Earthquake of magnitude 5.7 occurred in Mexico

Earthquake of magnitude 5.7 occurred on Friday in Mexico, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). According to the service, the tremors have been recorded in 07.07 local time (16.07 MSK). The earthquake lies at a depth of 132.9 kilometers. The epicenter was located seven kilometers north-west of the city Akayukan, located in the Mexican state of Veracruz. Information about the devastation and victims.

Earthquake off the island of Palau in the Pacific Ocean

Archipelago Palau — Western Caroline Islands. Earthquake in Palau — 5.3 on the Richter scale.

In the area of the Czech spa town of Karlovy Vary earthquake

In western Bohemia on Friday, 30 km from the famous Czech spa town of Karlovy Vary, an earthquake of magnitude 4, according to local media. The epicenter was located near the town of Cheb, 30 km east of Carlsbad. Experts predict that in the next few days in the area may be aftershocks of magnitude to 5. As a result of the earthquake occurred there were no casualties or damage. While tourists in Carlsbad earthquake hardly noticed.

MOE denies rumors of a possible earthquake in Sochi

EMERCOM Russia in Krasnodar Region denies rumors of possible earthquake on Sunday Sochi, said the agency.

Saturday Sochi residents received messages to mobile phones with a warning about the alleged projected MOE earthquake. EMERCOM Russia in Krasnodar Region denies this information.

"According to the seismological station Obninsk seismic activity in Sochi between the background values. Therefore urge residents and resort guests to remain calm," — said in a statement.

Earthquake of magnitude 4.1 occurred in southern Italy, there were no injuries

Earthquake of magnitude 4.1 occurred on Thursday night in the southern Italian region of Campania, television reported Tgcom24.

According to specialists of the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology in Italy, a series of several aftershocks of magnitude 2.4 to 4.1 was recorded at 03.00 local time (05.00 MSK) in the province of Benevento, north-east of Naples. The epicenter was located at a depth of aftershocks 11.4 kilometers.

Fluctuations in the Earth's crust experienced residents of the settlements Padula, and Petrelchina Sant'Arkandzhelo-Trimonte.

According to civil protection in Italy at the moment information on casualties or damage were reported as a

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The earthquake and tsunami in Japan: photo

In Japan, there was a massive earthquake, Honshu, has covered 10-meter tsunami.

The earthquake was one of the strongest in the world by force, it is approximately equal to the Chilean earthquake last year, which killed 1.5 thousand people.

The consequences are terrible cataclysm. Many towns — including Tokyo — damaged. Thousands of victims. Many houses have been destroyed, there is fire.

The earthquake and tsunami in Japan: photo

Earthquake on the island of Honshu, do not stop

Along the eastern coast of the Japanese island of Honshu on Monday night there was an earthquake of magnitude 5.3. According to the Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the epicenter of the quake was in the Pacific Ocean at a distance of more than 200 kilometers east of the city of Sendai. Tectonic strike marked at a depth of 33 kilometers beneath the ocean floor. Morning of April 24 near the coast of Honshu were registered another earthquake of magnitude 4.6, the epicenter of which was located about 180 kilometers east of the Japanese coast. Data on

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An earthquake with magnitude 4.2 occurred near the southern Kurils

Vladivostok. September 26. Interfax-Far East — in the Pacific Ocean off the Kuril islands of Iturup earthquake with magnitude 4.2, which is not reflected in the life of the islanders, according to the Far Eastern regional center of MES (DVRTS).

Rescuers, referring to the Russian Academy of Sciences Geophysical Service noted that the quake was recorded at 02.25 local time on Sunday (19.25 MSK Saturday). Occur in the epicenter 74 km southwest of Sakhalin g.Kurilska (o.Iturup) at a depth of 60 km.

"This earthquake in settlements in the Sakhalin region was not felt. Victims, destruction, no threat of a tsunami,"

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The earthquake occurred in Tashkent

A small earthquake was felt in Tashkent

At about 00:50 pm on Friday in Tashkent felt a small earthquake with the epicenter in Tajikistan.

As "Gazete.uz" on seismic "Tashkent", the force of tremors in the capital, according to preliminary data was 2 points.

The epicenter was located at 300 km south-east of Tashkent.

Solomon Islands earthquake survivors and mini-tsunami

To the southeast of the Solomon Islands was recorded earthquake of magnitude 8.0 and depth of the epicenter 28.7 km. After the main episode was followed by two more strong aftershocks of magnitude 6.4 and 6.6. On the islands of Santa Cruz, was completely destroyed three villages. According to recent reports, killing five of the islanders.

The region was declared a tsunami warning, which eventually came true, wave height of 0.9 meters flooded island isolated settlements in the remote province of Temotu. By order of the leadership of the country all the 5000 residents in the zone of

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