Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 occurred in Tajikistan

Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 occurred on Monday in Tajikistan, data on victims and destructions, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Tremor was registered at 05.45 MSK. The epicenter was located 95 kilometers south-west of Lake Karakul. Its center lies at a depth of 89.6 kilometers.

In turn, Reuters eyewitness said that tremors were felt in the capital, Dushanbe.

Recent earthquakes in this region of Tajikistan in November last year, when a period of ten days was recorded several aftershocks with magnitude of 2 to 5.

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In Indonesia, a powerful earthquake

Sunday off the coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra earthquake with magnitude 5.3. This was reported at the U.S. Geological Survey.

Earthquakes have been recorded at 16:05 local time (12:05 Moscow time), the epicenter was located 60 kilometers southwest of Bengkulu. The earthquake was located at a depth of 49.9 kilometers. No casualties, destruction and the threat of a tsunami is not reported, according to RIA Novosti.

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred on the coast of Nicaragua

Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred on Friday on the Pacific coast of Nicaragua, data on casualties or damage were reported, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey. Tremor was registered at 17.18 UTC (Coordinated Universal Time, 20.18 MSK). The epicenter was located 60 kilometers south of the capital, Managua. Its center lies at a depth of 81.1 kilometers. Nicaragua is a country with the highest in Central America, seismic activity. Two strong earthquakes in 1931 and 1972 almost completely destroyed Managua. In 1992, an earthquake of magnitude 7.1 in the Pacific Ocean triggered a huge wave that covered the west

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The earthquake occurred in eastern China

An earthquake measuring 4.8 points and four aftershocks occurred near the city of Anhui Province Anchin at noon on January 19, according to China Earthquake Administration. Despite the small force of impact, in 19 villages in varying degrees damaged thousands of homes. Local residents are afraid to sleep at home.

This was the most powerful earthquake in the region in 30 years, writes the Chinese media.

According to local authorities, 19 villages affected 15 thousand people, more than 400 people were evacuated and 8,964 houses damaged, the direct economic loss of 36.25 million yuan ($ 5.1 million).

Local residents in

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In Krivoy Rog earthquake

Earthquakes have been recorded on Thursday, January 13, at 7.10. According to witnesses, they were felt in the city center. Residents of Krivoy Rog reported small earthquakes that occurred in the city. This writes "Today."

Earthquakes have been recorded on Thursday, January 13, at 7.10. According to witnesses, they were felt in the central part of the city — on the Square. Artem and Evening Boulevard.

One version of events began to reason blasting in mine enterprises.

Now terupravleniya Gosgorpromnadzora inspects area to identify possible shift of soil and determine the cause of the earthquake.

The version that the earthquake

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Magnitude 5.2 earthquake occurred in eastern Indonesia

Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred on Saturday in the eastern part of the Indonesian archipelago, no tsunami threat, told RIA Novosti on Tuesday at the National Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (NUMKG) of Indonesia.

Quake epicenter was located 181 kilometers north-west of the south-eastern province of Moluccas. Its center was located at a depth of 118 kilometers in the Banda Sea.

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Earthquake of magnitude 6.4 occurred in the Pacific Ocean off the U.S.

Earthquake of magnitude 6.4 occurred on Friday in the Pacific Ocean a few hundred kilometers from the coast of Mexico and the U.S., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Earthquakes have been recorded at 02.36 local time (14.36 MSK). Their epicenter was located at 232 km south-west of the city of Avalon (California, USA) and 238 km west of the Mexican town of Rosarito. Focus, according to preliminary data at a depth of 10.1 kilometers.

The possible casualties or damage were reported.

In Papua — New Guinea earthquake of magnitude 5.5.

In Papua — New Guinea earthquake of magnitude 5.5. According to the National Geological Service of the U.S., the epicenter of the quake was located 180 km west-southwest of the town of Wewak. The earthquake was located at a depth of 111 km. Of deaths and injuries were reported.

Papua — New Guinea is part of the so-called "Pacific Ring of Fire" (powerful tectonic fault), characterized by high seismic activity. Earthquakes in this country occur regularly. In December 2010. Here there were three earthquakes, the strongest of which was magnitude 6.9 on December 2, 35 kilometers north-east of Kandrian.

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The earthquake occurred in the north of England

Earthquake of magnitude 3.7 was recorded near the city of Leeds in Yorkshire in northern England. This is reported by the local media.

Note that this is the second month the earthquake that occurred in the English north. Data on the potential damage from earthquakes have been received.

Evening, January 1 there were an earthquake in northern Israel

Evening, January 1 there were an earthquake in northern Israel. Dozens of residents of Tiberias, Safed and Beit Shean told the police about the relatively strong aftershocks. Institute of Geophysics estimated earthquake magnitude 3.6 on the Richter scale. Any damage or injuries were reported, but the Beit Shean, many residents took to the streets, keeping away from the buildings.

Geophysical Institute has not said where exactly was the epicenter of the earthquake. The last time shook northern Israel at the end of November. Then in Safed magnitude was 3.5 on the Richter scale — then too there were no property

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