In the Kuril Islands, there were two earthquakes

9 February at 14.17 (NBC), 12 km south of Berezovka Kuril District of the Sakhalin region recorded an earthquake of magnitude 3.9. On the same day at 15.56 (NBC), 9 km from the island of Chirinkotan North Kuril district, 262 km south-west of the North-Kurilsk Sakhalin region recorded an earthquake of magnitude 3.8.

As correspondent REGIONS.RU The press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations DVRTS given earthquake in settlements in the region were not felt. Victims, destruction, the threat of a tsunami there.

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In Khakassia recorded aftershocks

New tremors recorded in the epicenter of the earthquake, which occurred on Thursday in Ermakovsky district of Krasnoyarsk region. "Recorded several aftershocks, an order of magnitude weaker than the first — their magnitude was only about unity," — "Interfax" the director of the Geophysical Service of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences Viktor Seleznev. According to him, usually after an earthquake and possible stronger aftershocks. Seismologists plan to soon fly to the area to carry out investigations on the spot. It is an area with active faults and earthquakes are allow to see further development. Today's quake

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Earthquake in Armenia

At 20 kilometers north-east of Gyumri (Shirak region of Armenia) on February 8, was recorded three-point seismic shock, said Thursday the agency "Novosti-Armenia" in the National Survey for Seismic Protection.

Overall, in the period from the 3rd to 9th February 2011, in the region were five earthquakes of 3 or more points.

In the 19-km north-east of the city of Van in Turkey on February 3 minor earthquake occurred at 3 points.

Two more seismic shocks of the same strength were recorded 4th and 5th of February, respectively, in the 31-kilometers north-west of the Azerbaijani city of Ganja in the

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5.6-magnitude earthquake occurred in Chile

Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 occurred on Saturday in central Chile, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Earthquakes have been recorded at 91 kilometers south-west of the city of Concepcion at a depth of 13 kilometers. Information about the possible destruction or injuries were reported. In February 2010, an earthquake of magnitude 8.8 near the city of Concepcion killed more than 300 people. The earthquake was the fifth in the world by force of tremors since 1900.

In western China earthquake

4.8 magnitude earthquake recorded in the west of China, according to news portal "Sin."

Earthquakes have been recorded at the border of Qinghai Province and Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in the country's 10.39 local time (05.39 MSK). Information on casualties or damage were reported.

Earlier Tuesday, an earthquake of similar strength in southern China has damaged several hundred housing units, more than 60,000 people have been evacuated to tent cities.

In the South Pacific, an earthquake of magnitude 5.3

An earthquake measuring 5.3 occurred last night in the archipelago of Tonga. As the Australian Seismological Service, it was in the center of the south-western Pacific Ocean, 220 km south-east of Tonga — Nuku'alofa, at a depth of 172 km.

Tremors were felt in a radius of 227 km. No casualties or damage were reported.

According to seismologists, the threat of a tsunami is also unlikely. Islands of Tonga, Vanuatu, Fiji, Kermadec, like the neighboring Solomon Islands, located over a vast underwater plateau, stretching from the coast of South America to New Zealand and Antarctica. Its edges are deep "trough"

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In El Salvador, there were three earthquakes

On Monday, in the western part of El Salvador were registered three earthquakes between 4 and 4.5 on the Richter scale, according to the National Geological Survey.

Tremors were recorded on the Pacific coast of El Salvador (the department of Sonsonate). The earthquake lies at a depth of 32.8 kilometers.

Echoes of the earthquake were felt in the capital, San Salvador.

According to the Staff of Civil Oborin Salvador, no injuries or damage were reported.

Azerbaijani-Iranian border, there was an earthquake

Seysmosluzhba ANAS spread the message.

As reported in the Republican Seismological Service of ANAS, in Azerbaijan there was an earthquake.

Earthquakes have been recorded on the Azerbaijani-Iranian border. Its epicenter was 50 kilometers north-west of Jalilabad.

The earthquake occurred at a depth of two kilometers, the strength of tremors was 3.5 points. Sayyad Azizov

Taiwan Earthquake

4.4 magnitude earthquake registered on Friday on the island of Taiwan, according to a news portal, "Sin."

Earthquakes have been recorded at 10:52 local time (04:52) in Kaohsiung City in the south. Shock epicenter was at a depth of 5 kilometers.

Information about the victims or the threat of tsunamis have been reported.

The island of Taiwan is located at the junction of two tectonic plates and is one of the most seismically active areas of the planet. The strongest earthquake, magnitude 7.6, occurred on the island in September 1999. Then killed about 2.4 thousand people.

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Two earthquakes of magnitude 4.9 and 5.8 occurred in the south — east of Iran

Two powerful earthquakes of magnitude 4.9 and 5.8 occurred with a difference of 30 minutes on Thursday in south-eastern Iran, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey. The epicenter of the first earthquake, recorded at 10.32 local time (10.02 MSK), is located 100 kilometers south-east of the province of Kerman is located in the city of Bam. Hearth tremors occur at depths 54.8 kilometers. After about half an hour, 12.08 local time (11.38 MSK), in the same area was re earthquake. The epicenter of earthquake was located 120 kilometers south-east of the city of Bam, the earthquake lies at a

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