Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred in the north-west of Sumatra

An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Indonesian seismologists use the Richter scale occurred on Thursday morning in the north-west coast of Sumatra, told RIA Novosti on the National Office of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (NUMKG) of Indonesia.

Quake epicenter was located 29 kilometers south-east of the city Sibolga in the Indonesian province of North Sumatra, the earthquake lies at a depth of 84 kilometers below the surface of the sixth-largest island of the world.

Warning of tsunami was not announced, reports of casualties or damage have been reported yet.

Indonesia — the most seismically active regions in the world. In

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Sochi would be tested for earthquake resistance

Even in the first half of December in the city of Sochi, where to get the Winter Olympics in 2014, there were an earthquake measuring 4.8 points. Earthquake felt good citizens port of Novorossiysk, which is hundreds of kilometers to the north-west of York. Despite the fact that the quake caused no damage, at the request of the country's leaders should be checked seismic situation in the region to ensure complete security of the upcoming sports event.

Since the discovery of the first shock in December near Sochi was detected on three similar push the two of them had

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In Buryatia earthquake

In Buryatia earthquake intensity 5.6 points. The epicenter of tremors, which were recorded on Sunday, was 100 kilometers south-east of the village Severomuisk.

As ITAR-TASS in Russian Emergency Situations Ministry headquarters in the Republic, in Severomuyskiy tremors were not felt. No injuries or damage. All critical infrastructure Muya region are operating normally.

Underground elements did not affect the operation of the BAM and situated in the area of North-15-kilometer rail tunnel — the longest in Russia.

5.6-magnitude earthquake occurred in Chile

5.6-magnitude earthquake occurred in northern Chile, no casualties or damage.

As reported on Monday at the Institute of Seismology of the University of Chile, the epicenter of the quake was located at 118 km from the city of Iquique. Hearth lies at a depth of 105 km. Fluctuations in the Earth's crust were felt in at least 12 cities and towns.

According to emergency services, for the last three days, there were more than 80 aftershocks of varying intensity, which caused concern among the local population. Chileans have fresh memories of February 27 last year, when a 8.8-magnitude earthquake killed

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Siberia has experienced a major earthquake

An earthquake measuring 6.1 points occurred in Siberia. Quake epicenter was located 170 kilometers south of Abakan and 195 kilometers from Kyzyl. After the disaster interrupted the 30 towns in Khakassia, Abakan and children brought to the streets.

'The earthquake in the epicenter, according to the calculations, is more than six points. Jolt was felt in Novosibirsk, Kemerovo, Krasnoyarsk, Minusinke, Kansk, "- said the chief of Alert Geophysical Service RAS Marina Kolomiets. According to her, the earthquake was at a depth of 15 kilometers.

According to Krasnoyarsk seismic earthquake occurred at 8:35 am Moscow time on Tashtypskom region of Khakassia.

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Propulsion in the epicenter of the earthquake in Khakassia was 7 points

The intensity of the shock at the epicenter of the earthquake that occurred on the morning of Thursday Tashtypskom region of Khakassia, was seven points, magnitude 6.1, told RIA Novosti spokesman for the Siberian Regional Emergency Center Olesya Kukueva.

"According to the Krasnoyarsk seismic station at 08:35 am (MSK), there was an earthquake in the area Tashtypskom Khakassia. Coordinates: 52.78 north latitude, 90.3 longitude. Magnitude 6.1, the force pushes in the epicenter was seven points," — said Kukueva.

According to her, now examined the structure for damage, and is a survey of the population. Complaints from the public and information

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Altai and Kuzbass earthquake

In Barnaul, felt the tremors, "Interfax". Aftershocks recorded at 11:40 local time. People leave the high-rise office buildings. "Currently, we expect the information from seismic," — said the agency spokesman emergency department for the Altai Territory Andrey Pozdnyakov.

Also reports of tremors come from Novokuznetsk, Kemerovo and Prokopievsk.

According to the website the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake occurred at 5:35 GMT (8:35 MSK), its epicenter was 170 km south of Abakan at a depth of 15.4 km, the magnitude was 5.5, reports "Interfax".

Earthquake in the Kuril Islands

January 27 at 11.04 (NBC) in the 119.8 km southwest of. Simushir recorded earthquake of magnitude 4.9.

As correspondent REGIONS.RU The press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations DVRTS given earthquake area settlements was not felt. Victims, destruction, the threat of a tsunami there.

4 people were killed after an earthquake in Indonesia

According to official data, the Indonesian government a strong earthquake that occurred in the northern part of the island, took the lives of four villagers, and several dozen people were injured.

The representative of Indonesia's Department during the Holocaust said the cause of death of four people, including a 9-year-old boy, were brought down the rubble. 12 people have been hospitalized with severe cuts and fractures. An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 occurred in the evening on August 18 at 35 kilometers from the south-east of Palu on Sulawesi, the last day of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. As

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In Sakhalin earthquake

January 25 at 07.39 (NBC) 119 km north-east Nogliki Sakhalin earthquake registered at a depth of 33 km with a magnitude of 4.8.

As correspondent REGIONS.RU The press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations DVRTS given earthquake area settlements was not felt. Victims, destruction, the threat of a tsunami there.

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