5.3-magnitude earthquake occurred in northern New Zealand

MOSCOW, July 5 — RIA Novosti. Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred on Tuesday on the New Zealand North Island, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to seismologists, the earthquake registered at 03.36 am Coordinated Universal Time (07.36 MSK), its epicenter was 310 kilometers from the capital city of Wellington. Hearth tremors occur at depths 161 kilometers.

Despite the small magnitude and occurrence of deep focus earthquakes, Xinhua news agency reports that in Wellington for ten seconds were felt tangible tremors.

According to the agency, no casualties or damage.

In late February, a massive earthquake almost destroyed the

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Near the Japanese nuclear emergency again marked tremor

In Japan, Fukushima Prefecture, in whose territory the nuclear power plant emergency, there was another earthquake. Experts have estimated the magnitude 4.3 quake.

The epicenter was located in the coastal area near Nakadori, his focus lies at a depth of about 20 kilometers of the earth's surface. No injuries or damage, the situation at the plant without changes, according to "Vesti.ru."

The most powerful tremors have been recorded in the prefectures of Fukushima and Miyagi, and Ibaraki, Tochigi, Yamagata, Gunma and Saitama. Since the beginning of the current day on the Pacific coast of Honshu island is

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred in the area of Santa Cruz

Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred on Sunday night in the Santa Cruz Islands in the western Pacific Ocean, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey. Earthquakes have been recorded at 07.11 local time (00.11 MSK). The epicenter was located 26 kilometers west of the city at a depth of 42.5 Lata kilometers. No injuries or damage were reported. Santa Cruz Islands are part of the administrative province of Temotu States Solomon Islands.

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5.5-magnitude earthquake occurred in Chile

Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 occurred on Wednesday in the central part of Chile, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey. The epicenter of the earthquake was at 09:36 MSK in Valparaiso, 136 kilometers west of the Chilean capital Santiago. The earthquake lies at a depth of 17.5 kilometers. According to Agence France Presse, information on possible victims, casualties or damage were reported. No tsunami risk. At the end of February 2010 in Chile by an earthquake of magnitude 8.8 and ensuing tsunami killed more than 500 people. Chile is located in the zone of the Pacific "fire zone" where 85%

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A series of aftershocks occurred in Sicily

A series of aftershocks occurred last night on the Italian island of Sicily, near the city of Messina, said Tuesday the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology. The magnitude of the earthquake was 3.4. Total seismologists recorded seven earthquakes in the province of Messina. In the area near the epicenter of the earthquake were several villages. According to the Civil Protection of Italy, casualties or damage. Seismic activity in Sicily for the first time this summer was recorded on June 22. Since then there have been in the area of Messina for 29 aftershocks, the strongest of which is

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 occurred in the Tonga Islands in the Pacific Ocean

MOSCOW, June 27 — RIA Novosti. Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 occurred on Monday near the Tonga Islands in Polynesia in the Pacific Ocean, the site of the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter of earthquakes that occurred in 0030 on GMT (04.30 MSK), was located 125 kilometers to the south of the city Hihifu. Tremors have been recorded at a depth of 43.1 kilometers.

On the possible victims, casualties or damage were reported. No threat of a tsunami.

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Harbingers of disaster

During the tsunami that devastated the coast of nine Asian countries in December 2004, amid huge casualties (killed 300 thousand people) suffered very few animals. What is the explanation? Hypotheses, a great many. Interest and the public, and scientists is enormous. This is despite the fact that the proactive response of living beings on the impending natural disaster seen by people for a long time.

The first documented example of his age — he refers to the two thousandth BC. It says that on the island of Crete to the strongest earthquake affection left human settlements.

China has long been

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Meteoupravlenie Japan announced a tsunami threat

As reported news.mail.ru, in the north-east of the island of Honshu today, there was a strong earthquake measuring almost 7 points.

The National Meteorological Administration announced a tsunami threat, the data on the destruction specified.

The epicenter was located in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Iwate Prefecture, his focus lies at a depth of about 20 kilometers beneath the ocean floor.

The most powerful tremors have been recorded in the prefectures of Iwate and Aomori.

This zone included the earthquake in Japan's northernmost island of Hokkaido and the central part of the Kanto region on Honshu, including

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Alaska earthquake magnitude 5.2

Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred on Thursday in the south of the U.S. state of Alaska

As RIA Novosti reported with reference to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of the quake, registered at 11.06 on Thursday, local time, was located 84 kilometers south-west of the largest city in Alaska — Anchorage. The earthquake lies at a depth of 57.4 kilometers.

On the possible victims, casualties or damage were reported.

In the Amur region 5.0 magnitude earthquake

Tremors of magnitude 5.0 were recorded in the Amur region at about 2:00 am on the night of Thursday, March 17 local time (around 20:00 on March 16 in Moscow). On it informs "Interfax" referring to the Euro-Mediterranean seismic center.

According to him, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 190 kilometers from Neryungi — Yakutsk city, located near the border with the Amur Region and the Trans-Baikal Territory.

In Russia's EMERCOM the Amur region made it clear that there were two aftershocks.

No casualties or damage not reported.

Strong — a magnitude of at least 8.9 — March 11

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