Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 occurred in New Zealand

Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 occurred in the area of the North Island in New Zealand, said on Saturday the U.S. Geological Survey website.

According to the service, the tremors were recorded at 12.50 local time (04.50 MSK). The earthquake lies at a depth of 88.5 kilometers. The epicenter was located 22 kilometers from the town of Turangi.

No casualties or damage were reported.

In mid-February 2011 in the second largest city in New Zealand, Christchurch, a devastating earthquake that almost leveled the center of the city. Many buildings were destroyed, the central cathedral, several areas are uninhabitable. 6.3 magnitude earthquake's

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Earthquake on the first day of spring upset residents of Sochi

Tremors felt today, some townspeople. However, the media ignored the earthquake.

The reason for this indifference can be explained quite simply: minor variations in subsurface formations in Sochi occur regularly. The Caucasus Mountains are considered quite young, so the interest of seismologists and the more the media only cause quite serious tremors. And they do not occur very often.

Today's earthquake occurred at 14:26 Moscow time. For the most part it felt the residents of the Central District — Streets Don and beekeeping.

The site of the Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences recorded time — 11:26 GMT.

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An earthquake in the North Island of New Zealand

On Thursday at 07:53 GMT in the eastern part of the North Island of New Zealand, an earthquake of 6.0 magnitude on the Richter scale. This was reported by the U.S. Geological Survey.

Its epicenter was located at coordinates 35.43 degrees south latitude and 177.88 degrees east longitude. Zalegalna hypocenter depth of 13.40 km.

Previously received information that the power of tremors was 6.6 points.

Height of the first wave of the tsunami that reached Japan, was 10 centimeters

Mmo Japan reported that the height of the tsunami waves, which reached Titidzima island in the south, was 10 centimeters. Meteorologists warn that in other Pacific Coast tsunamis could be higher.

Management announced earlier warning tsunamiposle powerful earthquake of magnitude 8.0 in the Solomons. Prevention activities for the entire Pacific coast. According to experts, the height of the waves, which will reach the rising sun, will not exceed 0.5 meters.

Earthquake of magnitude 8.0 occurred on Wednesday in the Pacific Ocean near the island of Makira, part of the Solomon Islands. The epicenter of earthquake was located in 348 kilometers

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.4 occurred in Argentina

Earthquake of magnitude 5.4 occurred on Monday in the Argentine province of Mendoza, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Earthquakes have been recorded at 05.29 local time (12.29 MSK). The earthquake lies at a depth of 14.1 kilometers. The epicenter was located at a distance of 29 kilometers from the city of Mendoza — the capital of the eponymous province.

Information on the possible destruction and casualties were reported.

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

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The third earthquake in the Solomon Islands

The third day the earthquake occurred on Wednesday in the Solomon Islands in the Pacific Ocean, the magnitude was 6.3, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Earthquakes have been recorded at 6.35 local time (10.35 MSK). This time the epicenter was located in the sea near the island of Santa Cruz. Hearth earthquakes occur at depths 10.2 kilometers.

Earlier it was reported that among the victims of disaster in the Solomon Islands by five people, three people were injured. A strong earthquake of magnitude 8.0 occurred near the island of Makira. The epicenter was located at 348 kilometers

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Japan announced a tsunami warning after the earthquake

Mmo Japan announced a tsunami warning after a powerful earthquake of magnitude 8.3 in the Solomons.

Prevention activities for the entire Pacific coast of northern Hokkaido to southern Okinawa. According to experts, the height of the waves, which will reach the coast of Japan, will not exceed 0.5 meters.

Earthquake of magnitude 8.0 occurred on Wednesday in the Pacific Ocean near the island of Makira, part of the Solomon Islands. The epicenter of earthquake was located in 348 kilometers east of Kirakira. The earthquake lies at a depth of 33 kilometers. An hour earlier in the same area, an earthquake

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5.8 magnitude earthquake occurred in Chile

5.8 magnitude earthquake occurred in Chile on Thursday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Earthquakes have been recorded at 00.05 local time (05.08 MSK). The epicenter of earthquake was located 100 kilometers from the city of Talca and 277 kilometers from the capital of Chile, Santiago. The earthquake lies at a depth of seven kilometers.

Information on casualties or destruction have been reported yet, the threat of a tsunami is not reported.

Chile is characterized by high seismic activity. At the end of February 2010 in the South American country in the 8.8-magnitude earthquake and ensuing tsunami killed more than

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Victims of the earthquake in the Solomon Islands have five

Five people were killed in the Solomon Islands in the earthquake on Wednesday night, a few people are still missing, according to the website of New Zealand television channel TVNZ.

Earthquake of magnitude 8.0 occurred on Wednesday in the Pacific Ocean near the island of Makira, part of the Solomon Islands. The epicenter of earthquake was located in 348 kilometers east of Kirakira. The earthquake lies at a depth of 33 kilometers. An hour earlier in the same area was zemletryaseniemagnitudoy 6.3.

The earthquake destroyed several villages on the islands. According to a source at a hospital in Lata, killing

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The second day of the earthquake — magnitude 6.2 — occurred in the south of Vanuatu

The second day of the earthquake — magnitude 6.2 — occurred at 5:13 am MSK in the south Pacific island nation of Vanuatu. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, its epicenter was about 100 km west of g.Isangel o.Tanna on the southern archipelago of the New Hebrides. The earthquake was located at a depth of 8.5 km.

Information about the destruction and casualties were reported, according to the website "RBC".

Recall that the first quake — magnitude 7.6 — happened the day before at 16:16 MSK. Experts of the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii issued a warning of a

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