In Krivoy Rog earthquake crater — 50 to 70 meters

Karst holes

20.01.11.Bolshuyu hole (50 to 70 m, 20 — D) found local experts on 18 January, and the earthquake itself in Krivoy Rog took place on 14 January. No injuries or damage, as the crater formed in a remote area of the city (District Cemetery "West"), which lies just up the road into the city (the funnel is 550 m from the road), the mine office located Artem "ArcelorMittal Krivoy Rog" and mine " Homeland "" Krivoy Rog iron ore. "

This was announced by Chief of Territorial Administration Krivorozhsky Gosgorpromnadzora Oleg Cherednichenko, says "Today".

"On January 14, after

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Earthquake in Silicon Valley


8.01.11.Dva tremors 4.1 and 2.6 on the Richter scale occurred on Friday night in California's Silicon Valley. No casualties or damage were reported. The epicenter of tremors was about five miles south of San Jose, the largest city of the region known as the center of high-tech industry, reports BBC.


Near Sumatra earthquake


7.01.11.Zemletryasenie magnitude 5.7 occurred today south of the Indonesian island of Sumatra, according to ITAR-TASS. According to the Australian National Seismological Service, the epicenter of the quake was at a depth of 1 km. They were clearly felt in a radius of 339 km.

Information on casualties or damage have been reported yet. Experts estimate that a tsunami is unlikely. A similar earthquake in the South Pacific, on the last day of 2010.

Indonesian (Malay) archipelago consists of more than 18,000 islands stretching along the equator at 6500 miles. The world's largest island country surrounded by the

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Japan Earthquake 6.6


13.01.11.Zemletryasenie magnitude 6.6 on the Richter scale occurred on Thursday in Japan. Information on casualties or damage were reported. According to the National Meteorological Administration, no tsunami threat. The epicenter was located in the Pacific Ocean near the Ogasawara Islands, which are part of the Japanese capital prefektury.Ochag lies at a depth of 520 km under the sea. Tremors were felt immediately and residents of nine Japanese prefectures.

The Japanese archipelago is located on the junction of four tectonic plates, so every year there are up to 20% of the seating on the earth quake of magnitude

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In China 5.6 earthquake


Changchun, Jan. 8 / Xinhua / — Today at 07:34 Hunchun in Yanbian Korean Autonomous Region, Jilin Province / Northeast China / An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale. At 8:30 reported casualties and no injuries were reported.

According to the China Seismological Service, the epicenter of quake was 43 degrees with the coordinates. sh. and 131.1 degrees c. on the earthquake source lies at a depth of 560 km.

In the north of England 3.7 earthquake


4.01.11.Zemletryasenie magnitude 3.7 on the Richter scale was registered near the city of Leeds in Yorkshire in northern England. This is the second month the earthquake that occurred in the English north.

Data on the potential damage from earthquakes have been received, reports BBC.


In China, for 3 days was 92 earthquake


4.01.11.Uezd Intszyan in the southern Chinese province of Yunnan from 1 to January 3, lasted until the New Year weekend, experienced 92 tremors due to a risk of collapse canceled classes in local schools, the Chinese press reported Tuesday.

According to the provincial seismological station, the maximum magnitude of 4.9 jolts. According to preliminary estimates, the earthquake in varying degrees, affected 148,000 people, nearly 90,000 were forced to flee their homes. Tremors damaged more than 30 thousand houses. However, information about the seriously injured or killed were reported.

Local authorities have reported that people who lost their homes are

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On Baikal earthquake


25.02.11.Zemletryasenie magnitude 4.4 occurred on Friday night in the lake.

According to the Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences, its epicenter was located at the north end of the lake, which is located near the towns Kichera and Kuma.

The earthquake lies at a depth of 10 km. Information about the consequences of shock have been reported yet, according to ITAR-TASS.


5.7-magnitude earthquake occurred in northern India


NEW DELHI, March 4 — RIA Novosti, Evgeny Pakhomov, Evgeny Bezeq. Earthquake of magnitude 5.7 occurred on Monday in northern India, said the Indian Meteorological Department.

According to RIA Novosti, tremors were felt in the capital New Delhi and surrounding areas. According to the Indian TV channels, tremors were felt in several cities in the north.

According to the Indian Meteorological Department, the epicenter of the earthquake was located near the border of India and Nepal.

No casualties or destruction have been reported yet.

World caught up with series of major earthquakes




In recent years all over the world there has been series of major earthquakes, their power ranges from 4.1 to 6.3 on the Richter scale. So, as a result of the earthquake in Turkey, which occurred the day before, nine people died, dozens were injured. The earthquake

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