6.1 earthquake in Alaska



17.07.11.U coast of the U.S. state of Alaska on Saturday, July 16, an earthquake. Power quake was 6.1 on the Richter scale.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of the quake, recorded at 11:59 local time, was located 70 kilometers south-west of Sand Point in the Aleutian Islands, and 971 km south-west of the state's largest city Anchorage. The earthquake lies at a depth of 48.2 km.

Information on casualties or damage were reported. Warning about the possibility of a tsunami has not been published.

Source: NEWSru.co.il

Small earthquake in New Madrid (Missouri)

The U.S. Geological Survey has confirmed a small earthquake in southern Illinois early this morning. An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.2 was recorded in St. Louis University Earthquake Research at 5:10 am. About damage were reported. The researchers said that the epicenter of the earthquake was located about 25 miles east of St. Louis. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.8 km. It is believed that the epicenter of the earthquake was located in the area of the New Madrid fault line. The last major earthquake recorded in Southern Illinois was a magnitude 2.5 April 18, 2008 and

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Rose to 150 the number of injured in an earthquake in Peru

January 31. Rose to 150 the number of injured in an earthquake in Peru magnitude 6.2. It happened Monday night in the southern Andean region of the country near the city of Ica. Then become aware of one killed and 17 wounded. According to the latest figures released today, the Minister of Defense of Peru Luis Alberto Otarola, from under the debris of buildings collapsed in Ica recovered 150 people with various injuries. Destroyed or damaged 732 houses, shopping centers and public spaces.

The tragedy is unstable in terms of seismology Ica occurred five years after the earthquake,

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5.9 earthquake on the island of Honshu in Japan



24.05.11.Zemletryasenie force of 5.9 on the Richter scale occurred today at 3:40 GMT on the east coast of Honshu Island, reported by the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquake lies at a depth of about 35 km.? Epicenter coordinates: 39.8079 degrees north latitude, 143.2496 degrees east longitude.

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Ukraine: where can shake? Ukraine faces an earthquake?

Seismic regions of Ukraine include more than 120 thousand square meters. km in Ukraine, and it is neither more nor less — about 20%. They appear earthquake intensity from 6 to 9 points on the MSK-64 scale. Earthquake-prone areas to 10.9 million people live about 22% of the total population of the country, including in the areas of the 6-point seismic activity — 7.98 million (15.5%), 7-point — 2.16 million (4 , 2%), 8-9-point — 0.79 million (1.5%). On the possibility of an earthquake in the Ukrainian land, about the consequences that may result, and much more "Observer" talked

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Egyptian resorts residents felt tremors

Residents Egyptian resort city of Hurghada and Sharm el-Sheikh on the Red Sea on Monday evening experienced underground rumors, according to Egyptian media, an earthquake of magnitude 5.6 occurred in the Red Sea near Hurghada.

"It was just a short pushes one or two seconds," — said the resident of the Sharm el-Sheikh Mohamed Gamil.

Hurghada earthquake was felt in most areas. Many residents left their homes for fear of aftershocks. At the same time, the destruction of any information not.

Earthquakes have been recorded at 19:05 local time (21:05 MSK), that is, just at the time when the polls

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U.S. scientists predict a new devastating earthquake in Haiti

U.S. scientists predict recurrence of the devastating earthquake that has befallen Haiti in January 2010. This was the chief told reporters the U.S. Geological Survey seismologist William Beykan.

During the year, a group of scientists studying in European chronicles and documents from U.S. archives information about the natural disasters in Haiti. They found that after the first earthquake is usually followed by a series of other, equally devastating, every few years or decades.

For centuries, the epicenters of earthquakes located in the state capital, the city of Port-au-Prince. There was an earthquake in 2010. As a result, it has killed

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4.7 earthquake in the U.S.


28.02.11.Zemletryasenie magnitude 4.7 occurred on Monday night in the U.S. state of Arkansas.

According to the National Geological Service of the U.S., the first tremors were recorded at midnight on the East Coast (08:00 Moscow time).

As reported by geologists, the epicenter of the earthquake was about 60 km from the city of Little Rock. According to the TV channel CNN en, tremors lasted about 10 seconds, waking the residents of neighborhoods.

Information on casualties and injury has been reported, according to ITAR-TASS.


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Scientists predict major earthquake in Tokyo

This Tokyo during the earthquake. The city lights go out, here and there a fire. The city practically in ruins, numerous jams on the roads, some cars on fire.

Now it's all just a fantasy computer graphics and computer designers.

But academics Institute earthquake research at the University of Tokyo said that in the next 4 years with a probability of 70% in the Japanese capital can happen earthquake of magnitude 7 points.

According to studies, 11 000 people may die and about 850,000 buildings can be destroyed.

Shinichi Sakai, one of the participants: "Last summer, when we did

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Earthquake in Siberia and flares

Forecast for January 2012 December 27, 2011 in Siberia, an earthquake of magnitude 6.7 points. December 21 at Sun launched active processes. From 25 to 27 December 2011 on the Sun have been three outbreaks of class "M" (average power). Earthquake in Tyva and flares — a phenomenon found in the cause-effect relationship. Maximum extreme manifestations of cardiovascular disease, social unrest, as well as man-made (public) disaster, which, despite their diversity, are also a consequence of the events on the Sun, you can expect between 4 and 12 January 2012. During this period, the Sun likely outbreak of high

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