Earthquakes related to the Altai mountain building — scientist

Earthquake in Altai Mountains magnitude 5.2 occurred on Thursday, and the subsequent two weaker shock associated with the processes of mountain building in the region, weak shocks may be repeated for some time, told RIA Novosti on Friday, Director of the Geophysical Service of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences Viktor Seleznev.

On Thursday, at 11.35 MSK 65 kilometers from the village to a depth Aktas 42 kilometers recorded earthquake of magnitude 5.4. According to some data, Geophysical Survey, Russian Academy of Sciences, earthquake, recorded in the Altai Republic, on Thursday, had a magnitude of 5.2. Seismic

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Scientists: An earthquake measuring 9 can be repeated in Japan

In the next thirty years in Japan could be repeated about 9.0 magnitude earthquake — the same capacity as the spring. The probability of such a strong quake is 30%. Seismological data of the study published today, the Japanese national newspaper Asahi. According to experts, the epicenter of the earthquake can be located in the Pacific Ocean area off the coast of Iwate Prefecture in the north-east the main Japanese island of Honshu to the Boso Peninsula, located near Tokyo. According to seismologists, the quake caused the energy can be of tectonic plates, which is not fully

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Another earthquake in Chile

MOSCOW, November 23 — RIA Novosti. Earthquake of magnitude 5.4 occurred in the northern part of Chile, according to the U.S. Geological Survey website.

The epicenter of earthquakes that occurred in 22.43 local time Tuesday (04.43 MSK medium), was 103 kilometers south-east of the city of Calama, the earthquake lies at a depth of 141.2 kilometers.

No casualties or damage were reported. No tsunami threat.

At the end of February 2010 in Chile by an earthquake of magnitude 8.8 and ensuing tsunami killed more than 500 people. The country is located in a zone of the Pacific "fire zone" where

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String to Altai surveys earthquake damaged buildings

Buildings and structures in the Altai Mountains, the victims in the last two days, a series of earthquakes, are examined using a mobile diagnostic system "string" — it should arrive in the region in the near future, told RIA Novosti, the representative of the government.

On Thursday, at 11.35 MSK 65 kilometers from the village to a depth Aktas 42 kilometers recorded strong earthquake. According to some data, Geophysical Survey SB RAS, its magnitude was 5.2. After that the region was three zemletryaseniyamagnitudoy from 2.7 to 3.6. On Friday, in the Gorno-Altaisk was an extraordinary meeting of the committee for

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Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 occurred in Bolivia

Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 occurred on Tuesday in the department of Beni in northern Bolivia, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey. The epicenter of earthquakes that occurred in 14.48 local time (21.48 MSK), located 60 kilometers south-west of the city of Trinidad, the earthquake lies at a depth of 533.3 kilometers.

No casualties or damage were reported.

No tsunami threat.

5.6-magnitude earthquake occurred in Chile

Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 occurred on Tuesday morning local time in Chile, according to the Mexican television. Injuries or damage have been recorded. According to the Institute of Seismology of the University of Chile, the epicenter was located 170 kilometers from the capital, Santiago, at a depth of about 4 kilometers. Tremors were felt in several parts of the central South American country. Seismologists say that this earthquake was preceded by a few hours earlier, two underground hit smaller force. At the end of February 2010 in Chile by an earthquake of magnitude 8.8 and ensuing tsunami killed more

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Off the coast of Papua — New Guinea earthquake

To the north of Papua — New Guinea earthquake with magnitude 5.7

According to RBC, citing U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 99 km north of the town of Vanimo, 560 km from the capital, Port Moresby. Hearth lies at a depth 29.7 km.

Reports of possible tsunamis were reported. Information on casualties or damage so far.

Islands of Papua — New Guinea belong to the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire — a zone of high seismic activity. Earthquakes occur there regularly. Most of them are minor variations of the crust and not a threat.

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Two earthquakes in Kamchatka

Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, November 19 — RIA Novosti. Earthquakes of magnitude 4.1 and 4.5 occurred on Saturday night on the east coast of Kamchatka, told RIA Novosti the Geophysical Service of Russian Academy of Sciences.

The epicenter of the first earthquake, the magnitude of which was 4.5, was located in the source of the river Tolmachev, 70 kilometers south-west of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. The earthquake lies at a depth of 100 kilometers.

Two hours later, at the same depth registered a magnitude 4.1 jolt. Its epicenter was located near the foot of the Klyuchevskaya the north-east of Kamchatka.

Significant fluctuations in the soil are

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The earthquake off the coast of New Zealand

MOSCOW, November 18 — RIA Novosti. 6.1 magnitude earthquake reported off the coast of New Zealand, said on Friday the U.S. Geological Survey website (USGS).

According to the service, the tremors have been recorded in 19.51 local time (11.51 MSK). The earthquake lies at a depth of 26 kilometers. The epicenter was located 158 kilometers north-east of Gisborne (Gisborne).

Data on injuries or damage. Message about the threat of a tsunami has been reported.

Earlier on Friday in the same area were recorded earthquakes of magnitude 5.7.

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Scientists explain earthquakes activation period of the planet

Turkey hit by the third in the devastating earthquake. On the eve of the long-suffering Van province registered magnitude 5.2 tremor score. Previous earthquakes in the region occurred on November 9 and 23 October. In general, the list of victims, more than 600 people.

At the same time the earth goes under the feet of people in Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Italy, Indonesia and Haiti. Shakes in the Crimea and in the lake. It seems that the global cataclysm is not such a Hollywood fantasy. But is it actually leading "Russia am"It became the Deputy Director of the Institute

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