For Hawaii canceled the tsunami warning

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center U.S. withdrew a tsunami warning for the state of Hawaii, announced earlier on Sunday after a powerful earthquake in Canada, according to the organization's website.

According to Reuters, the representatives of civil defense staff also canceled an order to evacuate coastal areas.

An earthquake measuring 7.7 occurred Saturday 20.04 local time (04.07 MSK Sunday) in the western Canadian province of British Columbia. The epicenter was located at 139 kilometers south of the village on the island of Mussett Graham and 202 km south-west of the major port of Prince Rupert.

After the earthquake for Hawaii

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The threat of a tsunami in the Pacific Ocean completely removed

Seismologists have canceled the threat of a tsunami after a powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.6 on all Pacific territories, including Indonesia and the Philippines, according to the Pacific Warning Center the tsunami threat the United States.

The epicenter of the incident on Friday moschnogozemletryaseniya magnitude of 7.6 was at 213 kilometers from the Philippine island of Mindanao. Hearth tremors occur at a depth of 33 kilometers.

Associated Press referring to the mayor of Cagayan de Oro in Mindanao, said that under the debris struck home in the city killed an elderly woman, her five-year grandson injured.

According to Reuters, the

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In Japan, another earthquake

In the central part of the main Japanese island of Honshu today earthquake with magnitude 4.9. No casualties or damage were reported. No tsunami threat.

National Directorate of Meteorology has not announced a warning about the threat of a tsunami. The epicenter was located in Ibaraki prefecture northeast of Tokyo, its center lies at a depth of 70 km. Tremors were felt in all areas of the capital, as well as in the prefectures of Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma, Chiba and Saitama, ITAR-TASS reported.

March 11 in Japan, a devastating magnitude 9 earthquake, followed by a powerful tsunami. The disaster killed

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5.8 magnitude earthquake rocked the coast of Papua New Guinea

Bougainville, May 2. An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 occurred in the Solomon Islands archipelago in the east of Papua New Guinea. As the "Voice of Russia", tremors were registered U.S. Geological Survey. The epicenter was at a depth of elements 58 kilometers within 20 kilometers from the coast. Information on casualties or damage were reported. Tsunami warning was not announced

7.6-magnitude earthquake has destroyed roads and bridges in the Philippines

7.6 magnitude earthquake that occurred on Friday in the central part of the Philippine archipelago, has led to widespread destruction of infrastructure, Reuters reported citing local authorities.

In particular, there were reports of the destruction of roads and bridges. Samar island inhabitants, fearing a tsunami after the earthquake, were quick to take refuge in an elevated location, the report said.

For information on possible casualties or injuries among the population have been received.

The epicenter was located at 146 kilometers from the island of Samar. Hearth tremors occur at the depth of 32 kilometers.

At this point, seismologists lifted threat

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7.9 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of the Philippines

Earthquake of magnitude 7.9 occurred on Friday off the coast of the Philippines, the U.S. Geological Survey reports.

According to seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake was 213 miles from the Philippine island of Mindanao. Hearth tremors occur at a depth of 33 kilometers.

No casualties or damage were reported.

Pacific Centre warning about the threat of tsunamis U.S. reports that the waves caused by the earthquake may threaten the Philippines, Indonesia, Japan and some other Pacific countries and territories.

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

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The threat of a tsunami remained in force only for Indonesia and the Philippines

Seismologists have canceled the threat of a tsunami after a powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.6 on all Pacific territories except Indonesia and the Philippines, according to the Pacific Warning Center the tsunami threat the United States.

Earlier Center warned that the waves caused by the earthquake may threaten Japan, Taiwan and some other Pacific countries and territories.

The epicenter of the incident on Friday earthquake was 213 miles from the Philippine island of Mindanao. Hearth tremors occur at a depth of 33 kilometers.

Philippines passes through the Pacific "fire zone" — the band of volcanoes and tectonic faults up to

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5.1 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Nicaragua

Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred on Monday in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Nicaragua, said saytGeologicheskoy Service USA.

Quake was recorded at 03.05 local time (13.05 MSK). Its epicenter was 128 kilometers south-west of the town of Corinto. The earthquake lies at a depth of 20.1 kilometers.

No injuries or damage were reported. According to seismologists, there is no tsunami risk.

Earlier on Monday (Moscow time) in the same area there was an earthquake of magnitude 7.4.

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

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New Zealand earthquake destroyed the city of dust covered

The New Zealand city of Christchurch, which in February 2011 was badly damaged by the earthquake, has covered a huge cloud of dust. As reported on Wednesday, March 2, Agence France-Presse, strong — up to 70 kilometers per hour — the wind picked up in the air about 200 thousand tons of sand and silt trapped on the surface because of the aftershocks.

The incident greatly complicated the rescue operation, which continues in the city. It is noted that rescuers have continued to work, putting on face masks.

The earthquake that occurred in Christchurch on February 22, dozens of buildings

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Tsunami threatens North and Central America after the earthquake

American seismologists announced the tsunami threat after the earthquake on Monday morning off the coast of El Salvador.

Pacific Centre warning about the threat of a tsunami (United States, Hawaii) issued a statement that the wave could threaten the coasts of Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Panama and Mexico.

Off the coast of El Salvador earthquake with magnitude 7.4. Its epicenter was located 125 kilometers south of Usulutan.

Passes through El Salvador Pacific "fire zone" — the band of volcanoes and tectonic faults up to 40 thousand kilometers. He circles the Pacific Ocean, passing along the coasts of

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