5.9 magnitude earthquake occurred off the west coast of the U.S.

MOSCOW, Oct. 13 — RIA Novosti. Earthquake of magnitude 5.9 occurred in the Pacific Ocean off the west coast of the U.S. state of Oregon, said on Thursday the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

The epicenter of earthquake was located at 233 kilometers west of the city of Coos Bay, the earthquake lies at a depth of 10 kilometers.

Earthquakes have been recorded at 16.13 local time (08.13 MSK).

Information on the possible destruction and casualties were reported.

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Near Bali powerful earthquake

6.0 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Indonesia's popular tourist island of Bali.

Epitsentr quake was located 100 kilometers south-west of the city of Denpasar, the center lies at a depth of 61 kilometers, said on Thursday, October 13, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Earthquakes have been recorded at 11:16 local time (6:16 in Kiev).

Information on the possible destruction and deaths as well as the likelihood of a tsunami has been reported.

Indonesia is part of the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire (powerful tectonic fault), causing frequent earthquakes in the region.

In December 2004, the strongest in 40

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In southern Greece earthquake

Two earthquake magnitude 4.2 and 4.1 on the Richter scale took place last night in the area Messinia in the south of the peninsula Peloponnesus at 04:20 and 07:44, respectively. The epicenter was near the village of Ihaliya 170 km south-west of the Greek capital.

Depth Earthquakes located close enough to the surface, so the slack for Greece earthquakes have caused significant damage to old houses and alarmed residents Kalamata and Tripoli, administrative centers of Messina and Arcadia. Many kalamattsy remember well a strong earthquake in 1986.

According to the mayor Ihalii Filippos Bamisa, all victims in the village

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In the mountains of the Vrancea earthquake measuring 4.7 points

Tiraspol, October 04 (New Region, Olga Kuryleva) — In eastern Romania on October 4 at 5:40 am there was an earthquake of magnitude 4.7 points, the correspondent of "New Region". According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter was located 130 kilometers north of Bucharest, in Vrancea mountain range — the most earthquake-prone areas of Romania. The earthquake lies at a depth of 128.4 km. A short push of approx 3 — 3.5 points well there in Chisinau, much weaker — in Tiraspol. Emergency services from Romania and Moldova on casualties or damage were reported. According to the Center of

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Earthquake shook Transcarpathia

October 2 near the village Synevir Transcarpathian region recorded a 3.7 earthquake on the Richter scale.

As the channel News 24, no adverse effects of the tremors have not caused.

The last time the region was recorded earthquake August 10, 2011 near the town of Beregovo Transcarpathian region. Then the force of tremors was 4.3 on the Richter scale.

Transcarpathia belongs to the seismically active zone. In 2010, in two recorded earthquakes.

Seismologists warn earthquake and volcano could destroy all life in the Canary Islands

Seismologists from the National Geographic Institute of the Canary Islands in Spain have warned of the possibility of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions in the coming days.

In particular, the island of El Hierro, relating to the Canary Islands, assigned to the "yellow level" alarm. According to the statement of seismologists, struck the island a powerful earthquake, which is likely to be accompanied by a volcanic eruption.

Thousands of local residents and tourists have already prepared for the emergency evacuation of the area of possible disaster.

Evidence of a major earthquake came on the night of Sunday to Monday, when the

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A series of earthquakes up to 5.2 magnitude occurred in New Zealand

A series of earthquakes occurred on Sunday in New Zealand, according to Xinhua news agency, citing the geological service of the country.

The first quake of magnitude 3.6 was recorded in 15 kilometers from Methven (Methven), located 90 kilometers from the city of Christchurch in the South Island. In the Christchurch earthquakes of magnitude 4.6 was felt on Sunday night.

Then there was another earthquake, whose magnitude was 5.2 — 25 kilometers from the city of Waverly Place (Waverley) in the north. The epicenter was located at a depth of 138 kilometers. Also aftershocks of magnitude 3.4 to 3.6 were

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Europe offers the most powerful earthquake of 7.5 points

In Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands could be 7-7.5 earthquake on the Richter scale and the possible catastrophic consequences, such as the earthquake in Haiti in early 2010. The question is when will it happen?

The earthquake, which occurred in the Netherlands, it was nothing compared to what lies ahead. According to geologist Ronald van Baalen (Ronald van Baalen, University of Amsterdam), this is not a question of "if" but a question of "when" a very large earthquake hit the country?

In this case, particularly affected the province of Limburg and Liège. "The eastern part of Belgium is more

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On the island of Honshu recorded on the 7th day after the earthquake

In the northeastern Tohoku region on the Japanese island of Honshu today at 16:34 local time (11:34 MSK), there was another earthquake of magnitude 5.6.

According to ITAR-TASS news agency, it is the seventh earthquake, fixed for the day in the region.

Area underground rumors also covered southern Japan's northernmost island of Hokkaido.

The epicenter was located off the coast of Iwate Prefecture, its center lies at a depth of about 10 kilometers. The strongest tremors were felt in the prefectures of Iwate, Aomori, Miyagi, Akita, Yamagata, Niigata and Fukushima.

Earlier, it was reported that in the northeast of the

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In the Pacific, there have been four earthquakes

In the Pacific Ocean, 460 km south-east of the city of Yuzhno-Kurilsk (Kunashir Island) this morning there was an earthquake of magnitude 7.1. According to the press service of the Russian Emergencies Ministry General Directorate for Sakhalin region, the earthquake was recorded at 06:36 Sakhalin time (23:36 MSK 16 September). After that, for two hours was three earthquakes with magnitudes 5.8 — 6.0 — 5.9. Their epicenter was in the Pacific Ocean, the removal from Yuzhno-Kurilsk was more than 400 km to the south-east. On Sakhalin Island (it is composed of all the Kuril Islands) data earthquakes were not

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