Story of the continuation: nuclear event and an earthquake near Chicago

Story of the continuation: nuclear event and an earthquake near Chicago Danger Zone

January 30, 2012 a nuclear reactor 152 miles from Chicago, Illinois, let off steam with radioactive tritium.

As a result of a power nuclear power plant was closed at 16:18 (UTC). According to federal regulators, and representatives of Exelon Nuclear steam was released to reduce the pressure. Levels of tritium in the pair is considered safe.

Some facts about tritium

As in other cases of radiation, the risk of cancer increases. However, due to the fact that it emits a small amount of energy and leaves the

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Earthquake in Iran

Earthquake in Iran Natural Disasters

The afternoon of 19 January 2012 at 16.05 local time in northern Iran earthquake of medium strength 5.5, injuring more than 100 people. The earthquake happened in Neyshabur, has about 220,000 people. According to the data transmitted by the media, 17 victims were hospitalized. During an earthquake, many residents were able to run out into the street from their homes. The earthquake knocked out windows and temporarily disrupted lines of communication. Were also destroyed walls of homes in some parts of the cities. Residents of nearby cities, located 100 kilometers from the epicenter, reported that

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The number of victims of the earthquake in Indonesia is growing

July 7, 2013. Last Tuesday, in the province of Aceh, which occupies the northern tip of Sumatra, was earthquake of magnitude 6.2. The death toll has reached 35 people, eight are still missing. 276 people received injuries of varying severity.

According to the National Office of Disaster Management (BNPB), in the district Benermeriah seriously affected 537 homes. Another 252 buildings were slightly damaged. In the district of Central Aceh destroyed 1,368 homes, has 2,135 buildings suffered minor damage, says "Jakarta Post".

Several thousand residents of the mentioned districts are forced to live in tents and temporary shelters. Organized

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An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 near Chiapas, Mexico

An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 near Chiapas, Mexico Natural Disasters

Evening, January 21, 2012 a powerful earthquake at a depth of 79.5 kilometers far from the coast of Chiapas, Mexico. The epicenter was 91 miles west of Tapachula, 143 kilometers southeast of colors and in 811 kilometers southeast of the capital. From Guatemala epicenter was 281 kilometers away. Fatalities and serious damage was found.

Mexico is known for its devastating earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. In September 1985, the country was recorded 8.1 earthquake centered in the subduction zone near Acapulco. As a result, more than 9,500 people died, 4,000 of

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In the state of Washington have discovered a new fault crustal

The figure shows the five areas paleoseysmicheskoy activity (red circles) and three Holocene fault (solid red line).

April 28. In the north-western Pacific Ocean occur quite severe tectonic events. From the Cascadia subduction zone where tectonic plate Juan de Fuca plate beneath the North American plate is moving and to the fault zone near Seattle, where 1,100 years ago the real earthquake occurred up to 7 points, there was the risk of renewed seismic activity.

Approximately 60 km to the north of the places described and located extremely close to the dangerous rupture in Bellingham near the

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Seven-point earthquake in Sumatra

Seven-point earthquake in Sumatra Natural Disasters

According to the U.S. Geological Survey Center (USGS) earthquake measuring 7.3 points occurred near the north coast. Sumatra, Indonesia, at 18:37:01 UTC. The epicenter was 29.1 km depth located in 423 km south-west of Banda Aceh, Sumatra, 537 km south-west of Lhokseumawe, Sumatra, and 951 km west of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia . The European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) recorded the same force of the earthquake, but indicates the depth of 10 km. Indonesian sources say the strength at 7.6 points. The details of the incident and the possible destruction is not reported.

The Pacific

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A powerful earthquake in the Solomon Islands

A powerful earthquake in the Solomon Islands Natural Disasters

Earthquake measuring 6.6 points recorded in the early morning January 9, 2012 in the Solomon Islands. The epicenter is located 38.9 km deep, 75 km west-north-west of. Lata, Santa Cruz Islands, 355 km to the east of Kira-Kira, about. San Cristobal, Solomon Islands, 584 km east-south-east of Honiara, on. Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1970 kilometers east of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 2267 km north-east of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Tihoookeansky Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) does not report damage or tsunami threat.

The region is located in the south-western Pacific Ocean and is

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Photos from the # 7

The boy goes through the mud in Budude, Uganda, came down here after a landslide that killed dozens of people. 50 students were gone. (James Akena / Reuters)

A few pictures of natural disasters have occurred recently, and their consequences. Pictures are clickable.

Past Photoreview time, two, three, four, five and six.

Music teacher Claudia Vergara crying in a broken piano on the site of his former home in Constitucion. In a strong 8.8-magnitude earthquake in Chile, hundreds of people died and thousands were left homeless. (Luis Hidalgo / Associated Press)

A man

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An earthquake of magnitude 6.5 occurred in Taiwan

June 2, 2013. An earthquake of magnitude 6.5 occurred on Sunday in Taiwan, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter of the earthquake, which occurred at 13:43 local time (09:43 MSK), located 25 kilometers south-east of the city Bouley (Buli), center lies at a depth of 14.4 kilometers.

Information on casualties or damage were reported.

Taiwan is located at the junction of two tectonic plates and is considered one of the most seismically active zones of the planet. Every year seismological station of the island is fixed to 18 thousand aftershocks. The strongest earthquake in Taiwan, magnitude 7.6, occurred

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Nearly 10 people were injured when a magnitude 5.6 earthquake in the Philippines

June 2, 2013. At least 9 people were injured in an earthquake in Cotabato province in the central part of the island of Mindanao in the Philippines, said on Sunday, the Associated Press referring to the government.

An earthquake of magnitude 5.6 occurred in the Philippines on Saturday. The tremors were recorded in 5 kilometers from the city of Carmen. Center lies at a depth of 16 kilometers.

Element resulted in a landslide and damaged more than 30 homes and a school.

Russian tourists are not affected by the earthquake.

Two of the world's largest archipelago — Indonesia and

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