In Japan, the missing 88,000 people

In Japan, about 88 thousand people are still missing. Reported by the BBC with the reference to Kyodo news. In the city of Sendai, the beginnings of large fires burning a wide zone along the coastline. About 70 thousand million city population moved to the shelter. In the nearby town of Kesennuma as burning houses. Officially reported 93 dead and about two or three hundred dead bodies found in Sendai. One passenger train missing in Miyagi prefecture, and it can not find. Another train derailed. Meanwhile, the tsunami caused by the earthquake reached the Philippines and Hawaii,

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Off the coast of Japan ship sucked into a giant vortex

Japanese television showed dramatic footage today: the coast after a powerful earthquake formed a giant whirlpool. The footage can be seen as it enters the vessel. We have previously reported the disappearance of the ship on board of which there were 100 people. Their fate is not known, said "Russia-24".

According to ITAR-TASS, the regional offices of the United Nations is in the Pacific are busy gathering information on the impact of the devastating earthquake in Japan to determine the size and specific humanitarian aid, which is needed there.

March 11 at 14:46 Tokyo time in Japan was a

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In Japan, one of the plant emergency declared in connection with possible radiation leakage due to the earthquake

At a nuclear power plant (NPP) in Japan declared emergency (ES) due to damage caused to it by the most powerful series in the last 140 years of earthquakes. It is reported that due to the possibility of leakage of radiation guide NPP in Fukushima Prefecture has introduced emergency measures to prevent a possible threat, the "Xinhua". However, official data on raising the level of radiation has not yet been reported.

Honshu island never ceases to shake — the number of recorded earthquakes has reached 22. Power was the last straw, according to the National Geological Service of the United

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Scientists: the current earthquake in Japan are the most dangerous depths

Pockets of powerful earthquakes occurring off the east coast today, the Japanese island of Honshu, at a depth of 24 to 35 kilometers below the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. "This is the most dangerous of the depth at which the case of strong shocks occur catastrophic wave", — the expert Sakhalin Tsunami Warning Center. If the earthquake foci lie at depths of 400-500 kilometers, on the surface, they would not have felt.

The threat of a tsunami due to the massive earthquake in Japan, announced on all the Kuril Islands. According to experts, the wave height can

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Kamaishi on the Japanese hit a 10-meter wave

The tsunami caused by a powerful earthquake that reached the shores of Japan. According to the city Kamaishi in Iwate prefecture in the northeast of the main Japanese island of Honshu struck wave height of 10 meters. There are reports of numerous destructions. No casualties yet reported.

8.8-magnitude earthquake rocked the region this morning. His focus earthquakes occur at a depth of 10 km below the bottom of the Pacific Ocean off Miyagi prefecture in the northeast of the main Japanese island of Honshu. In Miyagi Prefecture, there were massive power outages. Automatically stopped NPP "Onnagava." In the region of

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Aftershocks after the earthquake in Japan can go 1-2 months

Strong aftershocks after the earthquake in Japan could last for one to two months, according to RIA Novosti Deputy Director of the Institute of Physics of the Earth RAS Schmidt named Yevgeny Rogozhin. 8.9 magnitude earthquake occurred in Japan on Friday. Its epicenter was located 373 kilometers northeast of Tokyo, the earthquake lies at a depth of 24 kilometers. Soon, in the same area several more powerful aftershocks with magnitude above 6.0, the epicenter of one of them was just 67 km from Tokyo. The magnitude of the strongest aftershock of 7.1. "It is an island of Honshu, the largest

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In Intszyane Yunnan was 7 new tremors

In Intszyane Yunnan was 7 new aftershocks nonexceptional to more powerful earthquakes. According to the latest data of seismic observations China Center after an earthquake 5.8 points, which occurred in Yunnan Intszyane / Southwest China / to 21:30 today there was another 7 quake, the most powerful of which had the force of 4.7 points closest to the surface of the shock hypocenter at a depth of 6 km.

The Minister is to prevent the effects of earthquakes in Earthquake Administration of Yunnan Province Gu Yishan believes that at present the nature of earthquakes is not clear, we can not

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Earthquake of magnitude 6.5 occurred in the Bali Sea

Earthquake of magnitude 6.5 occurred on Thursday in the Bali Sea in Indonesia, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Earthquakes have been recorded at 01.08 local time on Friday (Thursday at 20.08 MSK), 200 kilometers to the north of the Indonesian island of Lombok, Mataram. The earthquake lies at a depth of nearly 500 kilometers. Information about the destruction and the threat of a tsunami has been received. Earthquake of magnitude 6 or greater is considered a strong and can cause considerable damage and casualties, seismologists say. Bali Sea is located between the eastern cape of the

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Another strong earthquake of magnitude 6.3 occurred in Japan

A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.3 occurred on Wednesday night at the eastern coast of Japan, the site says the U.S. Geological Survey.

The data on casualties and damage were reported.

The epicenter of tremors recorded in 21.44 MSK, was located at 203 kilometers east of the largest island in the Japanese archipelago — Honshu, at a depth of two kilometers.

From early Wednesday morning to evening in the area was more than 15 earthquakes with a magnitude greater than 5, it said. The most powerful of them — a magnitude of 7.2.

After him mmo country issued a warning

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Earthquake of magnitude 3.8 occurred in Sochi, no casualties

A small earthquake measuring up to 3.8 occurred in the Lazarev near Sochi, victims and victims, told RIA Novosti the head seismic resort Helen Karpovich.

"In the area of Sochi Lazarev was a small earthquake at 1.15 (MSK), 3-3,8-magnitude, the force at the center of three points," — said Karpovich.

She said that the epicenter of the earthquake was located near the coastline, bumps on land hardly felt.

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