Vietnamese recognized strongest earthquake in 60 years

The Vietnam Quang Nam, where hydroelectric Tranh Song-2, there was an earthquake, the most powerful recognized since 1957. Propulsion of the earthquake was 4.6 on the Richter scale, the depth of the epicenter in the area of Bac Tra-May was 7 km.

Despite the fact that the main activity lasted about three seconds, the residents of the province experienced strong ground vibration and heard loud noises and crackling like explosions. The epicenter was in panic, people with fear ran outside. It is reported that the earthquake did not bring much damage: some houses cracked walls, damaged the interior of

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Italian scientists are accused of untimely notification of the power of the earthquake

Six Italian scientists and one official have criminal term at six years for the fact that in 2009, they underestimated the risks of what happened in the medieval city of L'Aquila earthquake and not properly warned the public of the impending threat. Prisoners are also at the penalty of payment of property damage in the amount of € 9 million.

According to Italian law, sentenced, without warning of an impending earthquake 6.3 magnitude, have the right to appeal the sentence twice, and this deals with their lawyer to reduce the sentence to 4 years. But no matter how many

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Earthquake of magnitude 3.9 occurred in Tuva

Earthquake of magnitude 3.9 occurred on Tuesday in Tuva, about injuries or damage, according to the Altai-Sayan Branch of the Geophysical Service of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS).

This is the second month an earthquake, magnitude exceeding 3.5. Previous earthquake occurred on October 11. Head of Tuva instructed to check buildings and structures after each quake.

"An earthquake of magnitude 3.9 occurred in Tuva 08.34 local time (04.34 MSK), its energy class was 11.0", — the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Quake epicenter was located 100 kilometers east of Kyzyl, about the same place as the

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Earthquake of magnitude 6 occurred in northern Indonesia

Earthquake of magnitude 6.0 occurred on Wednesday in the northern part of the Indonesian archipelago, there is no threat of a tsunami, RIA Novosti reported at the National Directorate of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (NUMKG).

Quake epicenter was located 113 kilometers north-west of the island of Sangihe, located on the border of Indonesia and the Philippines. Its center was located at a depth of 308 kilometers.

No injuries or damage were reported.

Indonesia is the most seismically active area of the planet and is part of the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire (powerful tectonic fault). In this part of the

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5.0-magnitude earthquake occurred in northern Indonesia

An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the use in Indonesia Richter scale occurred on Sunday in the northern part of the world's largest archipelago, Indonesia, no tsunami threat, RIA Novosti reported at the National Directorate of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (NUMKG).

Quake epicenter was located 118 kilometers north-west of the island of Sangihe, located near the junction of the borders of Indonesia and the Philippines. Its center was located at a depth of 12 kilometers under the sea of Sulawesi.

No casualties or damage have been reported yet.

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The earthquake occurred in Dagestan

Earthquakes have been recorded on a Sunday afternoon in Dagestan, the force of the earthquake is set, told RIA Novosti the Republican Seismological Station.

"After 14.00 MSK in Makhachkala and Buinaksk tremors were recorded. Epicenter of the earthquake and its power set. Turns out, did not affect whether aftershocks for socially important objects of the republic," — said the source.

An earthquake measuring 5.7 occurred west of Indonesia

An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Indonesian seismologists use the Richter scale occurred last night on the west coast of Sumatra, warning of the possibility of a tsunami was not announced, told RIA Novosti on Friday at the National Department of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (NUMKG) of Indonesia.

Quake epicenter was located 463 kilometers south-west of the island of Simeulue off the western coast of Aceh, the earthquake lies at a depth of 10 kilometers below the surface of the Indian Ocean.

Information about the destruction or casualties have been reported yet.

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Earthquake of magnitude 6.7 occurred in the east of Indonesia

Earthquake of magnitude 6.7 occurred on Friday night in the east of Indonesia, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Earthquakes have been recorded at 09.31 on Friday local time (04.31 MSK). According to seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 108 kilometers north of the town of Dobo (Aru archipelago). The earthquake was located at a depth of 25 kilometers.

No casualties and extent of damage were reported.

On Friday, the National Department of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (NUMKG) Indonesia reported that a magnitude 5.7 earthquake occurred off the west coast of Sumatra. Quake epicenter was located

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6.3 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Indonesia

6.3 magnitude earthquake occurred on Monday off the coast of Indonesia, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Earthquakes have been recorded at 20.43 local time (15.43 MSK). The earthquake lies at a depth of 34.7 kilometers, the epicenter was located at 112 kilometers from the Indonesian island of Saparua (Saparua).

Information about the destruction or casualties have been reported yet. Tsunami threat was not announced.

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Two earthquakes of magnitude 5.8 and 5.1 occurred in Indonesia

Two earthquakes of magnitude 5.8 and 5.1 in Indonesia to use the Richter scale took place last night in the western and northern parts of the world's largest archipelago, Indonesia, a tsunami warning was not announced, told RIA Novosti on Thursday at the National Department of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (NUMKG ) of Indonesia.

The epicenter of the first and more powerful quake was located 112 kilometers south-west of the southern part of Naas in the province of North Sumatra, and the focus lies at a depth of ten kilometers below the surface of the Indian Ocean.

Less than

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