Earthquake of magnitude 7.9 occurred in Costa Rica

An earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude occurred in Costa Rica, reports RIA "Novosti" with reference to the U.S. Geological Survey. Earthquakes have been recorded at 08:42 local time (18:42 GMT).

The earthquake lies at a depth of 20 kilometers. Quake epicenter was located 80 kilometers from the city of Liberia.

Reuters reports with reference to the Pacific Warning Center the tsunami threat the United States, after the earthquake announced the threat of a tsunami.

Information on possible damages on yet been received, but in some areas of the capital of the Central American country of San Jose, was disrupted power

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Two earthquakes occurred in the Indonesian islands of Java and Bali

Two earthquakes of magnitude 5.1 and 5.2 on the Richter scale took place last night in Indonesia, on the southern coast of the country's main island of Java and the resort island of Bali, warning of the threat of a tsunami was not announced, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday at the National Department of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (NUMKG).

Epicenters of earthquakes located about 300 kilometers south-west of Banyuwangi in East Java province — in the same area where a little more than a day ago, there were a powerful earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale, followed by another

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An earthquake with magnitude 5.4 occurred near the islands of Java and Bali

A new earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale occurred in the evening on Tuesday in the southern coast of Indonesia's main island of Java and the country's resort island of Bali, warning of the threat of a tsunami was not announced, RIA Novosti reported at the National Directorate of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (NUMKG).

The epicenter was located at 296 kilometers south-west of Banyuwangi in East Java province — roughly the same place less than a day ago, was recorded a powerful quake of magnitude 6.5 on the Richter scale. Pockets of both the earthquake was just ten kilometers

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Earthquake could kill 320,000 people

Government of Japan, a study was conducted, which resulted in the figure of 320,000 people, more than last year. That's how much a person can die as a result of the possible in the near future earthquakes in the Pacific.

Estimate of the number of victims was based on data from the last strong earthquake of 9 points, which caused a tsunami that reached the shores of Japan.

The Cabinet Office has assumed an earthquake during the night of winter with strong winds, which help the waves reach a height of up to 34 meters, from which many will die

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Earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred in Tuva

Earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred on Thursday morning in Tuva, information on casualties or damage not reported in the Altai-Sayan Branch of the Geophysical Service of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS).

"An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred in Tuva 09.51 local time (05.51 MSK), its energy class was 12", — the Russian Academy of Sciences.

The epicenter of earthquake was located at coordinates 49.44 degrees north latitude and 94.69 degrees east, more than 200 kilometers from the regional capital Kyzyl. The location of the epicenter of the different locations of the epicenters of earthquakes that

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred in the east of Indonesia

An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the use in Indonesia Richter scale occurred on Thursday in the eastern part of the country, a tsunami is not expected, RIA Novosti reported at the National Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (NUMKG) of Indonesia.

Quake epicenter was located 73 kilometers north-east of the eastern part of the island of Seram in the Moluccas province, and lies a hotbed of just ten kilometers below the sea surface Seram.

Indormatsii of casualties or destruction have been reported yet.

In Indonesia is the world's most earthquake. In 2004, at the north-western coast of Sumatra, there was the

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4.6 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Sicily

A strong earthquake of magnitude 4.6 occurred on the night of Wednesday in the Strait of Messina between Sicily and the southern Italian region of Calabria, local media reported.

According to the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology in Italy, an earthquake with the epicenter at a depth of about 45 kilometers, was recorded in 01.12 local time (12.03 MSK).

Fluctuations in the Earth's crust were felt in Sicily, and in the province of Reggio Calabria, which caused panic among local residents, many of whom immediately began to write about what happened in social networks.

Specialists note that in Italy

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Seismologists warn of the possibility of an earthquake in the Philippines

Experts of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology (Phivolcs) warned on Monday morning, residents of the southern part of the country about the possibility of new, strong aftershocks of the earthquake that occurred last night in the northern province of Moluccas in neighboring Indonesia, the official website of the institute.

In its latest bulletin Phivolcs raises estimate magnitude quake, felt throughout the southern part of the Philippine archipelago to 6.6 (previously estimated at magnitude 6.4).

Meanwhile, Indonesian seismologists estimated a magnitude 6.8 earthquake on the Richter scale used by them, told RIA Novosti on Monday at the National Department of Meteorology,

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A series of powerful earthquakes occurred in Japan

A number of major earthquakes occurred on the night of Saturday to Sunday in the northwest of the main Japanese island of Honshu and Hokkaido, said the Japan Meteorological Agency.

Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred in the Sunday 03.37 local time (22.37 MSK Saturday) near the coastal area of Fukushima Prefecture, where the nuclear power plant emergency, "Fukushima-1". Hearth tremors occur at a depth of 90 kilometers below the ocean surface.

Warning about the threat of a tsunami was not announced.

Another powerful earthquake of magnitude 5.9 occurred in the south of the island of Hokkaido. Earthquakes have been recorded

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Earthquakes do not threaten Moscow, but the town is an ancient rift

Moscow is located in a seismically safe natural environment, so the earthquake in the metropolitan area can not be, but the city is on an ancient fault, so you can not completely eliminate the risk, according to seismologists.

"The Moscow region is one of aseismic regions, that is, natural earthquake here … can not be", — said the director of the Geophysical Service RAS Alexei Malovichko Tuesday RIA Novosti at a round table dedicated to the 33rd General Assembly of the European Seismological Commission.

He noted that the capital can reach waves from earthquakes in other regions.

At the same

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