Magnitude 7.4 earthquake occurred in Japan



7.12.12.Tsunami 1m height reached the shores of Miyagi prefecture on the island of Honshu.

A powerful earthquake in Japan on Friday morning, December 7. Magnitude quake was 7.4 ballov.Epitsentr disaster occurred in the north-eastern region of the country affected by the devastating earthquake of March 11, 2011 goda.Podzemnye fluctuations experienced people up to Tokyo, where witnesses reported strong shaking zdaniy.Spetsialisty Seismological Center issued a warning the threat of tsunami waves up to 1 meter reached the coast of Miyagi prefecture on the island of Honshu.

Information about the destruction and casualties have been reported yet.

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In Seoul, for an unknown reason shaking skyscraper


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MOSCOW, July 6 — RIA Novosti. Shopping center TechnoMart height of 39 floors in Seoul, South Korea for some reason began to shake on Tuesday, 300 to 500 people were evacuated from the building, Yonhap news agency reported with reference to the fire service. The building height of 189 meters, "trembling" for about ten minutes. There are up to three thousand people.

The authorities intend to test the shopping center on security.

Experts believe that the incident was not caused by an earthquake, as at the time of the earthquake characteristics were recorded.

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4.9 earthquake in north-western Peloponnese


ATHENS, May 26. / Itar-Tass Raspberry /. An earthquake with magnitude 4.9 occurred near the town of Killiney today in northwest Greek Peloponnese. This was reported by the Athens Geodynamic Institute Observatory. Victims or damage.

According to seismologists, the epicenter of the shock was located 228 km west of the capital of Greece. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15-20 km in the Ionian Sea. Jolt was felt in Killiney and nearby towns.

Greece — one of the most seismically active countries in Europe. Here, nearly half of all recorded earthquakes occurring in Europe.


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In the Philippines, there was an earthquake


10.05.11.Vo Tuesday, May 10, on the coast of the southern Philippine island of Mindanao, an earthquake of magnitude 5.8. No injuries or damage were reported. According to the National Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, Philippines, earthquake epicenter was located 160 kilometers from the coast of the city of General Santos. Hearth lies at a depth of 35 kilometers below the bottom of the Pacific Ocean.

The Philippine archipelago is part of the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire, consisting of seismically active zones, like ITAR-TASS.


6.6 Earthquake in New Zealand


18.04.11.Segodnya in northern New Zealand earthquake with magnitude 6.6. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the tremors have been recorded at a depth of 90 km, south of the Kermadec Islands in the South Pacific. The epicenter of the earthquake was located 552 kilometers north-west of the New Zealand city of Auckland, Interfax reports.

The threat of a tsunami, according to the weather forecasters are not expected. "Based on available data, a tsunami in the Pacific Ocean is not expected tsunami threat in Hawaii (USA — IF) is also not" — spoken by the service. Local authorities have also

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California’s time to wash out


Suffer a "golden state" the fate of Atlantis?

Sixteen major tectonic plates of the planet is in motion. The fact that they do not stand still, we are reminded of the earthquake, which resulted in the last 7 years have killed more than half a million people. The most devastating were shaking the ground in Southeast Asia in 2004, Haiti in 2010 and in Japan in early March.

Where is the next can occur a powerful burst of energy to the surface of the Earth's crust? One of the most unstable places tectonic scientists believe the San Andreas

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A series of earthquakes in Iran

A series of earthquakes in Iran, Natural disasters

May 2, 2012 in the northern part of Iran in the second half of the day was recorded earthquake measuring 4.2 points. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km is located 65 km east of the Iranian city of Shahrud. Fortunately, there were no damage and casualties. However, this deep enough, there was another earthquake, which had more serious consequences.

Earthquake May 2, 2012.

New earthquake of May 3 was evaluated by seismologists at 5.5 points and was on the border of Iran and Iraq. Earthquake had a

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Earthquake in Japan: When Japan will turn into one big Chernobyl?


22.03.11.Tolko last year was five destructive earthquakes, which killed 200,000 people Bole. Forecast to seismologists, the next in line CA, and after five years, scientists have believed that a little can shake and central Russia.

March 11, 2011 in Japan at 14.46 local time on the Pacific Ocean, just 370 kilometers from Tokyo come to the movement of tectonic plates, earthquake starts, never before in the history of Japan. Tremendous power is equal in power ten hydrogen bombs shake the earth, destroys homes, roads and bridges. Half an hour later a 10-meter tsunami wave hits the northeastern

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Do Samara threatens earthquake?


Samara province could become the epicenter of the natural and man-made disasters

20.03.11.V while Japan continues to shake terrible the disaster, scientists, seismologists warn that Russia's central regions are also in danger. This also applies to the Samara region — passes through tectonic fault, changes in which can cause fatal consequences. Can we once tryahanut or pour? And with what natural disasters in general can face our province? "Reporter" has studied the most disappointing forecasts.

Dangerous proximity March 19 Samara Region, and with it, all the people of the world have experienced the so-called lunar

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Scientists from Russia to America coming megazemletryasenie


13.03.11.V new report prepared for Prime Minister Putin by the Institute of Physics of the Earth warned that America in the next two weeks is in danger of catastrophic proportions megazemletryasenie experience, focusing on the United States, Mexico, Central and South America, and the West Coast region, along with New Madrid fault zone.

The report also warned that further catastrophic earthquakes in Asia and the sub-continent, as "more than likely." The earthquake in Japan was, at least, "one of four" that must occur in the same period (2 weeks, approx. Mixednews).

Increasing concern about the possibility megazemletryaseniya, the report

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