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More than 300 people of Iran are victims of two earthquakes

More than 300 people of Iran are victims of two earthquakes Natural Disasters

Overcrowded hospitals northwestern Iran helped several thousand people after two powerful earthquakes that took place on 11 August 2012. About 300 people died in the disaster.

Was recorded about 60 small earthquakes that caused panic among the population. As a result, thousands of people spent the night in tents or on the streets for fear of repeated powerful earthquakes. It is believed that the greatest losses and major damage occurred in the villages around the towns of Ahar, Varzagan and Aris, and near the major

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In the Mexican city of strong earthquake

In the Mexican city of strong earthquake Natural Disasters

December 11 at 19:47 local time near the Mexican city of Iguala was recorded earthquake of 6.5 points. Fortunately, the hypocenter was located at a depth of 64.9 km, and the epicenter at 42 km southwest of the city of Iguala, 56 km south-east of Arseliya, 62 km north-north-west of Chilpancingo and 166 km south-southwest of Mexico City.

About the event there are various data that are significantly different from each other. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has established a range of earthquake intensity from 6.7 to 6.5. Seismological Service of

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Earthquake in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Earthquake in Bosnia and Herzegovina Natural Disasters

July 28 residents of the Balkan republic witnessed the earthquake of 4.6 points, which occurred around midnight, one kilometer to the east of the city of Zenica, 18 km north-west of Cocoa. The epicenter was about 2 km in depth and had the coordinates of 44,194 ° N; 17,896 ° E. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake originated some deeper — at a depth of 5.2 km.

The main impetus for 30 minutes followed by another episode force 4.2 points. Further sensors geologists noted two more mini-earthquakes with M3,

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In Indonesia, a powerful earthquake

In Indonesia, a powerful earthquake Natural Disasters

On the western Indonesian island of Simeulue, part of the province of Aceh, an earthquake measuring 6.4 points. The epicenter was at a depth of 45.9 km and had the coordinates of 2,654 ° N; 96,191 ° E. Local people, at this time preparing to take the pre-dawn meal, according to the canons of Ramadan, were in panic because of such a strong and unexpected shock. It is reported that an elderly man with Fr. Sumatra, trying to escape from the house shaking, died from a sharp rise in blood pressure caused by

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Warning of earthquakes and landslides in the region of Kashmir

Warning of earthquakes and landslides in the region of Kashmir Danger Zone

Professor of Geological Sciences, University of Colorado, Roger Balaam says to fear magnitude 9 earthquake in Kashmir region of the Indian subcontinent. Professor still more fearful of the consequences in the form of landslides, which can not only block the Jhelum River, which flows on the India-Pakistan. As a result, the Kashmir Valley can go under the water for a long period of time, threatening severe flooding in Pakistan.

According to seismologists, the "great earthquake" occur once every 500 years. The last such earthquake in the seismic gap

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Earthquake-record holder in New Zealand actually happened

Earthquake-record holder in New Zealand had happened Natural Disasters

The recent earthquake in the Bay South Taranaki, New Zealand, as predicted by seismologists, was the most powerful earthquake in the last 119 years in the region. Propulsion was equal to seven points, the depth of the epicenter was 230 km, 60 km south-west of Opunake. It is best experienced on the west coast of the North Island and on the line of the Bay of Plenty to Canterbury.

Fortunately, which lasted about 15 seconds, the earthquake did not cause a tsunami, but it caused panic among the population

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Strong earthquake expected in New Zealand

Strong earthquake expected in New Zealand Danger Zone

Crack, stretching from Marlborough to Milford Sound, on the western ridge of the Southern Alps, potyazhennostyu 800 km, every 330 years is the cause of earthquakes in 8 points, the researchers found GNC and the University of Nevada-Reno.

The study leaves and seeds found in the river terrace in the creek near Lake Hokuri Makkerrou in northwestern Southland, north of Milford Saynd showed that in the interval from 6000 BC on these days was 24 earthquake, which was the cause of the Alpine crack. This happened in 1717, means the

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Shallow earthquake in China

Shallow earthquake in China Natural Disasters

On the border of the two Chinese provinces of Sichuan and Innan Lidzyan occurred near the town of fairly strong shallow earthquake of magnitude 5.7. The depth of the earthquake was 11 km, according to the U.S. Geological Survey — 9.3 km, which is quite dangerous for such a densely populated area, as living within range of at least 900 thousand people.

Seismic hazard maps

Two minutes after the main shock had the second episode of the power of 3.3 points. The earthquake was the destruction of more than 14

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Russian scientists have Baikal deep geophysical station

Russian scientists have unique Baikal deep geophysical station at which the equipment is placed for long-term monitoring of the electric field of the Earth, the data from this facility is expected to enable scientists to predict strong earthquakes in a few tens of hours before they begin, the director of the Institute of Applied Physics of the University of Irkutsk ( ISU) Nick weekdays.

"The first set of autonomous deep-sea station installed at a distance of nine miles from the shore, where the depth is 1370 meters. In addition, the bank is mounted magnetic variation station with

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The earthquake off the coast of Australia

The earthquake off the coast of Australia Natural Disasters

Near the south-eastern coast of Australia, there were serious shallow earthquake of 5.2 points. Its epicenter was 10 kilometers south-west of Moui, western Gippslend and 116 km from Melbourne. The depth of the earthquake, which lasted 30-40 seconds, was 9.9 km.

This earthquake was the first in 2012 in the region, and the most powerful in the last 109 years for the State of Victoria. Strong tremors caused by vibrations of the surface, and the characteristic sounds felt residents of Melbourne, as well as communities Bendigo Ballart, Geelong and

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