northeast coast of Honshu noted several aftershocks with magnitudes less than 5.0. Information on the effects of earthquakes have been reported yet, according to ITAR-TASS. Seismic activity in the north-east coast of Honshu,

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Japanese earthquake recorded near the spaceport

Earthquake of magnitude 5.7 occurred on Saturday at 21:58 local time (16:58 MSK) in southern Japanese archipelago. The earthquake was located near the southern part of the island tanegashima, where the country's only launch site, at a depth of about 10 kilometers.

Report emergency national meteorological office does not inform about the destruction, no tsunami risk.

Powerful tremors have been recorded in Kagoshima Prefecture, Oita, Miyazaki, Hiroshima, Ehime, Kochi and Kumamoto. Since the beginning of the current day in Japan was more than ten earthquakes with a magnitude of more than 4.

Most often, tremors were

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Magnitude 5.2 earthquake occurred off the coast of Kamchatka

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake occurred on Monday in the Kurile-Kamchatka Trench off the east coast of Kamchatka, reports Kamchatka Branch of the Geophysical Service RAS.

The epicenter was registered in 19.54 local time (11.54 MSK), was located 100 kilometers east of Kronotsky Peninsula at a depth of 20 kilometers under the seabed.

Residents of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, remote from the epicenter of the seismic event to 362 kilometers earthquakes not felt. Information on casualties or damage in other villages edges have been reported, the threat of a tsunami has not been announced.

Russian seismologists predicted Japan quake to 8.5 and the risk in Russia

Japan may soon come a new earthquake of magnitude 7.5-8.5. An earthquake can also cause tsunami. These conclusions were Sakhalin seismologists, "Interfax". According to Head of Laboratory Sciences Seismology Institution "Institute of Marine Geology and Geophysics" (IMGG), Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences Ivan Tikhonov, the epicenter of the new quake, most likely, will be located at the deep trough about 200 km east of the epicenter of the earthquake of 11 March 2011.

"There's a certain area, which now stands where there was a strong earthquake. This area is a kind of" live "somewhat independently from

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Seismologists predict earthquakes in Japan

Sakhalin seismologists believe the chance of recurrence of a strong earthquake in Japan, which could cause another tsunami.

"Chance of a second major boost magnitude from 7.5 to 8.5. This push can cause tsunami, so we must be prepared for this event," — "Interfax" Head of Laboratory Sciences Seismology Institution "Institute of Marine Geology and Geophysics" (IMGG ), Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences Ivan Tikhonov.

In his opinion, the epicenter of the quake, most likely, will be located at the deep trough about 200 km east of the epicenter of the mega-earthquake on March 11, 2011.

"There's a

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