In Pakistan, an earthquake of magnitude 5.7

MOSCOW, Aug. 10 — RIA Novosti.Earthquake of magnitude 5.7 occurred on Wednesday morning in the south-western Pakistan, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter of quake, which occurred at 05.53 local time (04.53 MSK), was located at 147 km south-west of the city Dalbandin and center lies at a depth of 8.3 kilometers.

No casualties or damage were reported.

In October 2005, northern Pakistan was destroyed by a powerful earthquake. Then, according to official figures, killed more than 80,000 people. Since then, in the areas of post-earthquake tremors often cause panic.

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Mexican earthquake warning system fails test

In recent weeks, Mexico is exposed to earthquake. This series has already happened more than 400 aftershocks, some of which are more than 6 power points. Earthquake led to the destruction of hundreds of buildings and killing at least two people. To reassure the population of the capital city, the mayor of Mexico City, Marcelo Ebrard said that since last week in the country in action, see warning system tremors. According to the news agency Associated Press, on Wednesday in the state of Michoacan in western Mexico were new tremors, leading to fluctuations in high-rise buildings and the evacuation of

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MOE dispelled rumors of an impending earthquake in Sochi

Kuban Glaucus MOE denied rumors predicted earthquake in Sochi, which appeared Wednesday in some media.

Earlier in online publications have appeared from Sochi residents that the city police go and warn of imminent earthquake, urging residents to go outside. In addition, it was reported that in the city include notifying siren.

"According to the seismological station in Obninsk (Kaluga region), seismic activity in the territory of Sochi in the range of background values. Therefore urge residents and resort guests to remain calm," — said in a release cupola.

In the MOE information about the earthquake was seen as a provocation.

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The earthquake in Haiti is the beginning of the end of civilization?

21.01.2010

It's no secret that the earthquake in Haiti — one of the four strongest in the last 100 years. But in itself it is — part of the global increase of seismic activity on the planet. So the researchers of the International Institute of Earthquake Prediction Theory and Mathematical Geophysics, Russian Academy of Sciences.

"There is a global nature of seismic activity — says chief researcher at the Institute Vladimir Kosobokov. — It started about 10 years ago. And one of its manifestations was the Sumatra-Andaman megazemletryasenie in the Indian Ocean December

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The earthquake in Haiti is the result of the test of a secret U.S. arms

24.01.2010

Something smells bad in Haiti. And it's not just the smell of decaying bodies or buildings destroyed by the terrible earthquake that struck the country last week.

January 19 this year, the Spanish news agency EFE transferred chilling message with a link to a report prepared by experts of the Northern Fleet of Russia. The report of the Northern Fleet states that earthquake that transformed Haiti in ruins, was the result of the test of one of the types of "weapons", conducted by the Navy of the United States. This "weapon" can

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Magnitude 5.2 earthquake occurred in Chile

5.2 magnitude earthquake recorded in northern Chile on Monday, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Quake was registered at 20.45 UTC (Coordinated Universal Time, 23.45 MSK). The epicenter of the earthquake was located 116 kilometers east of the city of Iquique. Its center lies at a depth of 99 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.

3.7-magnitude earthquake occurred in western Georgia

Earthquake of magnitude 3.7 was recorded in the Imereti region near the city of Bagdati Tuesday, told RIA Novosti the Seismic Monitoring Center, Tbilisi State University, Ilia. "The earthquake occurred 17 kilometers from Bagdati at 16.57 local time (15.57 MSK)", — said the representative of the center of seismic monitoring. Data on damage were reported.

In Finland, there was an earthquake

In southern Finland on Saturday observed earthquake. According to the Seismological Department, University of Helsinki, the force of the earthquake was 2.6 on the Richter scale, reports Yle.

Places people feel like shaking them at home. In particular, the earthquake was felt in parts of Mäntsälä, Riihimäki, Ascoli, Järvenpää, Kerava, Pornaynen, Nurmijärvi and Hyvinkää. Center of the earthquake was located in the central part of the province of Uusimaa in the village of Halki.

Earthquake of magnitude 4.1 occurred in Tuva

Another sizeable 4.1-magnitude earthquake occurred in Tuva on Friday, information on casualties and damage were reported, according to the Altai-Sayan Branch of the Geophysical Service of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

"An earthquake of magnitude 4.1 occurred in Tuva, his energy class was 11.4," — said in a statement. According to seismologists, the epicenter of the quake, which occurred at 3.46 local time (23.46 MSK), was located 125 kilometers east of Kyzyl.

This year's first major earthquake occurred in Tuva on Sunday: the epicenter was near Kyzyl, the magnitude was 7.6. Tremors were felt for at

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Earthquake in Romania — 5.1 points

MOSCOW, October 4 — RIA Novosti. Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred in the Romanian county of Vrancea in 05.40 (06.40 MSK) on Tuesday, reports AFP.

"The center of the earthquake lies at a depth of 130 kilometers. Last earthquake of such strength was recorded in 2009. Earthquake in Vrancea County — normal thing, "- said the press secretary of the National Research Institute of Earth Physics Mircea Radulyan (Mircea Radulian).

Tremors were so strong that they felt even the inhabitants of the Romanian capital — the city of Bucharest.

At the request of the local police, no damage was registered.

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