5.5-magnitude earthquake occurred in Chile

Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 occurred in the central part of Chile, said on Thursday the U.S. Geological Survey website (USGS).

Earlier, Reuters reported magnitude of 5.7. According to the agency, tremors felt the residents of the capital, Santiago.

According to the American geologists, tremors were reported in Thursday's 01.22 local time (21.22 MSK). The epicenter was located 75 kilometers north-east of Santiago, the focus lies at a depth of 82 kilometers.

As reported by Reuters, the Chilean rescue, data destroyed or damaged, they do not have.

This is the third week a strong earthquake in Chile. On Monday night an

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Magnitude 5.2 earthquake occurred in Chile

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake occurred in Chile, data destroyed or damaged have been reported yet, said the University of Chile Seismological Service.

According to management, the tremors took place on Tuesday at 00.30 local time (07.30 MSK). The epicenter was 130 kilometers north-east of Vicuña (Elqui Province of Coquimbo in the central part of the country), in the mountainous area of the Andes. The earthquake was located at a depth of 127 kilometers.

This is the second major earthquake in Chile over the past two days. On Monday night an earthquake of magnitude 5.7 occurred in the northern regions of Atacama,

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5.8 magnitude earthquake occurred in eastern Indonesia

Earthquake of magnitude 5.8 occurred on Tuesday to a location on the island of New Guinea Indonesian province of Papua, soobschaetGeologicheskaya Service USA.

Tremors have been recorded in at 07.49 UTC (11.49 MSK), 170 kilometers west of the port city of Port Numbay. Hearth lies at a depth 47 kilometers. A few minutes later, seismologists have recorded in the same area again an earthquake of magnitude 4.8.

No casualties or damage were reported.

In Indonesia, located in the largest number of active volcanoes in the world, in the same country is the most earthquakes. In 2009, the victims of a

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The third in the last two days of the earthquake occurred in Georgia

Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred on Sunday morning in eastern Georgia, is the third in an earthquake over the weekend, according to seismic monitoring center of the country.

"The earthquake was recorded at 10.13 (MSK), the epicenter of the quake was located 13 kilometers from the border with Azerbaijan, the city Tsnori Ulianovka in the village," — said the seismologists.

Tremors were also felt in the capital of Georgia.

According to the seismological monitoring, on Saturday night in eastern Georgia were recorded earthquake of magnitude 4.6, and on Sunday morning — a magnitude of 3.7.

As a result, all three

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Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 occurred in Mindanao

Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 occurred on Saturday morning on the island of Mindanao in the southern Philippine archipelago, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.

According to the service, ground level were recorded in 08.37 MSK (04.37 GMT). The earthquake lies at a depth of 98 kilometers. The epicenter was located 30 kilometers north-east of the town of Sarangani.

No casualties or damage were reported, the threat of a tsunami, according to the authorities, no.

Philippines passes through the Pacific "fire zone" — the band of volcanoes and tectonic faults up to 40 thousand kilometers. Time runs along the coast

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 occurred in the southern Philippines

5.5 magnitude earthquake was recorded Thursday in the southern part of the second largest in the world the Philippine archipelago, the website reported the Philippine Institute of Volcanology (Phivolcs).

Quake epicenter was located 76 kilometers north of the city of Burgos in the southern province of Surigao North and center lies at a depth of 13 kilometers below the surface of the Philippine Sea.

Warning of tsunami was not announced, details of casualties or damage so far.

Philippines passes through the Pacific "fire zone" — the band of volcanoes and tectonic faults up to 40 thousand kilometers. He circles the

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Earthquake in western Germany

In western Germany there was an earthquake of magnitude 4.2. Information on injuries or damage. On Friday informed the Federal Office for Geosciences and raw materials in Hanover.

According to him, the epicenter of the earthquake was located near the town of Moers (North Rhine-Westphalia), near the border with the Netherlands. According to the department, tremors so powerful recorded in Germany, one to two times a year.

At the same time, according to the Geological Research Centre in Potsdam, the magnitude of the earthquake was not more than 3.7 points, according to ITAR-TASS.

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Two tremors of magnitude 5.6 and 5.4 occurred in the Philippines

Two tremors of magnitude 5.6 and 5.4 were reported Tuesday morning in the southern and central parts of the second largest planet in the Philippine archipelago, reported at the Philippine Institute of Volcanology (Phivolcs).

The epicenter of a massive earthquake, accompanied by aftershocks (concomitant main tremors were) a magnitude 4.9, was located 15 kilometers north of the city in the southern province of Maramag Bukidnon, and focus lies at a depth of three kilometers under the island of Mindanao.

A day earlier, there was another nearby earthquake of magnitude 5.9 with the epicenter at 67 kilometers to the north of

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5.9 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of the Philippines

Tremors of magnitude 5.9 was recorded Monday off the coast of the Philippines, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Philippine Institute of Volcanology (Phivolcs) reported on its website that the epicenter of the earthquake was located 67 km north of the city Palimbang in the southern province of Sultan Kudarat, and focus lies at a depth of 36 kilometers under the sea of Sulawesi.

Quake caused panic in six major cities of the southern Philippines, but the information about the possible destruction and deaths have been reported yet.

Phivolcs also said that after a strong earthquake on Friday

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7.6 magnitude earthquake in the Philippines followed 120 shocks

7.6 magnitude earthquake that occurred last night in the center of the Philippine archipelago, followed by 127 aftershocks, according to the news portal GMA News.

In an interview with radio station dzBB director of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology (Phivolcs) Renato Solidum (Renato Solidum) urged local people not to panic, as the total number of such aftershocks (aftershocks following the main quake) could eventually amount to several thousand. However, it is possible that some of these shocks can exceed in strength the main earthquake, he added.

The epicenter of tectonic earthquake magnitude of 7.6, was felt almost all over the

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