A powerful earthquake shook Costa Rica

14.05.11.Po preliminary data, the magnitude of the quake was 6 on a scale Rihtera.Epitsentr earthquake is located 16 miles north-west of the capital city of San Jose in the district of Tilaran.

Underground of tremors shook the ground for 20 seconds, hit osbenno Alayuela province, witnesses reported numerous destructions.

Information about the victims of the earthquake have been reported.

Seismologists say that to the west of the epicenter is the active volcano Arenal, which can wake up in the earthquake.

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An earthquake with magnitude 5.2 occurred near the capital of Japan

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake occurred east of Tokyo, in the neighboring Chiba Prefecture, reported mmo country.

Hearth lies at a depth of 80 kilometers. Tremors were felt in eight prefectures, the strongest they have been in central Tokyo and Kanagawa Prefecture.

No tsunami threat. Information on casualties or damage were reported.

In Kyrgyzstan, the magnitude 6.2 earthquake

Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 occurred on the night of Wednesday, July 20, in the south-west of Kyrgyzstan, reported Agence France-Presse, with reference to the U.S. Geological Survey (US Geological Survey).

The epicenter of the earthquake, recorded at 01:35 local time, was located near the border with Uzbekistan — 404 km south-west of Bishkek and 42 km south-west of Fergana.

Data on victims and devastation caused by the earthquake have been reported yet.

In October 2008, an earthquake with the epicenter in Tajikistan, the Kyrgyz village of Nura has killed more than 70 people, at least 100 were injured. 90

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Big jump. Tremors watch online

About the devastating earthquake in the Land of the Rising Sun in 2011, seismologists have learned from Kamchatka in 7 minutes before it starts. That still causes similar disasters? Over this question, scientists are struggling all over the world. And now they are able to catch the upcoming tremors and act out in nature as much as 7 minutes! Earthquake — one of the most horrible, devastating natural disasters. About how architects do and feel at home for a seismically active regions, and what technology scientists use to predict volcanic activity.

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No tsunami threat to the Far East after the earthquake in El Salvador

Tsunami threat to the Russian Far East coast poslezemletryaseniya that occurred Monday morning off the coast of El Salvador, no.

"Preliminary Assessment — the location of the earthquake epicenter and magnitude are such that they are not dangerous for the manifestation of a tsunami from the Russian coast of the Far East", — stated in the Sakhalin Hydrometeorological management (AHEM).

In turn, the management of hydrometeorological in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky reports that the tsunami hazard for Kamchatka is also missing.

Off the coast of El Salvador in Sunday 22.37 local time (08.37 MSK Monday) there was an earthquake of magnitude 7.4.

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.9 occurred in Alaska

Earthquake of magnitude 5.9 occurred on Tuesday in southern Alaska, a few dozen kilometers from the big city, according to the U.S. Geological Survey website.

Information about the possible destruction and injuries were reported.

The epicenter of the earthquake, recorded at 16.42 local time on Monday (Tuesday 05.42 MSK), located only 39 kilometers west of Anchorage — Alaska's largest city. Hearth tremors occur at the depth of 50.1 kilometers.

Another earthquake of 6.4 points near Shizuoka, Japan

A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 shook Shizuoka Prefecture and its vicinity, including Tokyo, on Tuesday night (Japan time), at the time, as Japan struggles with the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami in the northeast of the country. At 22:31 zaregistrirovanyo earthquake measuring more than 6 points in the eastern part of Shizuoka in central Japan, and more than 5 points — in the eastern part of the neighboring Yamanashi Prefecture, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency.

Tsunami warnings have been reported and no serious damage to the Hamaoka nuclear power plant in Omaezaki, Shizuoka Prefecture —

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Mysterious Russian. Gorny Altai. Gateway to Shambhala? watch online

September 27, 2003 of strongest earthquake led shudder Republic Mountain Altatay. At the epicenter of the earthquake intensity reached 8-9. Power head shake 7.3 on the Richter scale. 10s populated Fri been deprived of light and water. Hundreds left without homes and livelihoods. Earthquake wave swept from the Altai Mountains to Novosibirsk. Altai people believe — it's not a coincidence. This is — flat threat bloodthirsty Altai land claim back what it took away — the mummy of Princess Ukokskoy that comes before September 2012 for seven hundred miles from his own grave.

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Invented the door to protect against earthquakes

30.09.2010

Colin Holden (Colin Holden), the teacher of the course design, the author studies that door, wondering: "The principle is simple and reliable so that you wonder — why is it not created sooner?" (Photo by Kingston University London. Just five seconds it takes to convert the door in a protective capsule. Meanwhile, according to the author of the system, a student of the University of Kingston (Kingston University London) Eunkhva Lee (Younghwa Lee), between the first and the strongest aftershocks attacks usually takes about 15 seconds, giving some residents a chance to make

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Massive earthquake in Romania will be felt in Ukraine and Moldova

Yesterday, in Romania there was a strong earthquake measuring 5.7 points with the epicenter in Vrancea mountain range in the southern part of the Eastern Carpathians.

The earthquake was also felt in the territory of Ukraine and Moldova. And, although seismologists said tremors were only in western Ukraine, at night they were felt even in Kiev, according to witnesses.

Fortunately severe damage and no casualties, as the epicenter was far in Vrancea Mountains in bending Srednekarpatskogo ridge at a depth of 140 km.

At the same time George Mermuryanu, director of the Romanian Institute of Earth Physics, noted that

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