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Thousands of years as a warning to save the Japanese (Los Angeles Times, USA)

When the tsunami struck the island Miyatodzima, history, passed on from generation to generation, and helped save many lives, as the locals know what to do in an emergency

An engineer by profession, I have been studying natural disasters. After March 11, 2011 in Tohoku earthquake with magnitude 9 points, I went to Japan to study the situation on the ground, hoping to learn the lessons that are useful in disaster relief in the future.

Having arrived in the Land of the Rising Sun in late May, I began commonplace — began to ask local residents who

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5.7 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Ecuador

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MOSCOW, November 17 — RIA Novosti. 5.7 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Ecuador, the website of U.S. Geological Service (USGS).

Earthquakes have been recorded in the medium 20.57 local time (04.57 MSK Thursday). The earthquake lies at a depth of 29.8 kilometers. The epicenter of tremors was located at 129 kilometers per km south-west of the city of Manta.

Reports of the devastation affected and no tsunami threat.

Source: RIA Novosti

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After the earthquake in Nevers went white water

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19.10.11.Posle earthquake villagers Bolshoy Never Skovorodinsky area remained without proper drinking water.

After strong aftershocks from the local water intake went white — as it turned out, the groundwater were lime impurities. Local residents are not at risk to use a liquid for food, so drinking water to bring them out of the district center, said Amur Pravda.

Bolshoy Never was almost at the epicenter of the earthquake that occurred last Friday. "Tremors" force 5.9 nevertsev left many without utensils, and some — no stoves, and, as it turned out, the whole village — without proper drinking water.

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Lessons mega-tsunami. A year later.

Head for the Sakhalin Tsunami Hydrometeorological Ivelskaya Tatyana, told a symposium held at the initiative of UNESCO, in Tokyo, United Nations University, which focused on the tsunami March 11, 2011 and its lessons.

March 11 in the Pacific Ocean east of the island of Honshu earthquake devastated. After just three minutes Japan Meteorological Agency had issued a tsunami warning.

The earthquake caused the tsunami disaster, which produced massive destruction in the north-east coast of Honshu. Tsunami spread across the Pacific Ocean and is registered in many coastal countries, including the Far Eastern coast of Russia, on the entire Pacific

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The anniversary of the devastating earthquake in Japan: The country is restored

Locals restore chaos, are in the prescribed form of the building, roads, and infrastructure. Photo: (c) Associated Press

In the history of Japan, the number 11 has left similar to the American rock trail. March 11, 2011 the country of the Rising Sun has experienced a disaster, which, like the tragedy of September 11, shocked the world.

Living in Japan observed a minute of silence at 14:46 local time (7:46 Kiev time), when they were recorded the first tremors, and after 33 minutes, when the tsunami covered the coast of Japan.

The fact that Japan quickly comes after a disaster,

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In Oceania there was a powerful earthquake (7.1)

Underwater earthquake in the South Pacific Ocean off the coast of the Republic of Vanuatu. According to seismologists, the earthquake magnitude was 7.1, and the center lies at a depth of 36.7 km under the seabed. While reports of the tsunami and other notable consequences cataclysm has been reported.

The earthquake registered on Friday at 18:09 local time (11:09 GMT). Its epicenter was 60 kilometers south-west of the city of Isangel Vanuatu — the provincial Tafea (Tanna Island), told Itar-Tass.

Vanuatu is located in Micronesia — the heart of Oceania as called huge cluster of islands (more than 80).

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5.8 magnitude earthquake occurred in China

5.8 magnitude earthquake occurred on Friday night at the west of China, according to the U.S. Geological Survey website.

The epicenter of earthquakes that occurred in 06.50 local time (02.50 MSK), located in 214 km south-west of the city of Aksu in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. The epicenter was located at a depth of 35.5 kilometers.

Data destruction and victims.

Source: RIA "Novosti".

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Transcarpathia today again a little shocked

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11.08.11.Kak UA-Reporter.com reported in the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations in the Transcarpathian region, today, August 11, at about 8:40 Berehove town was recorded quake power 2 on the Richter scale.

Negative effects of shocks did not cause as the day before.

Recall, on August 10 near the town of Beregovo Transcarpathian region were recorded tremors 4.3 on the Richter scale.

Transcarpathia belongs to seismically dangerous areas. In 2010, the area was recorded two earthquakes vibration amplitude 3.1 on the Richter scale.

Source: UA-Reporter.com

An earthquake can destroy Solotvyno

11.08.11.Seriya aftershocks that occurred in Transcarpathia today

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Experts predict a new powerful Tokyo earthquake

Earthquake aftershocks of magnitude 7.3, which can happen in the next few years in the Japanese capital, will be more powerful because the focus is on the occurrence of 10 kilometers closer to the Earth's surface than previously — such findings released Wednesday experts Ministry of Science and Education of Japan.

Until now, scientists have relied on the fact that the focus of the earthquake occurrence of magnitude higher than 7 will occur at a depth of 30-40 km beneath the Japanese capital. New calculations have shown that the source will be located closer to the Earth's surface to 5-10

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6.2 magnitude earthquake in Vanuatu

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MOSCOW, Aug. 25 — RIA Novosti. Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 occurred on Thursday off the coast of Vanuatu in the South Pacific, the site of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Earthquakes have been recorded at 10.06 local time (03.06 MSK). According to seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 79 km south-west of the capital city of Port Vila. The earthquake lies at a depth of 10.1 kilometers.

No injuries, possible damage were reported.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Miami reports no threat of a tsunami from the earthquake.

An earthquake measuring six and above is

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