6.2 earthquake off the coast of Kamchatka


Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, May 19 — RIA Novosti. Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 occurred on Thursday night in the Pacific Ocean off the east coast of Kamchatka, told RIA Novosti the Kamchatka branch of the Geophysical Service RAS.

The epicenter was located in the Kurile-Kamchatka Trench at a depth of 70.4 kilometers under the seabed.

Improvement over the strength of earthquakes in Kamchatka settlements, including in the district center of Ust-Kamchatsky, which is located 150 kilometers north-west of the epicenter of the seismic event.

According to preliminary reports, the victims and destructions. The threat of a tsunami has not been announced.

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4.7 earthquake in Tajikistan


23.03.11.Na eastern Tajikistan on Wednesday morning, an earthquake of magnitude 4.7 that covered part of the Tajik Pamirs and neighboring Afghanistan. The epicenter was located 350 kilometers southeast of Dushanbe in the Hindu Kush mountain range. This was reported in Dushanbe seismic station. Weak tremors were felt in Khorog, the administrative center of the Gorno-Badakhshan autonomous republics and several surrounding communities. Destruction and casualties, according to the Tajik Committee of Emergency Situations, no.

Since the beginning of the week is the second earthquake. The first magnitude 5.5 occurred on March 21 in the south-eastern section of the

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In Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands may be an earthquake of magnitude 7 on the Richter scale.

In Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands may be an earthquake of magnitude 7 on the Richter scale and the possible catastrophic consequences, such as the earthquake in Haiti in early 2010 goda.Vopros in when this happens? The earthquake, which occurred in the Netherlands, it was nothing compared to what lies ahead. According to geologist Ronald van Baalen (Ronald van Baalen, University of Amsterdam), this is not a question of "if" but a question of "when" a very large earthquake hit the country?In this case, particularly affected the province of Limburg and Liège. "The eastern part of Belgium is more sensitive

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In Buryatia earthquake


Strong earthquake in Buryatia ULAN-UDE, February 1 — RIA Novosti. A strong earthquake occurred on Tuesday evening in Buryatia, the intensity at the center, located 12.5 km south of the village Bichura, was 6.7 points, told RIA Novosti EMERCOM Russia's Buryatia. According to preliminary reports, the victims and no permits.

Aftershocks were recorded in 20.53 (15.53 MSK), they experienced a number of settlements and Ulan-Ude.

Tremors force people felt two points at least seven villages and Bichursky Kyahtinsky regions of Buryatia.

Operational groups MOE and district administration surveyed settlements, according to preliminary data, the victims and no permits, a

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Mysterious earthquakes near Parma, Italy — 45 aftershocks in 48 hours

Parma, Italy — 45 aftershocks in the last 48 hours, pushing continuously. Region, as a rule, are not well known for its seismic activity. Northern Italy was shaken by an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 in December 2008. The earthquake occurred at a depth of about 28 km. The earthquake struck the city of Parma, north of Bologna, but was felt in other cities. Star said: "Trains were briefly detained, there was slight damage to several buildings, including two churches." Parma is in the Po Valley in the compression zone. Geological changes that pass through the region of

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Tremors in the Yellow Sea


Shanghai, Jan. 12 / Xinhua / — 5.0 magnitude earthquake that occurred this morning at 9:19 am Beijing time, in the southern part of the Yellow Sea, was felt in some areas of Shanghai.

Its epicenter was located 320 km from the metropolis. The earthquake caused no damage. Currently, Shanghai Seismological Bureau assesses possible impact of tremors on the city.


Earthquake in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea


12.01.11.Podzemnye tremors were recorded on Wednesday at 00:03 local time in the Caspian Sea, 48 km east of Baku and 16 km south-east of the village Zira, told Trend in the Republican Center of Seismic Service.

The epicenter of an earthquake 3.5 on the Richter scale at a depth of 65 km. Tremors were not felt.


5.1 Earthquake in Greece


11.10.11.V Monday evening in southern Greece earthquake, according to the global monitoring of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

According to him, the epicenter of the earthquake was a magnitude 5.1, 25 km from the city of Kalamata in the Peloponnese, 167 kilometers southwest of Athens.

Earlier Monday in the same area, an earthquake of magnitude 4.7, which resulted in no injuries were reported, but about 25 of the old houses have been declared unfit for habitation, RIA "Novosti".

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Earthquake in the Black Sea

Tremor power to 3 points occurred in the Black Sea, said on Saturday, September 10, "Interfax-Ukraine" with reference to the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations.

"At 18.26 on September 9 in the Black Sea (20 km from the coast of Yalta) recorded an earthquake force of up to 3 points without negative consequences," — said the press service.

As announced on August 10, near the city of Beregovo in the Transcarpathian region, an earthquake measuring 3-4, casualties and no injuries were reported, the destruction of buildings and structures have been recorded.

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China earthquake

On Wednesday night in the western Chinese province of Qinghai earthquake with magnitude 4.7 points.

According to China Seismological Service, the epicenter of the earthquake was located at a depth of six kilometers.

Reports of possible destruction and casualties have been reported yet, according to ITAR-TASS.

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