Some shots Reuters 2011

The boat floats through a flooded farm near Bogota, Colombia.

House, protected from over the banks of the Mississippi River near the town of Yazoo City.

Storm over the capital of Nepal.

Japanese city of Kesennuma after the earthquake and tsunami.

Local people on the road to La Paz, which was destroyed by a landslide.

Flooding in Sri Lanka destroyed a dam near the town of Anuradhapura.

Volcanic eruption Simmoe in Japan.

Port-au-Prince, a year after the devastating earthquake.

Car on a flooded intersection after

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In China, there was an earthquake. Destroyed nearly 300 homes

Last night, Dec. 1, in China, there was an earthquake magnitude of 5.2, resulting in destroyed 290 residential buildings, 1000 966 — damaged. As reported by Xinhua, the authorities evacuated 1.45 thousand.

The earthquake occurred in the county Shache County Xinjiang Kashi at 20:48 local time.

Tremors were felt in an area with a population of over 11,000 people, but the data on deaths and injuries on this point are not available.

Sent to affected areas food and essential items.

Recall that in late November, an earthquake of magnitude 5.4 occurred in the northern part of

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In the South Pacific, an earthquake of magnitude 7.6

22/10/2011, New York 2:16:16 shores of the island chain Kermadec earthquake magnitude of 7.6, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquake was located at a depth of 39.8 km, the tremors were recorded at 130 km from the island of Raoul. Warning about the threat of a tsunami after the earthquake were announced.

Kermadec Islands are located in the South Pacific. Raoul Island is located in the north of the archipelago, it is full of volcanoes, most of its highest point — Mount Mamukaev — is the highest point of all the Kermadec Ridge.

Raul population are

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Two earthquakes in California

The epicenter of the earthquake. Image of Google / IWO / USGS

Two small earthquakes occurred in California (CA) of Berkeley on Thursday, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

Earthquakes of magnitude 4.0 and 3.8 on the Richter scale, were concentrated to 1-2 miles from the city, which is located on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay.

An earthquake measuring 4.0 struck a blow at 2:41 pm local time on Thursday (10:41 pm GMT) and was centered 3 km (2 miles) SE (132 °) from the city of Berkeley.

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An earthquake measuring 6.0 in the Philippines


11.08.11. An earthquake measuring 6.0 occurred this afternoon north of the main Philippine island of Luzon, but a warning of the possibility of a tsunami was not announced, reports news portal GMA News. The epicenter of quake felt by residents of Ilocos Region, located 23 kilometers north-west of the island Kalayan, experts said the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (FIVS). Institute seismologists do not expect reports significant damage or casualties from the earthquake, said GMA News.

Indonesia and the Philippines are part of the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire: plates that form the bottom of the

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In central Italy, a series of earthquakes


ROME, July 12. / Itar-Tass Vera Scherbakov /. In central Italy — in the area between the cities of Forlì and Cesena at the Adriatic coast, a series of earthquakes.

Tremor force 4.0 on the Richter scale was registered today by the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology at 8.53 am, followed by an earthquake of magnitude 3.9 to 9.15 points.

Tremors were felt clearly in the midst of, and even in Florence, where some people went out into the street. No casualties or damage were reported. In the town of Santa Sofia were evacuated patients at the

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Yerevan again tremors, residents leave home


YEREVAN, October 25 — News-Armenia. In Yerevan, as well as in a number of cities lying near Armenia again felt the tremors. Residents of several homes in a hurry to leave their homes and take to the streets.

Deputy Head of the Rescue Service of the Republic Nikolay Grigoryan told the news agency "Novosti-Armenia" that detailed information about the earthquake will be given later.

On Sunday at 15:41 local time (14:41 MSK.) Near the Turkish city of Van earthquake magnitude 7.1 and the strength of 9-10 in the middle of it. It was followed by eight aftershocks force 7-8

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In northwest China earthquake of magnitude 5.0


BEIJING, October 16. / Correspondent. ITAR-TASS Theodore Fats /. 5.0-magnitude earthquake occurred today in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in northwest China. Reported by the Chinese Earthquake Administration.

Earthquakes have been recorded at 21:44 local time / 17:44 MSK /. Information on casualties or damage were reported.

Source: Euronews


In the Amur region earthquake, victims and destructions

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An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 occurred approximately in the Amur region, tremors felt in five districts, told RIA Novosti spokesman for the Far Eastern regional center Emergencies Minister Sergei Viktorov.

"The epicenter was near the village of Skovorodino Amur region. Tremors were felt in Blagoveshchensk. Injuries or damage," — said the source.

The spokesperson of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the main control of the Amur region Kopyrin Rice told RIA Novosti that the earthquake was recorded seismic Zeya and Bureya HPP.

"Now there is data transcription.

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The number of victims of the earthquake in Bali has doubled — to 50

October 13. The number of victims of the earthquake which occurred on Thursday in Bali, Indonesia, has grown to 50, reports the Associated Press referring to the local health services.

Previously reported 23 casualties.

Most of the wounded are in the resort town of Kut, where the quake, in some schools, and office buildings collapsed roof.

"Wounded at least 50 people. They were deep cuts, fractures and head injuries, "- said the agency representative hospital.

According to Xinhua News Agency, among the victims — one foreign tourist whose nationality was not specified.

Magnitude earthquake, according to revised data,

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