In California, there were two earthquakes, according to news reports

Two earthquakes occurred on the night of Thursday to Friday on the west coast of the U.S. state of California, the website of RIA Novosti. According to the publication, Californians were ready to call the elements — earth tremors occurred just hours after the exercise Great ShakeOut, which worked on the action during an earthquake. The exercise was attended by about 8.5 million residents of the state. According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the first earthquake of magnitude 4.0 was recorded at 14.41 Thursday (01.41 MSK Friday), the second — a magnitude of 3.8 occurred at 20.16 local

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Waiting for the planets tectonic disaster?

Since the planet is something going on. Once at the beginning of March 2011 massive earthquake and the ensuing tsunami monstrous turn many of Japan in ruins, the crust is still unable to return to balance. Japan, and not only her, continues to shake. If after the main shock is usually celebrated a few dozen less intense avtershokov, now it is almost the hundreds of aftershocks c magnitude 6 or even 7.

In order to better assess the situation, is to say that the terrible destruction in Haiti in 2010 that killed hundreds of thousands of lives have

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In Georgia, there was an earthquake

TBILISI, May 1. In Georgia, there was an earthquake.

According Apsny, according to Seismological Center of Georgia, the intensity of the tremors were recorded 3.5 points yesterday in the city they have in the West Georgia. The epicenter of the earthquake was at 7 km from the city, in the north-west. No damages, people felt only mild tremors.

It should be noted that two years ago in the same region, Racha, an earthquake of magnitude 6. After this there from time to time there are tremors in 3-4.

Recall, January 19, in western Georgia, near Vani, the amplitude of the

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On the tragedy in Japan warned ocean — he roared like a rocket

Scientists have posted online an audio recording, recorded at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean

It turns out, the tsunami that hit the Japanese islands and caused the accident at the plant, it was possible to trace in advance and, therefore, time to warn the population. It turned out that before the crash floor of the Pacific Ocean publish incredible noise. His recorded underwater microphone or hydrophone, which was lowered into the Pacific Ocean in an area of 1400 km from the epicenter of the earthquake — in the Aleutian Islands in Alaska, reports the Dailymail. This

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Earthquake and Hurricane Irene began the destruction of the monument in Washington, DC

Huge monument to George Washington in the center of Washington today was inspected by engineers to assess the damage that caused the granite obelisk recent earthquake and hurricane "Irene". Because of the threat of collapse is temporarily closed to visitors.

Experts U.S. National Park Service using climbing equipment up to 170-meter obelisk for visual inspection of cracks, which left it rare in these parts earthquake 5.8 points. Recall: the earthquake occurred on 23 August 2011. The day caretakers of the monument had to be evacuated visitors. Just a few days over Washington poured rain, Hurricane "Irene." This further worsened the

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The earthquake was felt in the Aegean Sea in Greece and Turkey

Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 occurred near the Greek island of Lemnos, was felt in Athens and in many regions of Greece, and Turkey.

According to the Seismological Laboratory, University of Athens, the earthquake occurred at 16.16 local time (18.16 MSK). Tremors lasted for 2.3 seconds. The epicenter lies at a depth of 15 kilometers 32 kilometers south-east of Lemnos. No information about the devastation.

After that, for an hour in the region occurred seven aftershocks of magnitude 3.2 to 2.4. The epicenter of the earthquake was one of only 8 km from the city of Mytilene on the island of

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In Mexico, there was an earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale

On Tuesday, in the state of Baja California in Mexico, an earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale. Information about the loss of life and property damage have been reported yet. National Seismological Service of Mexico reported that the earthquake occurred on Tuesday at 14:01 local time. The epicenter was located in the area in 69 km north-east of the town of Santa Rosalia, hypocenter lies at a depth of 10 km under the sea bottom.

According to local media reports, tremors were felt in the cities of Santa Rosalia and Guaymas / Sonora /, but did not cause panic

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A teenager was killed in the earthquake in Sumatra

The victim of the earthquake magnitude 6.6, which occurred on the eve of the Indonesian island of Sumatra, a 12-year-old boy, has numerous destruction, wrote on Tuesday, the newspaper Jakarta Post. According to seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 99 kilometers southwest of Medan, and its center lies at a depth of 110 kilometers. Tremors, according to the publication, for 30 seconds apart were felt in Medan Subulussalame (Subulussalam), Aceh and other places. Element destroyed gynecological Subulussalame Academy in the north of the island and the house next to it, the newspaper said. Mayor Subulussalama Muara Shakti (Muara

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Earthquake felt in Georgia in Armenia

In western Georgia, recorded an earthquake measuring 5.3 magnitude on the Richter scale on Wednesday.

"An earthquake of magnitude 5.3 was recorded on January 19 at 13.17 local time (12.17 MSK), 19 kilometers south of the city of Kutaisi and was felt in Armenia", — said the agency Novosti-Armenia referring to seismologists, RIA Novosti reported. At the epicenter of earthquake intensity is 7 points.

"Interfax" reports of an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8, with reference to the center of seismic monitoring in Georgia.

Information on casualties or damage have been reported yet.

Previously reported that the earthquake occurred in

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In southern Kyrgyzstan earthquake

In Toktogul region of Jalal-Abad region on August 11, an earthquake measuring 4 points. As correspondentIA REGNUMThe press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, tremors recorded at 14:38 local time.

According to the Institute of Seismology of the National Academy of Sciences of the country, the focus of the earthquake was located 30 km south-east of the urban settlement Toktogul, 40 km north-east of the town of Tash-Kumyr, 90 km north-east of the village of Uch-Terek . Tremors were felt in the villages of the Uch-Terek, Kyzyl-Uranus and Taktalyk — 3-4, in Toktogul — 4 points.

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