Sochi residents felt the tremors. Video


19.12.11.Nebolshoe earthquake occurred today, December 19, at about 11:30 am. Tremors were felt for a few seconds.

"Max Portal" is known that an earthquake recorded in the center of Sochi, in the district Mamayka and for residents Matsesta, Akhun mountain it went virtually unnoticed.

As told to Helen Karpovich, head of the Sochi seismic, small amplitude thrusts to 2-3 points recorded in Sochi on 15 December. This is due to the fact that the Caucasus Mountains young, growing, and there is the need for detente. Currently, data on the earthquake that took place today, are processed.

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An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 occurred east of Indonesia

February 23, 2013. Earthquake magnitude 6.2 occurred on Saturday in the Pacific Ocean to the east of Indonesia, tremors were felt in East Timor, and caused panic among residents, according to agency The Associated Press referring to the Indonesian Meteorological and Geophysical agency.

Underground points were recorded at 20:09 local time (15:09 MSK). The earthquake at the depth of 10 kilometers. The epicenter was located 202 kilometers east of the capital city of Dili, East Timor.

At the same time, the U.S. Geological Survey website reports that the magnitude of the earthquake was 5.7, and the center lies at a

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In Japan, the earthquake and suffered ten people

February 2, 2013. In the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido was earthquake 6.9 magnitude. How citing local media reports The Global Post, injured Ten people.

The epicenter was located at 103 kilometers below the surface of the land. Tremors, contrary to fears of experts, did not result in a tsunami, although they felt the inhabitants of the neighboring islands, including Honshu, which is located about 1,300 km from the epicenter of the earthquake.

The island contains several nuclear facilities, but none of them received injuries.



In Hokkaido, there was a strong earthquake

February 3, 2013. Least

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On May 22, in Bulgaria more than 500 aftershocks



31.06.12.I last night in Bulgaria at 0015 hours reported minor earthquake, according to the Seismological Center of the Geophysical Institute at BAS.

The epicenter of the earthquake was 25 km southwest of Sofia, with a magnitude of about 2.5 on the Richter scale.

Thus, since a strong earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale, occurred on May 22 in Bulgaria, more than 500 aftershocks.


Yakutia jolted seven times in a row

February 15, 2013. On the night of Thursday to Friday in Abyisky region of Yakutia have been seven earthquakes. The most powerful earthquakes — magnitude 6.8 — occurred 13 minutes after nightfall.

Power subsequent shocks was lower and ranged from 4.9 to 5.1 points. The epicenters of earthquakes located 54 km from the village Syagannah, at a depth of 9.9 kilometers, according to ITAR-TASS. According to the General Administration of Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Sakha, the death and destruction as a result of the tremors was not followed, it is vitally important facilities are operating normally.

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Two strong earthquakes in Indonesia. Video


Tsunami threatens the coast of the Indian Ocean

April 11 in the Indian Ocean near the Indonesian island of Sumatra, there were two earthquakes. The authorities have issued a warning of a possible tsunami on the coast.

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11.04.12.Aftershok registered a magnitude of 8.2 in the Indonesian province of Aceh on the island off the coast of Sumatra, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The earthquake was located at a depth of 22.9 km.

Earlier Wednesday in Indonesia earthquake of magnitude 8.6, after which the authorities have announced a tsunami threat.

This warning tsunami

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Scientists: Tokyo threatens massive earthquake

February 7, 2013. The active seismic fault Tachikawa, located near Tokyo, can cause in the Japanese capital powerful earthquake, much stronger than expected earlier, reported on Thursday by local scientists.

To such conclusion experts of the Institute of Seismology, University of Tokyo, which today published the results of a detailed study of the fault, ITAR-TASS reported.

Fault Tachikawa is located in the west of the prefecture Tokyo and partly to the north of the capital of the prefecture of Saitama. During the excavation, seismologists have found signs of what was happening in the past horizontal movement of tectonic plates in

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Preparing for an earthquake in the U.S.

February 7, 2013. More than 2.7 million man currently time prescribed preparing for an earthquake, up to simulate the recommended safety measures during tremors in nine states — Tennessee, Oklahoma, Missouri, Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois and Mississippi.

We invite you to join the millions of people who will descend to the ground, closed down protection and will keep it on yourself, at 10:15. AM February 7, 2013 in 2013 , during the "Great Central U.S. shake-up"!

Last year, more than 12.5 million man participated in exercises around the world. Exercises are a great way for your family

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Strong earthquake in Japan caused changes in the Earth’s ionosphere


11.10.11.Razrushitelnoe earthquake that struck Japan in March this year, the impact on the upper atmosphere before as tremors were reported on the ground. This is the conclusion reached by Japanese scientists at the University of Hokkaido. The article was published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters.

Scientists hope that this discovery can be used to prevent subsequent earthquakes. The researchers found that during the movement of the earth's crust formed and tsunami waves that reached ionosphere — one of the highest layers of the atmosphere.

Now surveyor and geophysicist Kosuke Heki (Kosuke Heki) from Hokkaido University reported that

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Ahead of the Wave: Scientists learn to predict tsunamis

This lighthouse is part of a deep-sea station monitoring and tsunami warning. After the shock of underwater earthquakes like beacons transmit information about the power of a tsunami wave tsunami warning centers. Photo from

February 26, 2013. Today, scientists are working on how to predict tsunami, threatening coastal settlements

Whether you are breaking the water surface of a lake or jump out into the water overboard, splashing in her bath or splash water in the pool, throw a stone in a pond fixed — either way you're watching the waves on the water. And the more

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