Japan may suffer the fate of Atlantis

While the world gossiping about the fate of Fukushima-1 in Japan is increasing among seismologists darkest forebodings. They predicted that in the next few months, the country will suffer a new, catastrophic earthquake that destroyed Tokyo. Their counterparts in the U.S. does not rule out this possibility.

Interpreter blog in mid-March, drew the attention of his readers to the fact that the earthquake of 9 points on March 11, which dealt with the huge tsunami damage in Japan — it's not the worst thing in the list of ills that have befallen the country samurai. Worst of

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5.8 magnitude earthquake occurred in Indonesia

MOSCOW, July 13 — RIA Novosti. 5.8 magnitude earthquake occurred on Wednesday night in the central part of Indonesia, according to the U.S. Geological Survey website.

Tremors occurred in the 6.6 environment local time (01.06 MSK). The epicenter was located in the Banda Sea at 232 kilometers north-west of Saumlaki Tanimbar islands. Hearth lies at a depth 126 kilometers.

No casualties, destruction and the threat of a tsunami is not reported.

Indonesia is the most seismically active area of the planet and is part of the so-called "Pacific Ring of Fire" (powerful tectonic fault).

In this part of the

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New tsunami caused panic in Fukushima

According to USGS, the earthquake occurs at depths 34.9 kilometers. The epicenter was located 250 kilometers east of emergency plant "Fukushima-1" and 411 kilometers northeast of Tokyo.

Earthquakes have been recorded on July 10 around 5:00 am Moscow time. According to estimates seismologists this is the 76th in a row and so far the most powerful aftershock of the devastating March 11 earthquake.

After hitting underground along the north-eastern coast of Japan was the tsunami. It was expected that the wave height will be half a meter, but in fact came to the shore wave height of only 10

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred in the east of Indonesia

JAKARTA, July 10 — RIA Novosti, Mikhail Tsyganov. Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred on Sunday afternoon in the east of Indonesia, told RIA Novosti in the National Department of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (NUMKG).

The epicenter of quake was located 32 kilometers north-east of Warren in West Papua province on the island of New Guinea, and the focus was at a depth of 10 kilometers.

Warning of tsunami was not announced, said the official NUMKG.

Information on casualties or damage as not available.

Two weeks earlier, at about the same area, an earthquake of magnitude 6.5, which resulted in

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.7 occurred in the east of Indonesia

JAKARTA, July 9 — RIA Novosti, Mikhail Tsyganov. Earthquake of magnitude 5.7 occurred on Saturday afternoon in eastern Indonesia, RIA Novosti reported at the National Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (NUMKG).

The epicenter was located at 146 kilometers southeast of the provincial capital of Ambon Moluccas, the center was located at a depth of 35 kilometers.

In NUMKG reported that no threat of a tsunami.

Indonesia is the most seismically active area of the planet and is part of the so-called "Pacific Ring of Fire" (powerful tectonic fault). Annually seismologists recorded there for six or seven thousand earthquakes

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A series of earthquakes occurred in the Kermadec Islands in the Pacific Ocean

A series of earthquakes occurred July 7, 2011 in the Kermadec Islands in the Pacific, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, they followed the impulse magnitude of 7.6, recorded on July 6. In total, to date, the region has recorded 23 earthquakes, except the first, most powerful tremor. The magnitude of the strongest of them were 6, 5.6 and 5.5, the weakest — 4.7 and 4.8.

The last earthquake in the region proizshlo at 7:40 MSK. Its magnitude was 5.3. The epicenter is located 96 km from the island of Raoul.

Place the earthquake marked on the map with

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Tsunami height at New Zealand islands amounted to little more than a meter

As reported vesti.ru, a tsunami wave height, originated after a powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake in the Pacific Ocean off New Zealand's Kermadec Islands, amounted to little more than a meter. The arrival of such a wave was recorded at two stations. Negative effects of the tsunami on the Kermadec Islands region, north-east of New Zealand, is not registered, the alarm is removed, told Itar-Tass Sakhalin Tsunami Center.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a powerful earthquake in the Kermadec Islands were registered at 23:03 MSK on July 6. The threat of a tsunami was declared for New Zealand

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Japan shakes non-stop for almost four months

Along the eastern coast of the Japanese island of Honshu on Wednesday again recorded earthquakes with magnitude 5.6 points.

According to seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake was located at a depth of 18.2 km per 103 km southeast of Iwaki and 194 kilometers northeast of Tokyo.

The threat of a tsunami is not reported, there is no data about the devastation.

March 11, 2011, 130 km from the north-east coast of the Japanese island of Honshu, a devastating 8.9 magnitude earthquake that triggered a powerful tsunami.

Since then, not a day goes by aftershocks, the magnitude of which

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Earthquake in northwest Turkey

Earthquake of magnitude 5.7 occurred in the north-eastern part of Turkey on the Aegean Sea. The push was quite powerful because it felt even in Istanbul and Athens. The depth of the epicenter, set in the 94.4 km to the south-west from Kannakale between the Greek islands of Lemnos and Lesvos (40 km from the first island), was 9.8 km. This has provided a thrust force. By the way, local seismologists originally assigned a magnitude 6.2 earthquake.

Fortunately, no one in Turkey and neighboring Greece during the earthquake was not injured. Reports of fatal outcomes have also not been

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In southern Kyrgyzstan earthquake

In the Osh region of Kyrgyzstan reported the epicenter of an earthquake measuring 5 points. As REGNUM correspondent in the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations today, July 6, tremors were recorded at 00:52 local time.

According to the Institute of Seismology of the National Academy of Sciences, the epicenter was located 5 km south-east of the village Taldy-Suu, 15 kilometers south-east of the village of Sary-Mogol, 25 km south-west of the village of Sary-Tash and 100 km south of the city of Osh. The village Taldy Suu Propulsion felt in 5 points, in the

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