Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 occurred in Peru

6.3 magnitude earthquake occurred on Monday in Peru, the site of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Earthquakes have been recorded at 00.11 local time (11.09 MSK). The earthquake lies at a depth of 39.2 kilometers. According to seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 15 kilometers south-east of the city of Ica.

No casualties or damage is not reported.

In 2007, the Peruvian department of Ica in the 8.0-magnitude earthquake killed 519 people, with about 1.5 thousand — injured. Nearly 17,000 people were left without electricity and phone service. Hardest hit the southern coast of Peru — Chincha Alta, Pisco,

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The number of victims of the earthquake in Italy has increased to 15

The number of victims of the devastating earthquake in northern Italy has risen to 15 people, injured about a hundred people, and about 6,000 people were evacuated from their homes, according to local media, referring to the country's civil defense service.

Previously reported ten dead.

According to the Civil Defense, missing at this point are considered to five.

As the channel Tgcom24, after the earthquake in Italy's civil defense service with a request for temporary housing turned around 6000 people who are afraid to return to their homes, the victims of the disaster.

Thus, the television said, the total number

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Near the Solomon Islands was a strong earthquake

Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 occurred on Sunday in the South Pacific islands of Santa Cruz, the state-owned Solomon Islands. According to the Australian Seismological Service, its epicenter was at a depth of 100 km. Aftershocks were felt in a radius of 169 km. Information on the destruction and casualties were reported.

Frequent earthquakes in this remote area of Oceania — not uncommon. Santa Cruz Islands are part of the so-called Ring of Fire, towering over three giant tectonic plates, which are due to the constant shifting of the eruption of underwater volcanoes, releasing enormous amounts of energy. In 2007, a

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In Japan, an earthquake of magnitude 4.2

An earthquake measuring 4.2 occurred last night in Japan. Information on casualties or damage were reported. According to the National Meteorological Administration, tsunami threat arose.

The epicenter was located in the Pacific Ocean off the east coast of Honshu, and focus lies at a depth of 40 km under the sea. Tremors felt the residents of Fukushima Prefecture, Miyagi, Yamagata, Ibaraki and Tochigi.

The Japanese archipelago is located on the junction of four tectonic plates, so every year there are up to 20 percent of the seating on the earth quake of magnitude 6.0 and above.

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In Indonesia, an earthquake of magnitude 5.2

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake occurred on Monday at coast of the Indonesian island of Seram. This was reported by the U.S. Geological Survey. Hearth tremors occur in the sea at a depth of 181.6 kilometers. The epicenter was located 60 kilometers from the island of Ambon in the Moluccas archipelago of 521 km from the town of Sorong on the western tip of the island of New Guinea. Information on the possible effects of aftershocks and a tsunami yet.

Indonesian (Malay) archipelago consists of more than 18,000 islands stretching along the equator is 6.5 thousand kilometers. Indonesia —

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An earthquake in Peru was injured more than 80 people

MEXICO CITY, Oct. 29 — RIA Novosti, Dmitry Znamensky. The number of victims of the earthquake that struck Friday off the southern coast of Peru, has risen to 83, according to the Peruvian edition "Comercio" on Saturday.

Previously, local authorities reported 16 wounded.

According to the paper, most of the victims — in the city of Ica, where 41 people were injured.

The earthquake destroyed or caused serious damage to 132 houses. At the same time, said, "Comercio", the work of coal mining and oil companies in the country elements had no effect.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the

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5.9-magnitude earthquake occurred in Chile

5.9 magnitude earthquake recorded in northern Chile on Saturday, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey. Quake epicenter was located 135 kilometers north-east of the city of Iquique, the focus lies at a depth of 83.3 kilometers. Information on casualties or damage were reported. In late February of last year in Chile as a result of the earthquake and ensuing tsunami killed more than 500 people.

Panic in Sumatra: the third day after the earthquake

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In the Solomon Islands earthquake

Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 occurred on Thursday night in the Solomon Islands in the western Pacific Ocean

As RIA Novosti reported with reference to the U.S. Geological Survey, the tremors have been recorded in 09.05 local time. The epicenter of the earthquake was located 27 km north-east of the city of Cyrus. Hearth lies at a depth 54.5 kilometers.

Information on casualties or damage were reported. Warning about the threat of a tsunami is also not there.

In Turkey, the earthquake could wake volcano Nemrut Dagh

October 23. According to Turkish scientists seismologists, strong tremors in the east can wake volcano Nemrut Dag.

Turkish professor Research Institute earthquakes believe that because of what happened the earthquake that reached magnitude 9 and repeated 4 times, can wake up the volcano Nemrut Dag, located in the north of Lake Van.

The last eruption of Nemrut Dag was recorded in 1441.

In a statement, Turkish experts refute U.S. seismologists, who argue that the epicenter of the earthquake was located at 100 km Grubin.

Turks believe that at this point is very dense core, so the epicenter located

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