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India is a training mock earthquake

India is a training mock earthquake Facts

February 15, 2012 in New Delhi hosted a two-hour driving event, during which a number of simulated situations as overpass collapse, cracks in the columns in the subway, the destruction of hospitals and the collapse of houses, the potential for an earthquake of magnitude 7.

New Delhi is among the 30 cities in India which are located in one of the most dangerous seismic zones. In March 1999, during the 6.8 earthquake caused a tectonic shift in the seismic gap border between Nepal and India, was destroyed by a huge

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The impact of natural disasters on people's behavior

The impact of natural disasters on people's behavior Facts

A study by the University of Canterbury of New Zealand, said that the survivors of natural disasters more likely to suffer from mental impairment. This leads to the fact that during everyday activities such people begin to behave inappropriately. For example, the victims of terrorist acts increasingly involved in an accident, are more prone to stress and anxiety.

Assistant professor of psychology William Helton believes that greater stress and confusion, leading to this behavior are the result arising from disasters cognitive disorders. To confirm the theory have been several psychological tests

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Seismic activity in northern California

Seismic activity in northern California Natural Disasters

February 14, 2012 in Northern California earthquake at a depth of 32.9 kilometers force 5.6. The epicenter was located close to the National Park "Redwood." Tremors were felt not only in California, but also in the southern part of Oregon. Day, there was also a few jolts to a depth of 0.5 kilometers of the power of 3 to 4.3 near Anderson Springs, where 8 November 1980 there was a major earthquake measuring 7.3.

In an area where there were the most violent shocks, the most populated cities are Arcata (17 000) and

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Sounds before the earthquake in Colorado, USA

August 22. The sounds were recorded two tourists in the state of Colorado the day before the recent earthquake.

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An earthquake of magnitude 8.2 occurred in the Sea of Okhotsk

May 24, 2013. An earthquake of magnitude 8.2 occurred in the Sea of Okhotsk, According to the U.S. Geological Survey.

According to U.S. experts, the focus of the incident at 09:44 MSK earthquake at the depth of 602 kilometers. The threat of a tsunami were reported.

Previously, scientists have claimed that Kamchatka increased risk of a massive earthquake.

Source: RIA Novosti

 

An earthquake in the Sea of Okhotsk shocked Moscow

May 24, 2013. Echoes of the earthquake in the Sea of Okhotsk sunk to Moscow, told RIA Novosti on duty Geophysical Service RAS.

"Perhaps it was the echoes

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The planet was shaking the whole day

May 25, 2013. Last day for the land were not the most simple in its history. Earthquakes of varying thickness were recorded in large parts of the globe. In addition to the strong aftershocks were felt in Russia, tremors experienced people for at least another nine regions of the world.

The very first felt the instability of the soil under the feet of the inhabitants of the island of Crete. According to the testimony of devices, the power of this earthquake reached 4.8 points. Two hours later, the news of the earthquake came from the area of Celebes Sea.

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Earthquake in the Philippines takes the lives of over 40 people

Earthquake in the Philippines takes the lives of more than 40 residents of Natural Disasters

February 6, 2012 in the central islands of the Philippines, a series of earthquakes from 4.8 to 6.7, the most powerful of which was recorded at a depth of 46.6 kilometers. Events took place in densely populated areas near the towns of Ayungon (20 km), Tayasan (12 km), Kantaup (16 km), Dzhimalalud (6 km), Apanangon (6 km).

According to the first official data from several landslides caused by the most powerful earthquake that killed about 40 people, more than 100 injured and many are still

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An earthquake of magnitude 5.9 occurred in Kamchatka

May 19, 2013. An earthquake of magnitude 5.9 occurred in 22.44 MSK Sunday off the east coast of Kamchatka, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquake lies at a depth of 19 kilometers. The epicenter was in the Pacific Ocean, 132 km south-east of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.

Information on possible damage were reported.

According to RIA Novosti, the representative of the situational center Hydrometeorology, no tsunami threat.

In the past days off the coast of Kamchatka was registered several earthquakes of magnitude 4.7 to 4.9.

Source: RIA Novosti

The risk of a massive earthquake in Kamchatka promoted, said scientists

May

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A series of earthquakes on April 11-12

Earthquake dynamics after a magnitude 8.6 earthquake near Sumatra. Clickable

After the earthquake off the coast of Indonesia, initially estimated magnitude of 8.9, and then reduced to 8.6, more active 13 tsunami warning buoys. All of them are located at the junction of the boundaries of tectonic plates. Later, on the planet swept a series of earthquakes.

Activated tsunami warning buoys.

Source: USGS; National Data Buoy Center

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An earthquake of magnitude 6.8 occurred off the coast of Chile

May 20, 2013. An earthquake of magnitude 6.8 occurred on Monday in the southern Pacific Ocean off the west coast of Chile, according to the U.S. Geological Survey USGS.

The quake was recorded at 13.49 MSK, 600 kilometers west of the port city of Puerto Kelon, located on the Chilean island of Chiloe. Center lies at a depth of 10 kilometers. According to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre (PTWC), like earthquakes can trigger local tsunamis within a radius of 100 kilometers from the epicenter.

Chile passes through the Pacific "fire zone" — the band of volcanoes and tectonic faults up

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