Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 occurred in the Japanese island of Kyushu

Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 occurred on Wednesday near the southern coast of the southern Japanese island of Kyushu, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter of earthquakes that occurred in 07.57 MSK, was located at 127 kilometers southeast of the city of Ibusuki, the focus lies at a depth of 41.5 kilometers.

No casualties or damage were reported, no threat of a tsunami.

Earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred in southern Iran

Earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred on Tuesday in southern Iran in Fars province, the site of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Earthquakes have been recorded on Saturday at 10.17 local time (23.17 MSK), 128 kilometers from the city of Firouzabad, at a depth of 10 kilometers. Information on casualties or damage have been reported yet.

A week ago, in the north-western province of East Azerbaijan a devastating earthquake of magnitude 6.5. As a result, many villages were destroyed around the city of Tabriz, killing more than 300 people and injured thousands.

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

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Magnitude 6.6 earthquake occurred in Indonesia

Earthquake of magnitude 6.6 occurred on Saturday on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, reported at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Aftershocks were recorded in 17.41 local time (13.41 MSK) at 44 kilometers from the village of Palu (Palu). The earthquake lies at a depth of ten kilometers.

Tsunami threat was not announced. Information on casualties or damage have been reported yet.

Indonesia is the most seismically active regions in the world. In 2004, at the north-western coast of Sumatra, there was the strongest in 40 years earthquake. Consequent tsunami claimed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in 12

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In the north-western Iran earthquake with magnitude 5.1

Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred on Tuesday in the northwest of Iran in East Azerbaijan Province, the site of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Earthquakes have been recorded at 32 kilometers from the city of Ahar in East Azerbaijan province, at a depth of 14 kilometers. Information on casualties or damage have been reported yet.

Last Friday, in East Azerbaijan a devastating earthquake of magnitude 6.5. As a result, many villages were destroyed 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, there is almost every

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An earthquake measuring 5.0 occurred west of Sumatra

An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Indonesian seismologists use the Richter scale occurred on Tuesday morning on the west coast of Sumatra, the tsunami is not expected, RIA Novosti reported at the National Directorate of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (NUMKG) of Indonesia.

Quake epicenter was located in 443 kilometers north-west of Simeulue island in the western Indonesian province of Aceh, the earthquake lies at a depth of ten kilometers below the surface of the Indian Ocean. NUMKG not expect death and destruction as a result of this earthquake.

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Sakhalin residents felt the earthquake tremors force 2-3 points

Residents of the southern and central part of Sakhalin on Tuesday felt tremors up to 3 points, the epicenter of the earthquake was in the Sea of Okhotsk, according to the Emergencies Ministry, the threat of a tsunami has not been announced, told RIA Novosti the seismic "Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk".

According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the epicenter of the 7.3 magnitude quake was located 168 kilometers northeast of the city Poronaisk on Sakhalin Island and 273 kilometers from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk — the administrative center of the Sakhalin region. Hearth tremors occur at depths 582 km.

As the representative of seismic "Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk"

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Residents complain of Novosibirsk tremors like an earthquake

Residents complain of Novosibirsk on the Internet at jerks like earthquake that rock the house.

One of the residents told RIA Novosti on Tuesday morning, he felt a little push, from which, as it seemed to stagger his house, located in the center of Novosibirsk.

"This morning the house slightly staggered. Long home fern branches swayed," — said the woman, who lives on the top floor of a 10-storey building. According to her, on Monday, she heard a noise like the explosions at a military training ground.

Patient in a hospital, also located in the city center, told the news

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6.3 magnitude earthquake occurred in north-western Iran

Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 occurred in the north-west of Iran, said on Saturday the U.S. Geological Survey website.

Earthquakes have been recorded at a depth of 9.8 kilometers to 32 kilometers from the city of Ahar. No casualties or damage from the earthquake until the information has been received.

Iran is among the ten most earthquake-prone regions of the world, there is almost every ten years an earthquake with magnitude greater than 7.0. Thus, in December 2003, 6.3 magnitude earthquake victims in Bam in the south-east of the country were more than 31 thousand people, about 42 thousand were

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Earthquake in Bosnia and Herzegovina has been simmering third day

New earthquake of magnitude 4.6 occurred on Monday near the town of Zenica in central Bosnia and Herzegovina, no casualties, but the local people, panic-stricken, the Federal Hydrometeorological Institute.

The epicenter of the earthquake that occurred today at 11.01 (01.13 MSK), located seven kilometers from Zenica. First push the power 4.6 points occurred in the Balkan country as early as the night of July 28. Since then, in Zenica repeatedly documented new tremors. This is one of the most powerful earthquakes in BiH over the past forty years.

According to Bosnian media, new earthquake caused panic in Zenica, where many

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Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 occurred in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 occurred on Saturday night in the central part of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the victims and no serious damage, according to the civil defense.

The epicenter of the earthquake, which occurred in 12.1 (12.03 MSK), located in the town of Zenica. Strong tremors were felt in various parts of the Balkan countries, including in the capital, Sarajevo and Banja Luka, Bihac, Gorazde. It is also reported that the quake was felt in neighboring countries — Croatia and Serbia.

According to Bosnian media reports, the earthquake caused panic in Zenica. Many residents fled their homes for a long

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