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New earthquake of magnitude 5.0 occurred in the east of Indonesia

A new earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale occurred last night in the most eastern Indonesian province of Papua in eastern Indonesia, where for two days before the quake had a magnitude of 6.3 on the Richter scale, said on Monday the national Antara news agency.

As RIA Novosti said at the National Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (NUMKG) of Indonesia, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 59 km north-west of Nabire. Its center was located at a depth of ten kilometers below the surface of the Gulf Chendravasih.

Warning of tsunami was not announced, the information about the

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An earthquake measuring 5.3 in the U.S.

Earthquake

MOSCOW, Aug. 23 — RIA Novosti. Strong for almost 40 years, an earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred in the south of the U.S. state of Colorado, said on Tuesday the website of CNN referring to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

According to the service, the earthquake occurred at 23.46 local time (9.46 MSK). Quake epicenter was located 15 kilometers south-west of the city of Trinidad (Colorado). Hearth lies at a depth of 4 kilometers.

Information on injuries were reported. In some areas, the earthquake occurred rockfalls, suffered minor damage.

According to local authorities, the tremors were felt in the

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In Crimea there were two earthquakes — is just the beginning?

In late August, the Crimean Black Sea coast there were two earthquakes. According to the Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the epicenter of the earthquake force 3.8 and 4 points is approximately 100 kilometers south of Yalta.

Crimeans earthquakes are not felt, but recorded seismic vibrations in Yalta, Alushta, Sevastopol and Simferopol. Foci of aftershocks was at a depth of 10 kilometers.

Expert Opinions

Crimea — a seismically active region, and earthquakes are happening with alarming regularity. First recorded in the annals of the cataclysm — Pantikapeyskoe earthquake — there was a 63-year BC. Since then,

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In New Zealand, there was a strong earthquake

Earthquake of magnitude 6.4 occurred in the north-east of New Zealand, the BBC reports with reference to the U.S. Geological observations. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reported a low threat of a wave. Recall Damage from the earthquake in New Zealand on February 22, to $ 11 billion

Earthquake in Christchurch was the most devastating blow to the disaster of 1931. Then, near the town of Napier by strong aftershocks have killed more than 250 people

The earthquake destroyed dozens of buildings. Dozens of people are still missing. Authorities believe that the death toll in the long run will be

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In Colombia, the 5.6 earthquake

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03.02.11. On the northern coast of Colombia, about 540 km from the capital, Bogota, on Wednesday there was an earthquake of magnitude 5.6.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, an earthquake was recorded there at 21.51 Moscow time. The epicenter was located 80 kilometers north of the town of Apartado. Hearth lies at a depth of 40 kilometers.

No injuries or damage not yet known, said RIA "Novosti".

Agency recalls that in January 1999, Colombia earthquake magnitude 6.2 that killed more than 1,200 people and more than 5,000 local residents were injured.

Komsomolskaya Pravda

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Slight tremor in the United Arab Emirates

Earthquakes of magnitude 2.2 on the Richter scale tryasnulo Fujairah and Masafi area on Monday afternoon. The earthquake, which some people feel in Massafi, will not result in losses. Engineer Mohammad Mashroum, Director, Research Division at Dubai Municipality, said that the earthquake occurred in a known seismic zone, which caused a small earthquake in November 2002, in March and September 2007 and February 2008. The site is located in mountainous terrain. These tremors were attributed to tectonic activity, and stresses that accumulate from quarry blasts near the area. —Emirates 24

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Scientists on the Mediterranean fall tsunami

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25.04.11. Mediterranean countries, including Egypt, in the next three years, waiting for the devastating tsunami. With such a warning by the group of Egyptian and Italian scientists. According to them, in the area of the three islands — Cyprus, Rhodes and Crete — a violent earthquake, followed by a threat of a tsunami, and eventually the coastal cities will fall multimeter waves, washing away on the way the whole town.

According to Professor Ahmed Ali Badu, a specialist in the study of seismic processes in Cairo Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics, in the course of studying the history

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Tremors. What power and where the earthquake struck, which is felt in Ulan-Ude?

Earthquake

2.02.11.V seven locations Buryatia and even in Ulan-Ude on the eve of the residents felt the tremors. Seismic event lasted only a few minutes, but the population has caused fright and different opinions.

— Natalia Razumov, a resident of house number 76a on ul.Zherdeva: We had such a shock, fifth floor. All flew, you could say. The husband jumped, managed to keep this wall. — Anastasia Oleynikov, a resident of house number 76a on the street. Zherdev: People stand at the bottom of the documents and are afraid to go home. Because the high-rise building in the first place.

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Earthquake off the coast of the Philippines

In the area of the Philippines recorded a strong earthquake of magnitude 7.6. The initial magnitude of 7.9 points was slightly reduced, but in any case, a push, occurred at a depth of 34.9 km, was quite serious. The epicenter of the earthquake was located 94 km east of the city and had coordinates Sulangan 10,838 ° N, 126,704 ° E. In the next 90 minutes the appliance was noted six additional tremors of magnitude M5 +. Representatives of the local seismological agencies claim that their power reaches 7.7 points. As expected the experts, the event did not bring large-scale

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The number of earthquakes increasing? Why Virginia will be the beginning of the future

The number of earthquakes increasing? — Major earthquakes are becoming more frequent? The "experts" are all to convince the public that all of this is "normal" and that the number of earthquakes is not really growing. The USGS continues to insist that the frequency of large earthquakes "unchanged" and that there is no cause for alarm. The truth is that this year we are one step ahead in order to have more than two times the number of major earthquakes than we had 10 years ago. The media are far more interested in preserving the tranquility of people than to

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