4.5-magnitude earthquake occurred in western Greece

4.5 magnitude earthquake recorded in Thursday afternoon in western Greece, said the global monitoring of the U.S. Geological Survey. According to him, the epicenter was located 25 kilometers from the city of Patras — the third largest in Greece. The earthquake was located at a relatively shallow depth — about ten kilometers. Local TV stations report that the residents of Patras felt an earthquake, but information relating to property damage have been reported. Earthquakes of this magnitude usually do not cause damage in Greece because of anti-seismic standards in construction.

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5.9 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Mexico

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 5.9 occurred on Tuesday in the Gulf of California off the coast of Mexico, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey. Earthquakes have been recorded at 11:44 local time (21:44 MSK). The epicenter was located 87 kilometers south-west of the city of Los Mochis in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. Hearth lies at a depth 10.2 kilometers. Information on casualties or damage were reported. The threat of a tsunami is not reported.

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In Indonesia, an earthquake of magnitude 5.4, no tsunami threat

An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the use in Indonesia Richter scale occurred on Thursday in the western part of the world's largest archipelago, Indonesia, no tsunami threat, RIA Novosti reported at the National Directorate of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (NUMKG).

Quake epicenter was located at 146 km south-west of the city Gunungsitoli on the small island of Nias off the northwest coast of the sixth-largest in the world of the island of Sumatra. Its center was located at a depth of 21 kilometers from the surface of the Indian Ocean.

NUMKG does not expect any significant damage because the earthquake

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Yetirmishli: Azerbaijan crack stretching from Salyan to Hajigabul formed not on the strength of earthquakes

According Gurban Yetirmishli in Azerbaijan will set new seismic station.

"In order to understand the relationship with the crack to earthquakes in the area from Salyan to Hajigabul produce seismic survey."

On this, as the AZE.az, the director of the Center of Seismological Service of ANAS Gurban Yetirmishli in an interview with APA. He said that a strong earthquake could lead to the formation of cracks. However, in the territory of such a force was not an earthquake, "Earthquakes in Shirvan nobody felt. The fact that this crack occurred not on the strength of an earthquake. To clarify this issue

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In Kyrgyzstan, there were two powerful earthquakes

In Kyrgyzstan on Wednesday night, there were two earthquakes. As reported at the Mediterranean Seismological Centre, the first magnitude was 6.2, the epicenter was located at a depth of 10 kilometers, 34 kilometers south-west of Fergana (Uzbekistan), 404 kilometers from Bishkek. Groundwater level were recorded in 00.35 local time.

RIA Novosti reported that strong tremors were felt in Tashkent. Residents of the Uzbek capital ran out of the apartments.

Just over an hour later there was a second less strong earthquake of magnitude 4.4. Its epicenter was located 68 kilometers south of the Fergana at a depth of one

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NTs OMZ: wave earthquake swept across Russia

The site NTs OMZ posted an article about the last wave of earthquakes in Russia and experiments to test hypotheses about the relationship between seismic and geomagnetic activity. Here is the text of the material completely.

A series of disturbing earthquakes occurred in Russia in the past week. July 10, "shaken" with magnitude 4.5 Ural Mountains, July 16 — Baikal M 5.7 and July 18 was the deepest (499 km) earthquake in the Sea of Okhotsk with magnitude 5.2. All marked VRP occurred in accordance with Seismomagnetic meridians run for 14 or 21 days ± 2 days.

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In New Zealand, have found a second Fukushima

The first major earthquake, will cover the second largest city in New Zealand, there have been 10 months ago. Five months later Kraysterch shuddered under a new more powerful tremors, resulting in 181 people killed and the center of the city in ruins. The last major earthquake in Kraysterche happened a few hours ago, reports the Associated Press.

Since September 2010, seismologists have recorded in Kraysterche 7500 earthquake, which means that more than 20 earthquakes a day. Seriously injured the city, however, still breathing. Many have left the city for good, leaving behind their homes and stay

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A powerful typhoon has deadly off the southern coast of Japan

Japan can expect more trouble. Unfortunately, no less serious than the earthquake in March 2011. The fact that the Japan Meteorological Agency warned of the approach of a powerful typhoon to located in the southern islands of Okinawa Daito, said on Sunday television NHK. As of Sunday 23.00 local time (18.00 MSK), the epicenter of the typhoon, known as "Ma-on» (Ma-on), was located 250 kilometers east of the Daito Islands and was moving in a northwesterly direction at a speed of about 20 kilometers per hour. It is expected that the typhoon will reach the coast of

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The sharp increase in the number of recorded earthquakes

At least for the last 12 years in 2011 — the only one that leads in the number of major earthquakes recorded.

The Irish Meteorological Service (weather service online — annotated. Translator) Using data from the U.S. National Geological Survey, conducted a study that the earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0-9.9 from 1 January to 19 June 2011 have already exceeded the total number of seismic events of 2001, 2002 and 2003 combined. Over the past 12 years, the total number of recorded earthquakes in 2011, is also expected to exceed the total number of seismic events that occurred in

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The earthquake in the Marmara Region of Turkey

Earthquake in Turkey, a magnitude 4.7 on the Richter scale occurred in the province of Bilecik, in the Marmara Region. Tremors were also felt in the neighboring areas, including Istanbul and Sakarya. Research Institute of Earthquake announced that the epicenter of the earthquake was in Bozyuyyuk.

The quake caused panic in the area. Many people are in a hurry to flee their homes. Tremors were felt 04.07 points on Monday night. Tuesday morning and in the afternoon there were two earthquakes of magnitude 2.7 and 3.1 points. Some buildings suffered minor damage.

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