Nuclear reactors shut down because of the earthquake in Virginia

Earthquake on the East Coast of the U.S. has led to a halt of two nuclear reactors in Virginia, told television channel Fox News. Stop occurred automatically. To cool the storage of fuel used generators. Information about the damage at the plant have been reported, RIA "Novosti". According to the newspaper VIEW, strong earthquake of magnitude 5.9 occurred in the U.S. Capitol and the Pentagon were evacuated. The epicenter of tremors recorded in 17.51 to UTC (21.51 Moscow time), was located 15 kilometers from the town of Mineral, Virginia, and is 139 kilometers from the U.S. capital Washington.

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Satellite imagery showed the approach of the earthquake in Japan — Russian scientists

Satellite imagery showed the approach of the earthquake in Japan, says PhD in Geography from the laboratory L.I.Morozova natural geophysical fields of the Institute of Petroleum Geology and Geophysics SB RAS (Novosibirsk). Such a conclusion is made on the basis of academic study of linear cloud anomalies (LOA). Lidia leads meteorological data, including satellite imagery, which indicate the approach of the earthquake on March 11 at 5:00 46 minutes. "In times of activation of crustal faults on them sometimes formed linearly elongated ridge of clouds or cloud-free narrow canyons in cloud fields," — says Morozov.

"Passage of the

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In Japan Earthquake

An earthquake measuring 4.9 occurred today in northern Japanese archipelago. Information on casualties or damage were reported. According to the National Meteorological Administration, tsunami threat arose.

The epicenter of the earthquake was located near the eastern coast of the island of Hokkaido, and focus lies beneath the bottom of the Pacific Ocean at a depth of about 80 km. The most powerful tremors felt residents of the port city Nemuro.

The Japanese archipelago is located at the junction of four tectonic plates, so every year there are up to 20 percent of the seating on the earth quake of magnitude

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Irkutsk scientists have developed a new program to monitor earthquakes

Quickly learn about the earthquake. Now, the opportunity was at Irkutsk scientists. At the Institute of the Earth's crust have developed a new program to monitor aftershocks. It gives a picture of what happened just a few minutes.

— It shows how to handle the earthquake that struck on 11 November. Was defined as time from the records of three seismic stations. That is the nearest seismic data is sent, it is Chara.

These screens all the latest seismic data Baikal and the surrounding regions. In near real-time information they convey all, even

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The island in Indonesia earthquake

JAKARTA, April 20. Off the coast of the Indonesian island of Ternate, an earthquake of magnitude 5.3.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the tremors have been recorded at a depth of 12.1 km at 21:23 MSK April 19.

The earthquake epicenter was located 115 km to the north-east of the capital of Ternate (Kota Ternate).

Information on casualties or damage were reported. The threat of a tsunami in the coastal areas is also not announced.

In California, expected earthquake

 

In California, expected earthquake The first to suffer the largest city in Los Angeles. TV channel in the plot PIK.Podrobnee Svetlana Vovchenko.

5.8 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Costa Rica

5.8 magnitude earthquake occurred on Monday at Costa Rica, the site of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Tremor was registered at 04.55 local time (13.55 MSK).

The epicenter was located 75 kilometers south of the capital San Jose. The earthquake lies at a depth of 27.9 kilometers.

According to Reuters, the earthquake slightly staggered building in San Jose, but reports of the destruction and injuries were reported.

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Tremors have occurred in Mexico, Indonesia, the Dominican Republic, Fiji and Hawaii

According to the U.S. Geological Survey March 12 earthquake took place off the coast of Mexico, Fiji, Hawaii, as well as in Indonesia and the Dominican Republic. Magnitude tremors was from 2.6 to 5.5. The weakest were jerks off the coast of Hawaii — their magnitude was 2.6 and 3. 3 magnitude quake occurred at a depth of 9.3 km and is in 369 kilometers from Honolulu.

Aftershocks with a magnitude of 5 and 5.5 were recorded in Indonesia. Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 occurred at 13:04 local time and was immediately in Indonesia, near the northern coast of Papua —

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Taiwan was the second day of the earthquake

Taiwan earthquake with magnitude 5.2. According to ITAR-TASS referring to the Xinhua News Agency, an earthquake was recorded today in the north-eastern part of the island. Information on casualties or damage were reported. Tuesday evening in the southwestern part of the island, there was also an earthquake of magnitude 4.8. There were no disruptions.

Japanese meteorologists do not exclude the aftershocks during the week

National Meteorological Agency of Japan does not exclude the possibility of aftershocks with magnitude up to 6.0 in the week after a powerful earthquake on Friday in northeastern Japan, Kyodo news agency reported.

Earthquake of magnitude 7.3 occurred off the east coast of Japan in 17.18 local time (12.18 MSK), after which it was declared a threat of a tsunami. The earthquake lies at a depth of 10 kilometers. Powerful tremors also felt in Tokyo metropolitan area of the country, as well as in 17 other prefectures. No casualties yet reported, injured nine people.

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