In Lapland, the earthquake


21.11.11. This morning in Pello in Lapland earthquake. According to the Seismological Institute of the University of Helsinki, an earthquake with a magnitude of 2.1 occurred at 6 am.

Tremors woke many residents Pello, but of no actual damage is not known, according to Kaleva


2011 in photos

1. March events in Japan. Earthquake measuring 9.0 points caused by a strong tsunami. Element almost destroyed one of the reactors in the Fukushima power plant. The victims were more than 158 thousand people.

2. Two guys in a ruined apartment, after the city of Port-au-Prince (Republic of Haiti), a powerful earthquake struck. January 2011. Killed 250,000 people.

3. City of Christchurch, New Zealand. At the end of February 2011 earthquake of magnitude of 6.3 points destroyed part of the cathedral.

4. The same earthquake slipped a huge rock, which struck the wall of

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6.4 earthquake in the Aleutian Islands


Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, September 15 — RIA Novosti. Earthquake of magnitude 6.4 occurred in the Pacific Ocean near the Aleutian Islands (U.S.), told RIA Novosti on Thursday, a representative of the Kamchatka branch of the Geophysical Service RAS.

The epicenter was registered at 22.10 MSK medium, located at 27 kilometers from the island of Attu in the depths of 61.7 kilometers under the seabed.

Residents of Kamchatka, far from the island by 690 miles, do not feel the tremors. The threat of a tsunami has not been announced.

Atta — the westernmost and largest island of the archipelago of

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Armenia and Kyrgyzstan tremors rocked


25.03.11.V Armenia and Kyrgyzstan earthquake with magnitude 4 and 5 points respectively.

In particular, the earthquake in Armenia were registered in the city of Hadrut. According to the National Seismic Service of Armenia, in the epicenter was located 30 kilometers south-east of the city, it reached force 6 on the Richter scale.

According to preliminary data, in the neighboring areas of the earthquake is not exceeded magnitude 4, namely in Stepanakert and Martuni magnitude earthquake was 4, and in the southern part of Armenia's Kapan Propulsion was 3 on the Richter scale.


The era of earthquake was a myth

Strong earthquakes in the future there will be more frequent, as many fear it. This is the conclusion the American scientists from the University of San Diego, the site of OurAmazingPlanet.

In recent years, there have been on this planet a few powerful earthquake that killed hundreds of thousands of lives. Among the most damaging were the earthquake in January 2010, Haiti (316,000 dead, according to official figures), in February 2010 in Chile (525 dead), in February 2011 in New Zealand (181 dead), and in March 2011 in Japan (15,844 deaths).

All of them were severe magnitude

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2012 began with the first earthquake

Strong earthquake occurred on the first day of 2012 in the east Japan, which was severely damaged by the devastating tremors in March 2011. Seismic activity was observed in the Tove, where the earthquake occurred in late December.

In Japan, the earthquake was recorded at 14:27 local time (09.27 MSK) in 486 km south-east of Tokyo. Hearth tremors occur at depths 371 km, RIA "Novosti".

Tremors force up to 4 were recorded across the eastern coast of the island of Honshu. The strongest aftershocks were in the prefectures of Tokyo, Miyagi, Fukushima, Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma, Chiba and Kanagawa.

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The worst Christmas weather: flooding and earthquakes in one day

The worst weather boasts up to New Year's Eve in New Zealand on the North Island was a flood, and the South Island — the earthquake.

According to ITAR-TASS, the incessant torrential rains caused massive flooding in New Zealand's North Island. Brunt of the disaster came in the areas adjacent to the Bay of Plenty.

As the representative of the Sunday rescue Bob Sayton, due to adverse weather conditions have been canceled planned New Year's entertainment in the capital Wellington. Jeopardy was a music festival on the Coromandel Peninsula. Closed major highways. There were reports

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5.7 Earthquake in Japan


14.05.11.Silnoe 5.7 magnitude earthquake today happened today in northeast Yaponii.Natsionalnoe Meteorological Agency announced a tsunami threat to the coast, but a few minutes later withdrew preduprezhdenie.Soobscheny the destruction and casualties were reported. Transport operations are not interrupted.

The epicenter of earthquake was located off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture, and the focus lies at a depth of 30 kilometers under the seabed. Strong tremors were felt 17 residents of the 47 prefectures of Japan, including Tokyo.

Non-peaceful atom. The earthquake in Japan has led to the accident at the Fukushima-1

Recall, after the devastating earthquake in Japan on March

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred in New Zealand

Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred on Saturday night near the city of Christchurch in New Zealand, the site says the U.S. Geological Survey.

Earthquakes have been recorded at 13.44 on Saturday local time (04.44 MSK). The earthquake lies at a depth of 10 kilometers. The epicenter was located just 14 kilometers north-east of Christchurch.

Data on injuries or damage. Message about the threat of a tsunami has been reported.

Christchurch on the South Island of New Zealand was virtually destroyed by an earthquake of magnitude 6.3, which occurred in

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Fire tragedies ghosts

April 5, 2012 6:44

The phenomenon, which will be discussed, is known to mankind since time immemorial. At least one of the first mention of it dates back to 373 BC and refers to the ancient Rome. Over the past century has accumulated a lot of facts about the unusual light effects associated with earthquakes. These effects were observed both at the time of the earthquake, and shortly before the first tremor, thus playing the role of original (optical) harbingers of disaster.

The many aspects of the phenomenon

Lighting effects in relation to earthquakes on the manifestations can be

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