5.8 earthquake in New Zealand. Video


23.12.11.Zemletryasenie a magnitude of 5.8 occurred today in New Zealand. Its epicenter was 25 kilometers from the city of Christchurch in the South, which is severely affected by this disaster earlier this year.

This time, the tremors did not cause damage and casualties, but led to a power failure. Left without electricity for about 15 thousand people. The earthquake was suspended Christchurch International Airport. According to authorities, one person injured. It hit the store shelves.

Local residents were seriously scared:

"It was pretty quick, but sharp. Previously, I did not see him. I was afraid that the ceiling

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5.9 earthquake in central Chile



MOSCOW, September 14 — RIA Novosti. Earthquake of magnitude 5.9 occurred on Wednesday in the central part of Chile, the epicenter was located at 123 kilometers northwest of the capital, Santiago, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter of the earthquake in 03.03 local time (11.03 MSK), located in the Pacific Ocean, 39 kilometers north of the port city of Valparaiso.

The earthquake lies at a depth of 19 kilometers. No casualties or damage were reported.

At the end of February 2010 in Chile by an earthquake of magnitude 8.8 and ensuing tsunami killed more

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Earthquake in Japan


2.03.11.Zemletryasenie capacity of 4.9 recorded on Wednesday in the southern part of the Japanese archipelago. Data on victims, casualties or damage were reported, APA reports quoting the website bbc.com. According to the National Meteorological Administration, tsunami threat arose.

The epicenter of the earthquake was located near the island of Miyako. Hearth lies at a depth of 20 kilometers under the ocean floor. The strongest tremors were recorded in the resort towns Miyakodzima and Ishigaki.

The Japanese archipelago is located on the junction of four tectonic plates. Every year there are up to 20% of the seating on the earth

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In New Zealand Earthquake 4.5


1.03.11.Zemletryasenie magnitude of 4.5 points occurred near the capital a week after the biggest disaster for 70 aftershocks of magnitude let.Podzemnye 4.5 on the Richter scale was felt on Tuesday near Wellington.

The destruction and casualties yet nothing neizvestno.Zaneskolko hours before the earthquake occurred at Chili.Po recent data, no one was hurt.

A week ago, a devastating earthquake in the second largest city in New Zealand claimed the lives of more than 150 homes were destroyed chelovek.Sotni, dozens still obestocheny.Neskolko people are still missing, but hopes of finding them alive, according to rescuers, there is almost no .


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Earthquakes, volcanoes as a trigger, increased worldwide

December 16, 2012. Earthquakes and volcanic eruptions have always been linked. For example, if you compare the maps of seismic activity and volcanic activity map, we see that they are almost identical. And earthquake, and volcanic eruptions occur at the boundaries of tectonic plates that make up Earth's surface. Earthquakes occur as resetting the voltage produced at the expansion board or when they are immersed beneath one another. Slightly more complicated is the process of magma along almost all tectonic boundaries — this magma rises to the surface, forming volcanoes. In recent weeks, the magnitude of the earthquakes around

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Two strong earthquakes in China



1.11.11.Pervye tremors of magnitude 6.8 were recorded in the region of Xinjiang province on the border with Kyrgyzstan.

Information about the strong earthquake in northern China came from the U.S. Geological Survey Center early Tuesday morning. Fixed magnitude of fluctuations was 6.8. Primordial force fluctuations estimated at 6.0, but later increased the experts this milestone.

First tremors were observed in the north-west of the country, in China's Xinjiang province about 600 km from the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek.

— Tremors of a magnitude of 6.8 points were recorded at 4 am (MSK), at a depth of 33

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Chile: 170 earthquakes in the village Navidad

December 12, 2012. One push occurred in the middle of the night. Another fisherman found on the shore. Then again jolted by a dinner. And again, and again, more than 170 aftershocks occurred in Navidad in just five weeks. The most powerful of these occurred during the funeral and frightened people ran out into the street.

Navidad, a small farm town on the coast, a population of 5,500 inhabitants, is the most seismically unstable place in one of the most seismically dangerous countries in the world. And seismologists can not say for sure if it was the echo of the

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7.5 magnitude earthquake in the Pacific Ocean near Vanuatu



MOSCOW, Aug. 20 — RIA Novosti. Earthquake of magnitude 7.5 occurred on Saturday off the coast of the island nation of Vanuatu in the Pacific Ocean, the site of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Information on possible casualties damage were reported.

According to the service, the earthquake was recorded at 03.55 local time on Sunday (Saturday 20.55 MSK). Hearth lies at a depth 40.6 km, the epicenter of the quake was at a distance of 62 kilometers to the south-west of the capital of Vanuatu — Port Vila.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Miami (Florida, USA) reported

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An earthquake with magnitude 3.6 occurred near Tbilisi


© Photo: Alexander Imedashvili, NEWSGEORGIA

TBILISI, August 2. — News-Georgia, Elena Partsvania. Earthquake of magnitude 3.6 occurred on Tuesday 17 kilometers south-west of Tbilisi, said in a statement posted on the site of seismic monitoring of the State University of Elijah.

The earthquake occurred at 12.13 Tbilisi time. The epicenter was northwest of Tetritskaro 7 kilometers away from the village Sapudzvrebi (District Tetritskaro).

Tbilisi residents felt the tremors, but is reported to seismologists, the earthquake of such force should not cause damage.

Source: News Georgia

Earthquake in Moldova


11.01.12.Podzemnye aftershocks of magnitude 4.4 on the Richter scale was registered on Tuesday evening at 20 hours 25 minutes. The epicenter was located in the Romanian Vrancea Mountains.

— It was one of the deepest earthquakes. At a depth of 170 kilometers strand was a movement of terrestrial rocks, — Daniel tells Peulesku specialist Romanian National Institute of Physics of the Earth, — localized tremors were Siriu, in this village of Romania naiblee strongly they felt.

However, the earthquake felt and residents of Chisinau. It bothered citizens slight clatter of dishes in the cabinets and barely perceptible jiggle

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