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On the border of Iran and Iraq began a series of earthquakes

On the border of Iran and Iraq on April 20, a series of earthquakes, the strongest of which reached magnitude 5.1.

The epicenter was in shock 74 miles from the Iraqi city of Amarah. The earthquake lies at a depth of 34.2 kilometers.

The earthquake followed by a series of aftershocks, the magnitude of the most powerful of which reached 5.0. Information on casualties or damage were reported.

On Wednesday near the city of Bam in southeastern Iran, there was also an earthquake of magnitude 5.1.

Note that Iran is among the ten most earthquake-prone regions of the world, there

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The noise was an earthquake

Previously reported in the Western media about the strange noises, which were recorded geological surveys, but to understand their nature, nobody could. Now, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported that these noises were missing earthquakes. They took place earlier this week in one of the cities in the east of Wisconsin, where the actual scientists and studied a number of unexplained sounds. Geological Survey recorded the quake at 1.5 points in Clintonville, a town of 4,600 people, located about 60 km away. west of Green Bay.

Geophysicist Paul Caruso said the loud noise underground is known to accompany an earthquake.

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Video footage of the earthquake in Mexico.

Earthquake of magnitude 7.9 occurred in the Mexican city of Acapulco. Earthquakes have been recorded 12.02 local time (21.02 MSK). The earthquake lies at a depth of 17.5 kilometers, the epicenter of the quake was located 25 kilometers to the east of the city Ometepek and 186 kilometers east of Acapulco.

Tremors were felt in the capital Mexico City — shook the building, residents ran in terror to the streets. Cell phones do not work, there is no electricity, although the capital starts to calm down. Normal road conditions.

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In Indonesia, a powerful earthquake

An earthquake measuring 5.5 occurred this morning in the eastern part of Indonesia, the tsunami is not expected, according to the National Department of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics, Indonesia. Quake epicenter was located 150 kilometers north-west of the archipelago of Aru, in the province of the Moluccas, and the center-lying just 11 km under the sea Seram. No casualties or destruction of messages have been reported yet. In Indonesia is the world's most earthquake. In 2004, at the north-western coast of Sumatra, there was the strongest in 40 years the world's earthquakes. Consequent tsunami claimed the lives of hundreds of

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In Romania again warned of a severe earthquake in the next two years

Strong earthquake could occur in Romania in the next two years. According to the Romanian edition Adevarul, chairman of the department of forecasting the European Seismological Commission Purcari George said Romania could be harmed by the powerful earthquake measuring around 7 on the Richter scale by the end of 2013.

According to him, according to the research, an earthquake of magnitude 7.6 will occur in the next two years — more precisely predict a natural disaster is not possible.

According to the Romanian seismologists, 6-magnitude earthquake would be devastating for the capital of Romania, where the debris can be lost

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Mexico rocked five earthquakes (photos, video)

Swept through Mexico five earthquakes. Tremors occurred after an earthquake of magnitude 7.8 points, which occurred on Tuesday.

According to news channel 24, the epicenter was located in the state of Guerrero, where damaged and destroyed at least 800 homes.

The earthquake in Mexico City bridge collapsed, debris fell on his van. No casualties.

Also in the capital, electricity was cut off, did not work mobile communications.

Roads and railways are continuing reconstruction work. According to preliminary estimations of experts, the total losses from the earthquake is about 100 million dollars.

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Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 occurred in the east of Indonesia

Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 occurred in the Indonesian province of Papua on the island of New Guinea, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Earthquakes have been recorded in the medium 02.56 local time (19.56 MSK Tuesday). The earthquake lies at a depth of 66.9 kilometers, the epicenter of the shock was located at 153 km south-west of the city of Jayapura.

About the destruction or injuries were reported. Information about the threat of a tsunami also been reported.

The island of New Guinea is part of the so-called "Pacific Ring of Fire" (powerful tectonic fault), characterized by high seismic

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Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred in Tuva

Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred 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.

"An earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred in Tuva at 13.00 local time on Sunday, his energy class 12.6", — the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Two strong earthquakes occurred in Tuva in recent months. First strong earthquake of magnitude 6.7 with intensity of 9.8 occurred in Tuva 27 December 2011 in the Kaa-Khem district of the republic in 100 kilometers east of Kyzyl at a depth of ten kilometers.

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All continents will merge again in Pangaea

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In the recent, in geological terms, the future, all the continents and islands of the Earth can merge. The recent earthquake in Southeast Asia proves that the continents gradually approach each other, and after 250 million years, all the continents of the Earth "unite" in a single

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Earthquakes in the Philippines, there are victims

The number of victims of the earthquake that struck on Friday in the Philippines has risen to 45, according to Agence France-Presse, with reference to the local civil defense. Previously reported 23 casualties.

5.9 magnitude earthquake did not lead to destruction, but caused panic among the visitors of the shopping center. According to the agency, most of the victims — that visitors to the shopping center, injured in a stampede.

The last earthquake in the Philippines happened on February 6. The central part of the Philippine archipelago once again rocked the tremors of magnitude 6.9. As a result, killing at

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