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Azerbaijani scientist to change shape of the Earth, the Sun arrhythmias and human impact on nature

Exponential growth of natural disasters — a problem that is beyond the scope of scientific discussion. People "shaking", "washes", "sweeping", "freeze" and "fries" from year to year more and more intense. What happens to nature now? Opinions as much as the experts. An avalanche of publications filled the Internet, "yellow press" and respectable scientific journals. "Echo" newspaper asked to comment on the situation to the deputy director of the Institute of Geology, the president of the National Committee of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG), academician Ibrahim Guliyev: — One thing is certain — the planet is something

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6.4-magnitude earthquake occurred in Chile

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.4 occurred on Wednesday in the west coast of Chile, according to a statement on the website of U.S. Geological Service (USGS).

The epicenter of tremors recorded in 08.55 local time (16.55 MSK), located at 96 km south-west of the city of Concepcion. The earthquake lies at a depth of 15.1 kilometers.

Data on casualties or damage were reported.

Chile is characterized by high seismic activity. In February 2010, 115 kilometers north of the located in the central part of the country the city of Concepción earthquake with magnitude of 8.8. It triggered tsunami wave

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In Japan, there were more than 500 aftershocks of magnitude above 5.0

2.06.11.V Japan following the devastating earthquake on March 11 of this year, there were more than 500 aftershocks of magnitude aftershock above 5.0, which is a record in the history of such statistics. This was reported today by the National Directorate of Meteorology.

The previous record belonged to the 1994 earthquake in Hokkaido, after that within 80 days there were 128 aftershocks of magnitude of about 5.0. Yet this year, a similar number of comparable strength aftershocks occurred in the first few days after a major earthquake. To date, seismologists also recorded 81 major boost magnitude of 6.0 and at

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2010 set a record for disaster victims

Last year was a record for the last three decades, the number of victims of natural disasters. The earthquake in Haiti, the abnormal summer heat in the European part of Russia and flooding in Pakistan — the most tragic events of the year.

The largest Swiss insurance company Swiss Re sigma presented data showing that economic losses worldwide from natural and man-made disasters in 2010 was 222 billion dollars, almost three times more than in 2009 — while the figure was 63 billion. These disasters killed 260,000 people — of the number of victims was not observed in 1976. In

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6.3 magnitude earthquake occurred off the coast of Japan

Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 occurred on the night of Friday to the east, the largest island of Honshu in Japan, according to a statement on the website of U.S. Geological Service.

According to seismologists, the epicenter occurred at 10.05 local time (04.05 MSK) earthquake was located 270 kilometers east of the city of Iwaki and 412 kilometers northeast of Tokyo. Hearth tremors occur at a depth of 31 kilometers.

No tsunami threat, the casualties or damage were reported.

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 9.0 occurred on March 11 in northeastern Japan, causing

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Americans are concerned about the possible eruption of a volcano in Nevada

In the state of Nevada in the last few weeks has seen a large number of earthquakes, which can cause an eruption of an ancient volcano in the region.

500 earthquakes near Hawthorne, Nev, Nevada, last week, the scientists observedLooking at the seismic and volcanic monitor, you can see strong activity in Nevada. Pictures from the movie "Volcano" are extreme. But, you can see explosions or lava flow. Kent Graham seismologist says the eruption is possible, as in the film. Volcanic field began rumbling last week. Just eight miles from Hawthorne, Nev. Kent said that there was no significant

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Earthquake in Bulgaria

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30.07.11.Zemletryasenie force of 2.3 on the Richter scale was registered in Bulgaria today that, according to the European Seismological Center.

The earthquake occurred at 2:29 that night-time hours Bulgarian 103 km south of Sofia, 21 km east of Berovo and 7 km west of Kresna. The depth of the earthquake — 10 km. Information about the devastation there.

Source: NewsBG.ru

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Bolivia earthquake of 8.9 magnitude threatens

In the area, which is east of the central Andes, could an earthquake 8.9 magnitude. Scientists came to this conclusion by studying the deformation of the earth's crust in the area. Subject to special risk in Bolivia.

A large international team of geologists led by Associate Professor Benjamin Brooks (Benjamin A. Brooks) from the University of Hawaii at Manoa (Honolulu, USA) concluded that the east central part of the mountain range of the Andes (in the place where Bolivia) the probability of occurrence 8.9 magnitude earthquake. However, while scientists talk only about the potential dangers of the accident and did

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In July — August in the Irkutsk region possibly sizeable earthquake

In the late summer of 2011 in the Baikal region may happen sizeable earthquake. On the eve of the chief told reporters EMERCOM Russia's Irkutsk region Vyacheslav Eglit. According to him, there is no reason to panic, but people should be aware of the rules of conduct during the earthquake.

In the Baikal region to strengthen efforts to protect the population from the earthquake. In EMERCOM Russia's Irkutsk region entered forecast of a possible earthquake. According to him the essential tremors may occur in July — August. According to the Head EMERCOM Russia's Irkutsk region Vyacheslav Eglit, projected area

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New Zealand expects new earthquake

Seismologists predict a new earthquake in the region of Canterbury in New Zealand. Perhaps this will be aftershocks after the earthquake of 2010 and 2011.

According to forecasts from the New Zealand Institute of Geological and Nuclear Research, in New Zealand in the Canterbury region can happen earthquake measuring 6.0? 7.0 in the next 12 months.

In an interview with Radio New Zealand is one of the employees of the Institute Matthew Gerstenberger, scientists built model shows that with high probability (23%) in this region will be aftershocks (aftershocks) following the September and February events.

September 4, 2010 and February

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