5.5 Earthquake in Indonesia


Magnitude M 5.5 Region SIMEULUE, INDONESIA Date time 2011-01-26 15:42:33.3 UTC Location 2.43 N; 96.95 E Depth 15 km Distances 214 km SW Binjai (pop 228,763; local time 22:42:33.3 2011-01-26) 147 km NW Gunung stoli (pop 24,787; local time 22:42:33.3 2011-01-26)


Already increased to 6.0 in the morning and can be up to 7.0 grows Magnitude Mw 6.0 Region SIMEULUE, INDONESIA

5.3 earthquake in Tonga


* 1/27/11. * An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale occurred on Thursday near the Tonga Islands in the Pacific, the site of the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter of earthquakes that occurred in 13.59 local time (03.59 MSK), located 90 kilometers north-east of the village Hihifo (Hihifo). Tremors have been recorded at a depth of 21.8 kilometers.

On the possible victims, casualties or damage were reported. No threat of a tsunami, RIA "Novosti".


Experts predict a new powerful Tokyo earthquake

Earthquake aftershocks of magnitude 7.3, which can happen in the next few years in the Japanese capital, will be more powerful because the focus is on the occurrence of 10 kilometers closer to the Earth's surface than previously — such findings released Wednesday experts Ministry of Science and Education of Japan.

Until now, scientists have relied on the fact that the focus of the earthquake occurrence of magnitude higher than 7 will occur at a depth of 30-40 km beneath the Japanese capital. New calculations have shown that the source will be located closer to the Earth's surface to 5-10

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The earthquake occurred in the Almaty region of magnitude 4.1

New earthquake of magnitude 4.1 occurred on Wednesday morning in Almaty region, said collection and processing center Special Seismic Information Institute of Geophysical Research, National Nuclear Center of Kazakhstan.

"According to the operative data TSSOSSI IGR NNC, May 25, at 07.14 pm Astana time (May 25, 1 hour 14 minutes GMT) on the territory of Kazakhstan, 90 kilometers south of the city of Taldykorgan and 166 km north-east of the city of Almaty there was an earthquake, "- said in a statement.

Magnitude quake was — 4.1. The depth of focus was 15 kilometers.

Information on casualties or damage were

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred in Chukotka

Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred on the north coast of Chukotka, reports geophysical service U.S..

According to her, the epicenter of the earthquake was located at coordinates 66.3 degrees north latitude and 174.6 degrees west longitude, at 226 kilometers north-east of the town of Providence, and 405 kilometers west of Anadyr.

The shock was recorded at 13.30 MSK, the earthquake was located at a depth of 13 kilometers.


Death from seismic landslide

May 12 — the third anniversary of the devastating earthquake Venchuanskogo, also known as Sichuan. In honor of this sad date of Chengdu University of Technology organized a conference on the problem of landslides induced by earthquakes. My presentation will be held in the morning session and the focus there will be deaths from landslides caused by earthquakes. I will also mention our journal Nature Geoscience, coming Sunday, in the discussion regarding the balance of mass in the range. I also write about this interesting issue in the blog.

Question death is also mentioned in PDF-document dosupnom this link:

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Before the earthquake in Japan was, it appears, a sign. But no one knew

Something warmed the atmosphere a few hours before the earthquake nightmare Before directly above the epicenter of the cataclysm soared temperature

Warning over

The catastrophic earthquake in Japan, which did not come for March 11, 2011, could have predicted. As it now appears, was preceded by strange phenomena in the atmosphere.

A week before the terrible blow right above the epicenter of high-altitude hot air was sharp — spot. The maximum temperature was recorded a few hours before the earthquake. Greatly increased and the concentration of electrons in the ionosphere. Its maximum value was reached three days before

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Magnitude 6.5 earthquake occurred off the coast of Kamchatka

The new earthquake, whose magnitude was 6.5, occurred off the coast of Kamchatka on Friday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

According to the service, the epicenter was located at 244 km south-west of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, near the area where the previous day was recorded quake of magnitude 6.9. Hearth lies at a depth 40.9 kilometers.

In this case, according to the Emergencies Ministry, the earthquake occurred at a depth of 50 kilometers and reached the 6.4 power ball.

"Feels 3-4 in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and 5 points in the North-Kurilsk. Threats of tsunami victims and destructions," — said in a statement.

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In the west of Indonesia Earthquake 5.7


JAKARTA, Jan. 18 — RIA Novosti, Mikhail Tsyganov. An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale that occurred Tuesday evening near the administrative center of the district of Simeulue in Aceh in the north-west coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra, is not powerful enough to cause a tsunami, RIA Novosti reported at the National Meteorology Climatology and Geophysics (NUMKG).

However, the epicenter of the quake was located in close proximity — only seven kilometers away — to the south-west of the main city on the island of Simeulue Sinabang. Its center was located at a depth

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Japan and Indonesia hit by new earthquakes

Near the island of Honshu, located in Japan, the earthquake occurred. Its magnitude was 5.8.

The earthquake occurred on Sunday, about 7 am local time. Its epicenter located at 89 kilometers from Tokyo. Data on victims of the disaster have been reported yet.

Moreover, in the south of Indonesia today as an earthquake. Its magnitude was 5.

Far as the islands of New Zealand earthquake. Its magnitude — 6.1. Information on disaster victims are not announced.

Meanwhile, seismologists predict increased seismic activity near the territory of Japan in the near future.

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