Earthquake in China: More than 1.4 thousand homes destroyed

March 3, 2013. Earthquake in the south-western province China Yunnan destroyed more 1.4 thousand buildings damaged more than six million homes, according to the central TV China.

Earlier, the Xinhua News Agency reported that the element has destroyed about 700 homes.

Earthquake a magnitude of 5.5 was recorded on Sunday afternoon in the county of Yunnan Eryuan, center lies at a depth of nine kilometers, reported local seismologists.

Data on casualties yet, injuring 30 people, one of whom is in serious condition. Total in the earthquake zone are 130 thousand people. At present, the region is a humanitarian relief operation.

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6.1 Earthquake in Chile


Magnitude mb 6.1 Region ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE Date time 2011-06-20 16:35:57.0 UTC Location 21.89 S; 68.32 W Depth 100 km Distances 88 km NE Calama (pop 143,084; local time 12:35:57.8 2011-06-20) 194 km E Tocopilla (pop 24,460; local time 12:35:57.8 2011-06-20)

Source: EMSC

An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 occurred near Guatemala City

March 26, 2013. An earthquake measuring 6.2 occurred on Monday Guatemala, epicenter was located about 10 kilometers from the capital, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

While data on the possible destruction and casualties were reported.

In November 2012 the underground point magnitude 7.2 caused the death of a Guatemala 44 people, another 3.4 million people suffered property damage. Most affected 11 of the 22 departments of the country.

Source: RIA Novosti

An earthquake of magnitude 8.7 off the coast of Indonesia, warning of a possible tsunami

An earthquake of magnitude 8.7 off the coast of Indonesia, warning of a possible tsunami Natural disasters

In the Indian Ocean countries announced a warning of a possible tsunami in connection with one of the eight most powerful earthquakes in the past 100 years. An earthquake measuring 8.7 occurred April 11, 2012 near the Indonesian coast. Tremors were recorded at a depth of 33 kilometers, 500 kilometers southwest of Banda Aceh, in the north of the island of Sumatra.

Immediately after the event, people of Indonesia and the Indian cities of Bangalore, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata hurriedly left their homes

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Earthquake in southern New Zealand. Video


6.06.11.Na southern New Zealand earthquake with magnitude 5.5. As stated in the Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences of the country and its epicenter was located 22 kilometers west of the second largest city in New Zealand, Christchurch, and the focus lies at a depth of 3.8 kilometers. Information on casualties or damage were reported.

February 22 of this year in Christchurch a devastating 6.3 magnitude earthquake, which killed more than 200 people, like ITAR-TASS.

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Turkey after the earthquake. Video


1.06.11.V Turkish city of Shem, after a devastating earthquake on May 19, people are afraid to return to their doma.Oni prefer to stay in camps, furnished by the local authorities and the International Committee of the "Red Cross and Red Crescent."

After the earthquake, the city recorded more than 1,500 earthquakes of magnitude greater than three ballov.Mnogie homes are alert, they need capital remont.Turetskie authorities allocate during disasters compensation.

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On Japan typhoon hit Songdo. Video


30.05.11.V result of heavy rains and high waves, one person was killed and two remain missing. The dead was 80-year old resident of Ehime Prefecture. His truck was flooded with water at a time when it was under the railway crossing. One of the missing — 21-year-old employee of the company, the second — 51-year-old male. Both claimed the water in the sea, according to RIA Novosti

According to the Meteorological Service of Japan, the typhoon weakened and probably will not reach the nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1".

Recall, on March 11 this year in Japan was the most

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Earthquake in northern Israel


29.05.11.Podzemnye tremors felt on Sunday evening, May 29, the residents of the north of Israel, in particular, Safed and its environs.

According to the Institute of Geophysics, an earthquake of magnitude 3.2 occurred about 22:20. Some sources say that the tremors were felt in Kiryat Shmona and the Golan Heights.

USA: Unknown explosions and tremors in New Jersey

March 19, 2013. In the emergency management office reported unexplained fluctuations in the Earth's crust, the seating in the southern part of the U.S. state NJ, transfers

"I froze. I thought it was another earthquake"Said Kathy Glover that she felt sitting in the living room on Tuesday afternoon. The incident really frightened her.

Strong vibrations came in two waves. The first series of aftershocks lasted for about five seconds, and then followed by an even one. According to her, it was a short, but powerful enough concussion, of which were set in motion all the things in the

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred in Alaska


MOSCOW, June 17 — RIA Novosti. Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred on Thursday in the south of the U.S. state of Alaska, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter of tremors reported in Thursday's 11.06 local time (06.23 MSK), located 84 kilometers south-west of the largest city in Alaska — Anchorage. The earthquake lies at a depth of 57.4 kilometers.

On the possible victims, casualties or damage were reported.

Source: RIA Novosti

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