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On Japan hit by new earthquake

On Thursday, in the north-east of Japan was a new powerful earthquake more than six points. However, experts do not have a warning about the threat of a tsunami.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of the quake was at a depth of more than 24 kilometers and at a distance of 276 kilometers from the city of Sendai. Increased seismic activity was registered at 23:56 local time, according to RIA Novosti. Information about the number of casualties and destruction inflicted yet been received.

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U.S.: Thousands of earthquakes in Arkansas since last September

Since last September in Arkansas happened over 1000 earthquakes, while — mostly small, magnitude over 4 had only two of them.But history proves that, in this area (the so-called New Madrid seismological zone) occur much more serious earthquake with magnitude of more than 7 or even 8, the last of which took place in 1812. According to the U.S. Geological Survey estimates, an earthquake happen today, will be flooded many areas (Mississippi), the roads become impassable for a few months as a field that can not be farmed.

In Memphis and the surrounding area more than a million people

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Earthquakes in Australia and New Zealand

In Australia, an earthquake of magnitude 5.2

16.04.2011, 12:47:01 Brisbane Australia 5.2 magnitude earthquake felt by residents of Queensland in north-east coast of the mainland. According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the magnitude of the quake was 5.2. Hearth element lies at a depth of about 10 km with respect to the seabed.

G.Taunsvill municipal authorities on the Pacific coast reported that the quake was felt in the city, but data on damage were reported. According to the TV and Radio Australian Broadcasting Corp., Population of several coastal towns also felt the tremors.

Source: RBC

In the city

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4.9-magnitude earthquake occurred in Chile

4.9 magnitude earthquake recorded in northern Chile of 1.35 thousand kilometers from the capital Santiago, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Tremor was registered at 04.25 MSK Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was located 127 kilometers north of Calama. Its center lies at a depth of 102 kilometers.

Information on casualties or damage were reported.

Chile is characterized by high seismic activity. In late February of last year in the South American country in the 8.8-magnitude earthquake and ensuing tsunami killed more than 500 people.

Pacific through Chile is a "fire zone" — the band of volcanoes and

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In the Tokyo area, there was a strong earthquake, tsunami threat declared

Earthquake of magnitude 5.9 occurred on Saturday in Tokyo According to Kyodo.The epicenter was located in Tochigi Prefecture, and lies at a depth of focus of 70 km. Strong tremors were felt in the Tokyo office of ITAR-TASS.The National Meteorological Administration announced a tsunami threat. No injuries or damage were reported. There are reports of disruptions in transportation. In particular, high-speed trains stopped. "Times"

Japanese authorities lifted a tsunami warning after the earthquake in the Tokyo area

National Directorate of Meteorology of Japan on Saturday morning lifted a tsunami warning, which was announced after a magnitude 5.9 earthquake

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In Japan, an earthquake of magnitude 5.9

Earthquake of magnitude 5.9 occurred on Saturday, April 16. in Japan. Its epicenter was located in Tochigi Prefecture, and focus lies at a depth of 70 kilometers. National Meteorological management announced a tsunami threat, but a few minutes later canceled the alarm. Tokyo's Narita airport operation is not interrupted.

No injuries or damage were reported. There are reports of disruptions in transportation. In particular, it has been stopped-speed trains "Shinkansen", ITAR-TASS reported.

The operator of nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1" Tokyo Electric Power, said that after a new earthquake emergency reactor cooling station continues as normal. Tremors

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Earthquake in Indonesia

Earthquake measuring 5.9 points occurred in the west of the island of Java in the Sunda Bay, Indonesia. The U.S. Geological Survey said that it was recorded at a depth of 49 km. According to initial data, reported that it was an earthquake at a depth of 5.8 points 44 km, but later data have been revised, as was pointed out a more precise location. Initially said the source, located at 178 km. from west of Sukabumi in Java, the data specified later, and found a place in the 157 km. south T.Telukbetung in Sumatra. Information about the devastation

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Off the coast of Nicaragua was a major earthquake

Today, 15 April, it was reported that near the Pacific coast of Nicaragua earthquake with magnitude 5.9.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the push was recorded Thursday at 23.50 Kyiv time. The epicenter of the earthquake was located 93 km south of the capital, Managua. Its center lies at a depth of 56.2 km.Information on casualties or damage were reported. According to official data, the risk of a tsunami following the earthquake there, but there may be severe landslides.Nicaragua is a country with the highest in Central America, seismic activity. In 1992 there occurred an earthquake of magnitude 7.1,

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Earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred in the south-west China

Earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred on Friday at 15.44 local time (11.44 MSK) in the provinces of Sichuan and Yunnan in the southwest of China, reports the Chinese news agency "Zhongguo sinven."

The epicenter was located at the boundary of the county-Iyskogo Hueydun Liangshan Autonomous Region, Sichuan Province and County of Zhaotong Tsyaotszya Yunnan.

According to the authorities, Iyskogo Liangshan Autonomous Region, strong aftershocks were felt in the counties and Hueydun Ninnan, there are reports of collapsed buildings.

Reports of earthquake victims have been reported yet.

The devastating 7.9-magnitude earthquake occurred in Sichuan Province in May 2008. , Killing nearly

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Earthquake-record holder in New Zealand actually happened

The recent earthquake in the Bay South Taranaki, New Zealand, as predicted by seismologists, was the most powerful earthquake in the last 119 years in the region. Propulsion was equal to seven points, the depth of the epicenter was 230 km, 60 km south-west of Opunake. It is best experienced on the west coast of the North Island and on the line of the Bay of Plenty to Canterbury. Fortunately, which lasted about 15 seconds, the earthquake did not cause a tsunami, but it caused panic among the population of Wellington and other cities. Many residents of high-rise buildings

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