Earthquake in New Zealand

Earthquake proizoshol Sunday night in New Zealand. Google Maps image (click to enlarge)

Earthquake near New Zealand in Christchurch on Sunday evening, seismologists said.

5.5-magnitude earthquake occurred at 20:34 pm local time (0734 GMT), 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) from the small settlement of Banks Peninsula in Canterbury, and 20 km (12.4 miles) east-southeast east of Christchurch. The earthquake was felt along the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand. The earthquake on Sunday was the strongest earthquake in this area since June 13, when a strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck in Christchurch, 46

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred in the Mediterranean Sea


MOSCOW, July 8 — RIA Novosti. Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred on Thursday in the western Mediterranean Sea, the site of the U.S. Geological Survey. According to seismologists, tremors were reported in Thursday to 19.21 UTC (23.21 MSK), its epicenter was 95 kilometers west of the capital of the French island of Corsica Ayachcho.Ochag earthquakes occur at a depth of 5.9 kilometers.

AFP reports that in Corsica, as well as located on the continent the French port city of Marseille, a strong sense tolchki.Razrusheny and victims have been recorded.

"My house shook like, vibrate his entire frame, it lasted

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Tremors in Tuva exceeded 5 points

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Kizil, September 26 — RIA Novosti, Ivan Afanasyev. The strength of aftershocks, which were felt in Tuva on Sunday evening, in the midst of more than 5 points, according to the regional government.

According to the report referring to the chairman of the committee of emergency Tuva Vitaly Bartin-Gardens, the magnitude of the epicenter, which was located in the village of Aldy-Shynaa Ulug-Khem district, has reached 5.03.

MES earlier reported that the intensity of the earthquake at the epicenter was 3.2 points.

Tremors felt in 10 settlements, including in Kyzyl. Victims and victims.

According to the

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Increase in seismic activity in the area of the volcano Katla

October 8. Part of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, which rises above the surface of the ocean, to the south-west of Iceland, has undergone a series of earthquakes in the past 48 hours. Earthquake coincided with a surge of seismic activity around the volcano Katla in the south of Iceland. The European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) records that at least eight undersea earthquake occurred about 850 km south-west of Iceland. The strongest earthquake, magnitude 5.7, was located at 892 km south-west of Iceland. Meanwhile, the Icelandic Meteorological Office noted that the earthquake happened under a glacier in southern Iceland Myrdalsjokull on Wednesday

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Ocean warn about earthquake

Scripps Institution of Oceanography (Scripps Institution of Oceanography), University of California, San Diego (University of California at San Diego), U.S., has received a grant of one million dollars for the development of deep seismic network. A grant allocated by the National Science Foundation (National Science Foundation), the Associated Press.

The ships usually placed in the ocean seysmochuvstvitelnye sensors that collect information over time. New deep seismic network more efficient. The new project information from the sensors embedded on the bottom, will be transferred to an autonomous unmanned sized surfboard, located on the surface of water. This data then will

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Prediction of earthquakes in the Altai and Sayan. Video


18.02.12.Vladimir Putin instructed to create a center of earthquake prediction in the Altai and Sayan. He said this today during his working trip to Khakassia meeting on earthquake response in Siberia.

They also discussed the restoration of regional transport infrastructure. Special attention is paid to the need to prime the resettlement of old and dilapidated housing, which poses the greatest threat to people. As a result of the earthquakes in September and December 2011 in the disaster area were more than 1,000 settlements, which are home to about 6 million people. The most affected region was the Tuva.

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In the Pacific Ocean earthquake with magnitude 6.1

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Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 occurred on Saturday in the Pacific Ocean to the north-east ridge of the Kermadec Islands of New Zealand, said in a statement on the website of U.S. Geological Service.

The epicenter occurred in 20.58 local time (04.58 MSK) the earthquake was 106 km to the south of the island Lesperance Rock and 762 kilometers north-east of New Zealand's Auckland City. The earthquake lies at a depth of 40 kilometers.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center did not announce a tsunami threat following the earthquake.

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Earthquake in southern China has caused flood and landslides


After the earthquake in southern China the flood and mudslide. Photo:

17.03.11.Kak newspaper reported "Tsinghua", March 14, in the county Intszyan southern Chinese province of Yunnan, on building sites and fields of cracks width of about 10 cm from the ground is water with sand, making these areas has already begun, and the flood mudflows.

We remind you that on 10 March at 13 pm Beijing time (8:00. MSK), the county Intszyan Yunnan province in the south-west, seismological services earthquake was recorded 5.8 points.

Local residents accuse the authorities of the fact that they only pay attention

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Cause a major landslide in Armenia was an earthquake

Cause a major landslide that occurred the evening of 2 October 2011. on the border of Tavush and Lori regions of Armenia, was an earthquake. Collapse and landslide October 2 contributed to heavy rains in recent days.


According to the National Seismic Protection Service of Armenia Ministry of Emergency Situations, September 28, 2011., At 13:58 local time, on the Georgia-Armenia border, 24 km south-east of Ninotsminda, an earthquake of magnitude 4.3, the strength of which the

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In Tajikistan, the 5.1 earthquake

On the border of Tajikistan and Afghanistan earthquake with magnitude 5.1 earthquake, according to the German seysmosluzhba in Potsdam. Information about the destruction and casualties were reported. The earthquake lies beneath the surface of the sparsely populated mountainous region at a depth of 81 km. Aftershocks were recorded at 15:34 MSK.

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