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Virginia shaken again: More than 20 aftershock tremors

The U.S. Geological Survey reported several aftershocks at 5:09 this morning. The epicenter was four miles south-east of the city, where there was a 5.8-magnitude earthquake last Tuesday. Reported more than 20 tremors of magnitude 4.5 to 1.8.

It is learned that as a result of shocks August 23 barrels of radioactive nuclear waste at nuclear power plants in Virginia moved to 11 cm from its original position. The earthquake, which was felt up to the Canadian Toronto, shifted 25 barrels, each more than 5 meters high and weighing 115 tons, located on the tarmac of the local nuclear

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A series of earthquakes swept across the Asia-Pacific region

Ring of Fire shook in several places, according meteonova. According to the Australian National Seismological Service, the epicenter located in several places in western Indonesia, the archipelago of Tonga (Polynesia) and in New Zealand. An earthquake measuring 5.0 occurred today on the island of Tioman (North Sumatra). The epicenter of tremors that were felt in a radius of 169 km, is 50 km to the south of the Salang at a depth of 35 km. Information on casualties or damage have been reported yet. Experts estimate that a tsunami is unlikely. Similar in strength 5.0-magnitude earthquake occurred in the area

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In the southern Philippines was a major earthquake

In the southern Philippines, an earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale, according to the Institute of Volcanology and Seismology.

Recall, on July 26 off the coast of the Philippines earthquake of magnitude 5.9.

Earthquakes have been recorded in 35 km from the town of Ibla Sambales province. The earthquake was located at a depth of 30 km. After the initial hesitation was somewhat weaker aftershocks, informed the local Center of Volcanology and Seismology.

Recall, the Philippine archipelago is part of the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire, consisting of seismic zones.

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Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 occurred in the area of Vanuatu in the Pacific Ocean

Magnitude 6.2 earthquake occurred off the coast of Vanuatu in the South Pacific, the site of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Earthquakes have been recorded at 10:06 local time (3:06 MSK). According to seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 79 km south-west of the capital city of Port Vila. The earthquake lies at a depth of 10.1 kilometers. No injuries, possible damage were reported. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Miami reports no threat of a tsunami from the earthquake.

An earthquake measuring six and above is considered strong and can lead to the destruction of buildings and

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U.S. shocked the most powerful earthquake in 40 years

August 23 in the United States near the border of Colorado and New Mexico experienced the most powerful earthquake in 40 years. Seismologists recorded earthquakes, the most powerful of which was a magnitude 5.3 on the Richter scale.

Initially seismologists reported strength shocks 5.5 on the Richter scale.

Land near the border of Colorado and New Mexico shaken 4 major earthquake and several aftershocks from 22 to 23 August. August 22 is the strongest quake seismologists estimated at 4.9 on the Richter scale. Underground vibrations damaged several homes and caused the displacement of the highway.

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In Papua New Guinea, an earthquake of magnitude 6

In Papua New Guinea, an earthquake of magnitude 6. Earthquakes have been recorded in 98 km from the capital of New Britain g.Kimbe and 597 km from the capital of Papua New Guinea g.Port Moresby at a depth of 81.8 km. Reported by the U.S. Geological Survey.

Information about the destruction and casualties have been reported yet.

Papua — New Guinea is one of the most seismically active regions in the world, earthquakes are occurring regularly.

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In Afghanistan, an earthquake of magnitude 5.2

KABUL, August 18. In the north-east of Afghanistan at night, an earthquake measuring 5.2 points.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of earthquakes that were recorded at a depth of 55.7 km, was located at 132 km south-west of the city of Faizabad, near the border with Tajikistan.

The possible casualties or damage were sooschaetsya.

Recall, May 15, an earthquake of magnitude 5.9 occurred in the north-eastern Afghanistan, 56 km from the border with Pakistan. The epicenter was located at a depth of 207 km at a distance of 76 km to the south of Faizabad and

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In Indonesia, there was a second day of an earthquake of magnitude 6.5

JAKARTA, Aug. 16 — RIA Novosti, Mikhail Tsyganov.The second a few hours magnitude 6.5 earthquake occurred on Tuesday in Indonesia, no tsunami threat, RIA Novosti reported at the National Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (NUMKG) of Indonesia.

Quake epicenter was located in the east of the country — at 163 kilometers north-west of the provincial capital of Ambon Moluccas and center lies at a depth of 10 kilometers.

No casualties or destruction Nothing to report.

Earlier in the afternoon on the western coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra earthquake with the same magnitude. Its epicenter was 547 kilometers south-west of

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Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred in Guatemala

BUENOS AIRES, Aug. 14 — RIA Novosti, Alexander Solovsky.Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred on Sunday at 119 kilometers west of Guatemala City, the data on casualties and property damage do not, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Earthquakes have been recorded at 19.21 MSK. Their epicenter was located 40 kilometers to the south of the city of Quetzaltenango at a depth 69 kilometers.

Quetzaltenango City since 1839 was the capital of the country. After the devastating earthquake in 1902 the capital was moved to Guatemala City.

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In western Ukraine, an earthquake, no casualties

KIEV, August 10 — RIA Novosti.An earthquake measuring up to four points occurred on Wednesday in the west of Ukraine, according to preliminary data, no one was hurt, the website of the country's Ministry of Emergency Situations.

"In the morning on August 10 in the town of Beregovo Transcarpathian region recorded tremors three or four on the Richter scale. According to preliminary data, injuries, casualties among the population, the destruction of buildings and structures is not fixed, "- said in a statement.

Transcarpathia, which is located in the west of Ukraine, is to seismically dangerous areas.

In 2010, the

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