Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred in India

Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred on Friday in the Indian state of Assam in the north-east of the country, according to the U.S. Geological Survey website.

According to seismologists, the epicenter of the quake was located 113 kilometers from the city of Guwahati. The earthquake lies at a depth of 11.5 kilometers.

Guwahati is the commercial and educational center of the region, where a number of world-class research institutions, in particular, the Indian Institute of Technology.

According to the newspaper Times of India, the tremors were felt in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) — the second largest city in India.

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Earthquake in Crete

ATHENS, Nov. 7 — RIA Novosti, Alexei Bogdanov. Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred on Monday night on the Greek island of Crete, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

According to U.S. experts, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 70 kilometers north of the capital of the island — the city of Heraklion.

One of the residents of Crete, told RIA Novosti by telephone that the quake was long and managed to attract the attention of local residents.

The destruction and no injuries reported.

Magnitude 5 earthquake occurred in Yakutia

Magnitude 5 earthquake occurred on Monday in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), no casualties or damage, according to the Far Eastern Regional Center (DVRTS) MOE.

"The earthquake magnitude 5 was recorded on Monday at 09.58 Yakut time (03.58 MSK), 40 kilometers east of the village Ulagay Verkhoyansk region of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), at a depth of 33 kilometers," — said in a statement.

Clarifies that an earthquake in the residential areas of the republic was not felt. Victims, destruction, the threat of a tsunami there.

5.4-magnitude earthquake occurred in Japan, and there is the threat of a tsunami

An earthquake measuring 5.4 occurred today at 19:16 local time / 14:16 MSK / in the southern part of the main Japanese island of Honshu. Information on casualties or damage were reported. The National Meteorological Administration announced the tsunami threat, but a few minutes later withdrew the warning. The epicenter was located at the border prefectures of Hiroshima and Simane and center lies at a depth of 10 km. Tremors felt 10 residents of the 47 prefectures of Japan, including the island of Shikoku. In the last two days on the island of Honshu marked increase in seismic activity.

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Off the coast of Indonesias Sumatra earthquake magnitude 5

Along the coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra earthquake with magnitude 5. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake was located at a depth of 15.9 km. Tremors were recorded at 193 km from g.Sibolga, RBC reports. No casualties or damage were reported information. Tsunami warning has not been declared. Recall, Indonesia is located in a seismically active area known as the Pacific Ring of Fire volcanic. Due to the earthquake in the country occur regularly. On Sumatra happened powerful earthquake October 25, 2010, in the wake behind him followed the eruption of Mount Merapi.

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4.8 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Italy

Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred on Wednesday afternoon in the Ionian Sea off the coast of southern Italian girl of Reggio Calabria, said the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology in Italy.

Epicenter pozdemnogo jerk who clearly felt population in the southern peninsula and south-vostonoy part of Sicily, at a depth of 48 kilometers and approximately 70 kilometers from the seaside town Brankaleone.

According to seismologists, it's quite a strong earthquake, registered at 13.15 local time (15.15 MSK), is "an isolated incident."

Currently, information about the victims and possible damage were reported.

4.2-magnitude earthquake occurred in northern Italy

Earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred on Saturday in the Northern Italian province of Trento and Verona, according to the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology.

According to the Civil Protection of Italy, clearly felt the quake not only residents of a number of settlements in the immediate vicinity of the epicenter of the earthquake, but also the inhabitants of the more remote cities, particularly Padua and Rovigo.

Hundreds of phone calls concerned citizens to immediately reach the fire department and civil defense. According to local authorities, no reports of casualties or damage from the earthquake has been reported.

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Earthquake of magnitude 4.0 occurred in New Zealand

Earthquake of magnitude 4.0 occurred in the south of New Zealand, reported at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). According to the service, the tremors have been recorded in 10.42 local time (12.42 MSK). The earthquake lies at a depth of 10.1 kilometers. The epicenter was located 26 kilometers south-east of the second largest city in New Zealand, Christchurch. Information on casualties or damage were reported. The devastating earthquake of February 22 is almost completely flattened the center of Christchurch. Many buildings were destroyed, the central cathedral, several areas are uninhabitable. According to seismologists, the epicenter of the 6.3 magnitude earthquake

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5.9 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of East Timor

Earthquake of magnitude 5.9 occurred on Wednesday in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of East Timor, according to "RIA Novosti"

According to seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 385 kilometers north-east of the capital of this island nation of Dili. Hearth tremors occur at depths 148 kilometers.

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

The Iran-Iraq border was a strong earthquake

On Thursday, the Iran-Iraq border earthquake with magnitude 5.5. The epicenter of earthquake was registered at the border with Iraq, the Iranian province of Ilam, 80 kilometers from the city of Dezful. The earthquake lies at a depth of 10 kilometers.

As a result of the disaster eight people were injured, was destroyed many houses. In the area affected by the earthquake, panic, people ran out of their homes for fear of aftershocks, Vesti.

In areas affected by the earthquake, sent rescue teams. Local authorities ordered to dispatch food aid and deploy on-site tent city.

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