5.3-magnitude earthquake occurred in western Indonesia

An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the use in Indonesia Richter scale occurred last night on the west coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra, warning of the possibility of a tsunami was not announced, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday at the National Department of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (NUMKG) of Indonesia.

Quake epicenter was located 51 kilometers north-west of the province Lebong Benkulu and center lies at a depth of 105 kilometers below the surface of the island.

No casualties or damage were reported.

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Two earthquakes recorded per day in Sakhalin

Seismologists recorded a day in the Sakhalin region, two earthquakes with magnitude 4-4,2, told RIA Novosti the Far East Regional Emergency Center.

"The first earthquake magnitude 4 occurred on Tuesday morning in the 357 km north-east of the city Kurilsk (Iturup) at a depth of 50 kilometers. Second quake of magnitude 4.2 recorded in the south of Sakhalin Island, 14.19 local time," — said the source.

According to him, in the region of the earthquake was not felt. Victims, destruction, the threat of a tsunami there.

Earthquake of magnitude 5.7 occurred in Sumatra

Earthquake of magnitude 5.7 occurred on Wednesday in the Indonesian island of Sumatra, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Aftershocks were recorded in 20.32 local time (17.32 MSK). The earthquake lies at a depth of 9.7 kilometers, its epicenter was located 160 kilometers from the village Sikabaluan (Sikabaluan) on the island of Sumatra.

No casualties or damage were reported. Tsunami threat was not announced.

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.4 occurred in the far west of Indonesia

An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Indonesian seismologists use the Richter scale occurred last night at the north-western coast of Sumatra, warning of the possibility of a tsunami was not announced, told RIA Novosti on Monday at the National Department of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (NUMKG) of Indonesia.

Quake epicenter was located 290 kilometers north-west of the westernmost village in Indonesia — the city of Sabang in Aceh, the earthquake lies at a depth of 63 kilometers below the surface of the Indian Ocean.

Information about the possible destruction or casualties have been reported yet.

Indonesia is the most

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Earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred in the north-western Iran

Earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred on Thursday in north-western Iran, according to the U.S. Geological Survey website.

Earthquakes have been recorded at 04.26 local time (04.56 MSK), 32 kilometers west of the town Ahar in East Azerbaijan Province. The earthquake lies at a depth of 10 kilometers.

Information on casualties or damage were reported.

In mid-August in the same province of Eastern Azerbaijan a devastating earthquake of magnitude 6.5. The result has been destroyed many villages around the city of Tabriz, killing more than 300 people and injured thousands.

Iran is among the ten most earthquake-prone regions of the world.

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred in the south-east Turkey

Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred on Wednesday in the south-east of Turkey in the province of Kahramanmaras, information on casualties or damage were reported, according to a government department for emergency situations.

In turn, the Seismological Observatory of Bosphorus University reported that the magnitude of the quake was 4.7.

The earthquake was registered at 12.17 local time (13.17 MSK). Its epicenter was located in the district of Pazardzhik at depth 21.1 km from the surface, according to the department.

Quake was felt over a large part of the Turkish south-east, and, according to local media reports, sometimes called panic.

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6.3 magnitude earthquake occurred off the island of Sumatra

6.3 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra, said on Friday the U.S. Geological Survey.

According to the Geological Survey, oscillations of the earth's crust have been recorded at 163 kilometers from the city Sungaypenuh (Sungaipenuh) in the province of Jambi.

Tsunami warning was not announced.

National Directorate of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (NUMKG) Indonesia valued at 6.1 magnitude jolt on the Richter scale, RIA Novosti reported its staff. According NUMKG, the epicenter of the earthquake was recorded at 162 kilometers south-east of the island Mentavey in the province of West Sumatra, the center was

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Two earthquakes occurred in the far west and eastern Indonesia

An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Indonesian seismologists use the Richter scale occurred on Saturday at the north-western coast of Sumatra, warning of the possibility of a tsunami was not announced, RIA Novosti reported on Sunday at the National Department of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (NUMKG) of Indonesia.

Quake epicenter was 40 kilometers north-east of the westernmost village in Indonesia — the city of Sabang in Aceh, the earthquake lies at a depth of 225 kilometers under the surface of the Indian Ocean.

Meanwhile, reported NUMKG, following the tremors of magnitude 6.3 on the Richter scale occurred on Saturday in

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5.1-magnitude earthquake occurred in northern Indonesia

An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the use in Indonesia, the Richter scale, which occurred on Thursday in the northern part of the largest on the planet Indonesian archipelago, does not threaten the formation of a tsunami, RIA Novosti reported at the National Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (NUMKG).

Quake epicenter was located 24 kilometers northeast of Talaud archipelago, located in the Pacific Ocean on the border of Indonesia and the Philippines. Its center was located at a depth of ten kilometers below the ocean surface.

No casualties or damage have been reported yet.

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Magnitude 5.2 earthquake occurred in Indonesia

Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred on Saturday night off the coast of the Indonesian island of Bali, the site of the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter of tremors recorded in Saturday 01.41 local time (21.41 MSK Friday), was located in 277 km south-west of the city of Denpasar. The earthquake was located at a depth of 28.5 kilometers.

Reports of possible casualties or damage, as well as the threat of tsunamis have been received.

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