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Armenian seismologists recorded earthquake in Iran

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YEREVAN, January 17 — News-Armenia. Armenian seismologists recorded on Monday morning, a 3.5 magnitude earthquake in Iran, 22 km south-east of Hoy.

As the agency "Novosti-Armenia" National Service of Seismic Protection of Armenia, the tremors have been recorded in 07.32 local time (06.32 MSK.).

"The earthquake in the epicenter was 5 points," — said the official.

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A powerful earthquake in Japan, the aftershocks were felt in Tokyo

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7 magnitude earthquake occurred Sunday afternoon in eastern Japan, the powerful tremors of up to 4 points on the measurement scale shook the Japanese capital, Tokyo, transfer to local media.

The earthquake occurred at 14.27 local time (09.27 MSK) in 486 km south-east of Tokyo. Hearth tremors occur at depths 371 km.

Tremors to 4 points occurred across the east coast of the main Japanese island of Honshu. According to the National Meteorological Agency of Japan, the strongest aftershocks were felt in the prefectures of Tokyo, Miyagi, Fukushima, Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma, Chiba and Kanagawa.

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Scientists have found a link between typhoons and earthquakes

Highway in Leogane (Haiti) after ground impact (photo Estelle Chaussard).

Tropical cyclones, carrying with them heavy rains can provoke major earthquake. This conclusion came after geophysical analysis of how particularly strong seasonal storms and aftershocks in the same areas of the planet.

Shimon Vdovinski (Shimon Wdowinski) and his colleagues at the University of Miami to study the distribution in time of typhoons and hurricanes, and earthquakes in the past 50 years and discovered that the underground shock is often preceded by a powerful cyclone, carrying with them a lot of rainfall.

The gap between the strong storms in the

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South Island of New Zealand is bursting at the seams with endless earthquakes

An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale occurred on Saturday in the New Zealand city of Christchurch, which was severely damaged after the 6.3 magnitude earthquake in February. On Sunday, the South Island struck again two earthquakes of magnitude 5.0. The epicenter was located at a depth of about 10 km, only 14 km from Christchurch. At the end of last week were reported three more powerful jolt magnitude 5.3-5.8 on the Richter scale. Source: Hindustan Times

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Siberia struck by a record 9.5 points

UpdatedSmall note: Magnitude earthquake in Tuva was 6.5 and 9.5 intensity earthquake

"Such was the history"

The quake, which occurred the day before in Siberia, was, according to various estimates, from eight to 9.5 points. Many residents of Tuva spent last night in evacuation centers. Rescuers take measures in case of aftershocks.

A powerful earthquake occurred on Tuesday at 19:21 Moscow time in the Kaa-Khem district of Tuva, 94 kilometers from the city of Kyzyl. According to MOE, the intensity in the epicenter was eight on a scale MSK-64, the magnitude — 6.0. This was followed by a series

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In western Turkey earthquake happened 2

Two earthquakes occurred in the region of Aydin, in the western province of Turkey, close to the ancient biblical city of Ephesus. Earthquakes of magnitude 4.3 and 4.0, did not cause damage. "There are no negative effects of the earthquake there," — said the district governor Mustafa Esen. He also called on the authorities and the media to refrain from making statements that could lead to panic among the population. Source: Zaman Today

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The 2004 tsunami in Southeast Asia, 7 years later

December 26, 2011.December 26, 2004 at 9 hours 40 minutes local time the giant wave struck the Thai coast. One and a half hours before a magnitude 9.15 earthquake occurred in the Indian Ocean at the latitude of the island of Sumatra, at a depth of 30 kilometers. This earthquake has become one of the four largest in the world. Source: finalnews.ru

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New Zealand's Christchurch rocked again element

December 23. December 23 at the New Zealand city of Christchurch earthquake occurred just four. The first shock was recorded at 13:58 local time. Magnitude was 5.8 on the Richter scale. Was the most powerful impetus that occurred an hour later. His power was equal to 6 points.

People from the city's airport had been evacuated, many flights canceled. In a residential area earthquake caused liquefaction of the soil, leaving many houses were flooded with water and mud.

Many residents who have not yet had time to rebuild their homes after the flooding in the previous earthquake

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New Zealand's Christchurch rocked again element

December 23. December 23 at the New Zealand city of Christchurch earthquake occurred just four. The first shock was recorded at 13:58 local time. Magnitude was 5.8 on the Richter scale. Was the most powerful impetus that occurred an hour later. His power was equal to 6 points.

People from the city's airport had been evacuated, many flights canceled. In a residential area earthquake caused liquefaction of the soil, leaving many houses were flooded with water and mud.

Many residents who have not yet had time to rebuild their homes after the flooding in the previous earthquake

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Earthquake in Iran killed 306 people. + Photographic clippings

 

Two earthquakes of magnitude 6.4 and 6.3 magnitude occurred on the eve of the northwest Irana.Po official figures, the earthquake killed 306 people (initially reported 227 victims). The number of victims has reached 2000. However, the Iranian authorities have warned that the death toll will rise. Iranian rescuers stop search for survivors of the earthquake in the north-west of the country.

Around 16,000 people were in the affected area

"In no country is left under the rubble of people and all necessary assistance is distributed" — leads the agency official said, is responsible for emergency response.

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