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Off the coast of Egypt was an earthquake

Off the coast of Egypt was an earthquake felt by the resort town of Hurghada. Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 occurred in the unit on Sunday night, February 20 in the Gulf of Suez, Red Sea. According to reports, an earthquake was recorded in the southern Gulf. As reported by the media of Egypt, the earthquake felt in the resort town of Hurghada. The destruction and the victims do not have the information.

Gulf of Suez is located in the northern part of the Red Sea and the Sinai Peninsula separates Asia from Africa. Its length is 290 km and the

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California time washed

Suffer a "golden state" the fate of Atlantis?

Sixteen major tectonic plates of the planet is in motion. The fact that they do not stand still, we are reminded of the earthquake, which resulted in the last 7 years have killed more than half a million people. The most devastating were shaking the ground in Southeast Asia in 2004, Haiti in 2010 and in Japan in early March. Where is the next can occur a powerful burst of energy to the surface of the Earth's crust? One of the most unstable places tectonic scientists believe the San

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3.6-magnitude earthquake occurred in western Georgia

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TBILISI, June 8 — News-Georgia Tsitsiya Mamulashvili. Earthquake of magnitude 3.6 occurred on Wednesday at noon in the village Gebi Oni area, told Trend. "News-Georgia", the representative of the Institute for Land Tbilisi Ilia University.

According to the Institute, the earthquake occurred at 12.12 local time in the seismically active region of Georgia — Racha, 19 kilometers north of the regional capital Oni.

"The earthquake was so strong that some have felt it, and some do not. As a result of the demolition of buildings aftershocks have been recorded," — said the representative of the

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New strong earthquake of magnitude 6 occurred in Japan today

New strong earthquake of magnitude 6 occurred tonight in Japan. According to the Geophysical Service of the U.S., the epicenter of the earthquake was located 167 km south-east of the city of Sendai on the coast of the island of Honshu. Tectonic strike observed at a depth of 15.3 km at 18:49 local time (12:49 Moscow time). Evidence of the effect has not been reported, according to ITAR-TASS. What happened in Japan March 11, 2011 8.9 magnitude earthquake considered the strongest ever recorded. All the days that followed the region continues to shake the tremors less power.

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Earthquake in China, near the Kazakhstan border

Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 occurred in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region of China, near the border with Kazakhstan, the message center for the collection and processing of special seismic data Geophysical Research Institute of the National Nuclear Center of Kazakhstan.

"According to the operative data TSSOSSI IGR NNC, July 12, at 00 hours 52 minutes Astana time (July 11, at 18 hours 52 minutes GMT) in China at a distance of 59 kilometers to the north-west of the city pile earthquake," — said in the message.

Information on casualties or damage were reported on.

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In Tuva, an earthquake of magnitude 5.5

In the Republic of Tuva in Todzha area 5.5 magnitude earthquake. This was reported today in the regional emergencies department.

According to the Krasnoyarsk Research Institute of Geology and Mineral Resources, the earthquake occurred the day before in the mountains, 120 km east of the nearest town — Toora-Khem village, nearly 200 km from the regional center — the city of Kyzyl.

Information about the perceived shocks, destruction and casualties were reported in the MOE, said the department. Were informed Pii-Khem, Erzinsky, Ulug-Khem district, pushing in these areas were not felt.

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Earthquake in Chile — 6.0

In northern Chile earthquake with magnitude 6.0, information on casualties or damage were reported.

As reported by the Institute of Geophysics of the University of Chile, the epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km from the town of Taltal in 1000 and 400 km north of the capital Santiago. Its center lies at a depth of 47 km.

Fluctuations in the Earth's crust were felt in several settlements, whose residents as a precaution for a time from their homes, according to ITAR-TASS.

Chile is still recovering from the effects of the most powerful 8.8-magnitude earthquake that shook the country on

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3.6 magnitude earthquake felt by residents in southern Kurils

An earthquake measuring 3.6 occurred late Monday in the Pacific Ocean south-east of the island of Shikotan (Southern Kuriles), tremors felt the villagers on the island, told RIA Novosti the seismic "Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk".

"Quake occurred Monday at 22.55 Sakhalin time (15.55 MSK) in the Pacific Ocean south-east of the island of Shikotan. Epicenter of the earthquake was located at a depth of 50 kilometers," — said the source.

According to him, the earthquake was felt in the village Malokurilskoye on Shikotan (3 points), in the village of Krabozavodskom (Shikotan) in Yuzhno-Kurilsk (Kunashir Island) (2 points) — the houses were swaying hanging

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Japan shakes again

October 10 near the east coast of Japan earthquake with magnitude of 5.5, according to Reuters citing television channel NHK. According to the agency, tremors were felt in Tokyo, Japan.

Information about possible casualties or any damage were reported. The earthquake did not cause harm and the nuclear reactor at the plant "Fukushima-1", affected by the earthquake and tsunami in March 2011.

In the spring of 2011 in northern Japan was devastating magnitude 9 earthquake, followed by a tsunami 10 meters high. As a result, dead or missing, more than 22 thousand people.

The earthquake and tsunami caused the accident

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Deep earthquake in the Sea of Japan

In the center of the Sea of Japan at a depth of 445 km under his bottom tonight earthquake with magnitude 4.8. According to the Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the push is registered at 02:44 Vladivostok time (19:44 MSK 1 October).

Sea of Japan earthquake deep quite rare, usually characteristic of the Sea of Okhotsk, where the tectonic upheavals at depths of 400 to 600 km recorded frequently.

The epicenter was in the Sea of Japan lay about 330 km north of the city of Tottori, located on the west coast of the Japanese island of

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