Earthquake of magnitude 6.4 occurred in Argentina

Earthquake of magnitude 6.4 occurred on Monday in northern Argentina, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The earthquake occurred at 02.07 local time (09.07 MSK). Hearth tremors occur at depths 589.3 kilometers.

The epicenter was located at a distance of 116 kilometers from the city of Santiago del Estero, the capital of the eponymous province.

According to Reuters, the information on casualties or damage 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 of North and South America to

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The earthquake in Chile and Peru led to the destruction

The powerful earthquake that struck on Monday at the border between Peru and Chile, and the destruction caused power outages in northern Chile, damaged several roads, reports the Associated Press referring to the governor of the Chilean administrative region of Tarapaca José Durán (Jose Durana).

According to recent U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the magnitude of the quake, recorded at 06.00 local time (14.00 MSK) was 6.2. Hearth lies at a depth 98.3 kilometers.

Previously reported that the quake was magnitude 5.9, and the center lies at a depth of 22.3 kilometers.

The epicenter was located at a distance of 66

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An earthquake with magnitude 4.6 occurred near the capital of Bulgaria

Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 occurred on Saturday in western Bulgaria, not far from the capital — Sofia, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.

According to the Associated Press, no injuries or damage were reported.

The epicenter of the earthquake to 15.52 local time (16.52 MSK), located at a distance of seven kilometers north-east of the town of Pernik and 21 kilometers south-west of Sofia. Hearth tremors occur at depths 6.1 kilometers.

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake occurred in the region on May 22. Then, a few buildings were damaged.

The earthquake occurred off the coast of Vancouver Island

Earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred on Monday near the northern coast of Vancouver Island

The epicenter was in the ocean at 138 kilometers from Port Hardy to a depth of 30 kilometers. Quake did not result in casualties or damage.

Three weeks ago in the same area, there was an earthquake of magnitude 4.0. Canadian experts believe, is a consequence of a more powerful 6.3 magnitude earthquake that occurred on September 9 in the same area.

Pacific Coast — the most seismically active area in Canada. In the area of Vancouver Island, where two tectonic plates are in contact

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4.9 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of New Zealand

Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 occurred on Friday near the south-eastern coast of New Zealand's South Island, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). According to seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake was 38 kilometers from the city of Gisborne, its center lies at a depth of 62 kilometers. Information about the victims, the destruction and the threat of a tsunami, has been received. A month ago, a devastating earthquake nearly leveled the center of Christchurch city on the North Island of New Zealand. Many buildings were destroyed, the central cathedral, several areas are uninhabitable. According to seismologists, the epicenter of

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Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred in Peru

Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 occurred in the south of Peru, data on victims and destructions. On it informs RIA Novosti referring to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Tremor was recorded on Friday at 03.02 Moscow time, 160 kilometers south of the city of Cusco. Its center lies at a depth of 123 kilometers.

Cusco was the capital of the Inca Empire, next to the world famous monument of Indian civilization of Machu Picchu, which annually visited by hundreds of thousands of tourists.

Through Peru is the so-called Pacific "fire zone". This is where the vast majority of known volcanoes of the

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Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 occurred in the Solomon Islands

Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 occurred on Friday in the Pacific Ocean near the island of Nendo, which is part of the Solomon Islands, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

The epicenter of tremors recorded in 09.36 MSK, located 60 kilometers south-west of the city Lata. The earthquake lies at a depth of 7 km.

Information about the destruction and casualties were reported.

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5.0 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Chile

Earthquakes have been recorded at 03.43 MSK Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was located 54 km north-west of the village Cauquenes 318 kilometers south-west of the capital Santiago. Its center lies at a depth of 24 kilometers. Information on casualties or damage were 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 500 people, according to RIA Novosti.

Pacific through Chile is a "fire zone" — the band of volcanoes and tectonic faults up to 40 thousand kilometers. He

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Earthquake of magnitude 6.0 occurred in Turkey

Earthquake of magnitude 6.0 occurred on Friday night in western Turkey, the data on the destruction and casualties were reported, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey. According to the service, the earthquake, recorded Thursday at 23.15 local time (00.15 MSK Friday) at a depth of 4.6 kilometers. The epicenter of earthquake was located at a distance of 77 kilometers to the south-west of the city of Kutahya, and 330 kilometers from the capital, Ankara.

6.9 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Vanuatu

6.9 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of the island nation of Vanuatu, said on Thursday the U.S. Geological Survey website (USGS).

According to the service, the earthquake was recorded at 12.23 local time (17.34 MSK). Hearth lies at a depth of 10 kilometers, the epicenter of the quake was located at a distance of 115 kilometers west of the capital of Vanuatu, Port Vila.

The threat of a tsunami is not reported.

Vanuatu Islands are part of the so-called Pacific "Ring of Fire" — a horseshoe-shaped band of volcanoes and tectonic faults up to 40,000 kilometers. It encircles the

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