Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred in the Philippines

Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred on Tuesday night in the far east of the southern Philippine island of Mindanao, but a warning of the possibility of a tsunami was not announced, reported at the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (FIVS).

The epicenter of quake felt by residents of several areas in the south of the country, located eight kilometers north of the city in the province of South Barobo Surigao, said experts. Its center was located at a depth of 176 kilometers.

Institute seismologists do not expect reports significant damage or casualties from the earthquake, but warned of the

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Strong earthquake in Iran, 230 injured

Up to 230 people were today injured in earthquake in northeastern Iran. This is the agency Reutersr with reference to Iranian state television. Previously reported 100 postradvshih. Most of the victims have already received the necessary medical care, 15 people were hospitalized with broken bones and head injuries.

An earthquake of magnitude 5.5 occurred on Thursday night. The epicenter was about 10 km from the city of Nishapur — a major administrative center of the north-eastern Iranian province of Khorasan-Rezavi. Reports of the dead have been received. In a number of places near Nishapur destroyed dilapidated dwellings, ITAR-TASS reported.

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Earthquake in Indonesia, Iran and Mexico

Two earthquakes of magnitude 6.3 and 5.7 on the Richter scale took place last night in the eastern part of the Indonesian Archipelago, RIA Novosti reported.

Meanwhile, in Iran was the most powerful in 10 years earthquake. In the northeast, Stren day January 19 magnitude earthquake 5.5. As a result, injured some 100 people, 17 injured were hospitalized.

Aftershocks were shattered windows in buildings Nishapur and damaged communication facilities, and destroyed the walls of houses in some surrounding rural areas, according to lenta.ru

January 21 in Mexico there was massive earthquake 6.2 scores. Strong tremors were felt in the state

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Plate tectonics in Pakistan is moving like a caterpillar — scientists

Kohat plateau in north-western Pakistan is a special geological structure, which moves on the surface of another tectonic plate small, successive short steps — about the same as a caterpillar, say Indian and American geologists in a paper published in the journal Nature Geoscience.

Bilhem Roger (Roger Bilham) from the University of Colorado at Boulder (USA) and his colleagues believe that "tracked" the motion of the plateau was the cause of the mysterious earthquake May 20, 1992, the strength of which reached 6 points on the Richter scale. To date, this event is considered the most powerful earthquake for

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.8 occurred in the Philippines

Earthquake of magnitude 5.8 occurred in the area Babuyan islands in the Philippines, according to the Associated Press referring to the USGS

Earthquakes have been recorded in 511 kilometers north of the capital city of Manila, the earthquake was located at a depth of 25.5 kilometers. No casualties or damage as a result of the elements are not reported. The threat of a tsunami is also not reported.

Indonesia and the Philippines are part of the so-called "Pacific Ring of Fire": the tectonic plates that form the bottom of the Indian and western Pacific oceans, come here under the Asian

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.4 occurred in Tuva

Earthquake of magnitude 5.4 occurred in Tuva on Monday, victims and destructions, told RIA Novosti director Altai-Sayan Branch of Geophysical Service of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences Alexander Emanov.

According to him, the earthquake occurred in the Kaa-Khem district of the republic is about 100 kilometers from Kyzyl to 9.13 MSK.

"Today's earthquake is the result of the process after the December afteshokovogo strong seismic event. Magnitude in its epicenter is about 5.4 percent, reports of casualties, and earthquakes have been reported," — said the official.

6.7 magnitude earthquake with intensity of 8.9 points occurred in

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In Český Krumlov at night there was an earthquake

For about an hour the night in Cesky Krumlov has short tremors. Propulsion reached 2.4 on the Richter scale.

For the Czech countryside is pretty strong aftershocks. All the more so in this region are not typical even small earthquake. Scientists assert that the static homes are not affected.

Tremors in Krumlov accompanied strong sound, which is why some people call the police.

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Sound during earthquakes.

Each is accompanied by a strong earthquake sound effect. Eyewitnesses describe the sound in different ways. He likened it thunder, the thunder of the train, the whistle of the wind, the

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Off the coast of Indonesia experienced a massive earthquake

Aftershocks of magnitude 7.3 shook the Indian Ocean near Indonesia. Declared a tsunami threat.

The epicenter was located at 30 kilometers beneath the ocean floor.

According to a geological agency Arina Akhira Indonesia, is the danger of a tsunami. Under scrutiny is province of Aceh, where the first, in case of a disaster, will blow.

It is known that in Indonesia a strong seismic activity, due to its location on the Pacific volcanic ring of fire. There are regular volcanic eruptions and earthquakes.

Source: lifenews

Indonesian authorities canceled a tsunami threat after massive earthquake

January 11. Indonesian

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Strong earthquake caused panic in the Chilean capital

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake occurred on Monday in central Chile, causing panic among the population of the capital of Santiago, according to TV Venezolana de Television.

The epicenter was located 150 kilometers from the capital. No casualties or damage have been reported yet. But a series of aftershocks forced the inhabitants to leave the town in panic houses and run out into the street.

Chile is located in the zone of the Pacific "fire zone" where 85% of all recorded earthquakes in the world. At the end of February 2010 in Chile by an earthquake with a magnitude of 8.8 and

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January 2 in Romania was 20 earthquakes

Several earthquakes (about 20) of a magnitude of 2 to 4.4 on the Richter scale occurred in two zones Romania — Vrancea Mountains and in the Romanian lowland areas of Sinai, roots and Brebu.

As the Honorary Director of the Romanian National Institute of Physics of the Earth George Mermuryanu "earthquake occurred not cause larger fluctuations in underground formations."

"The first tremors were reported on Sunday evening, January 1, in Vrancea Mountains at a depth of 114 kilometers, and the last — in 2 hours and 15 minutes in the night from Sunday to Monday," — according to the

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