Aftershocks will shake Japan ten years, decided to USGS

Aftershocks following the catastrophic earthquake that occurred in Japan on March 11, may occur for another ten years.

With such a forecast was made by fellow USGS geophysicist Ross Stein.

"In all probability, it may take about ten years before the series of tremors stopped," — said Stein, who worked on the study, led by Professor Shinji Toda of Kyoto University in collaboration with other Japanese scientists.

"Tokyo will have to remain on guard for years to come. No one should think that after a few weeks or months, it's over "- quoted Stein

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A new earthquake in north-east Japan

New strong earthquake of magnitude 6.3 shook the northeast today Japan. It was felt in the Japanese capital, including the representation of the ITAR-TASS news agency. Authorities said the threat of a tsunami.

Meanwhile, the number of victims of the March 11 earthquake exceeded 13.2 thousand. Missing among the 14 274 people. Most of those killed in the prefectures of Miyagi, Fukushima and Iwate. According to authorities, the element completely or partially destroyed over 150,000 buildings, leaving at least 25 million tons of debris. The damage caused by natural

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In New Zealand Earthquake

5.1-magnitude earthquake occurred today in the North Island of New Zealand.

The epicenter of earthquake was near Hawkes Bay, 20 km to the west of Porangahau, hearth lies at a depth of 30 km. Information on casualties or damage have been reported yet, according to ITAR-TASS.Every year in New Zealand and the surrounding Pacific waters is fixed to 14,000 earthquakes. Magnitude only 20% of them exceeds that in 5.0. However, due to the great depth of the epicenters of seismic tremors, usually does not lead to serious consequences.

In Dagestan earthquake: no casualties

This morning there was an earthquake in Dagestan.

As reported by "WP" in the MES, the information about the earthquake came from duty seismic Sciences, under which, at eight o'clock in the morning were recorded tremors in two or three on the Richter scale.

About an hour later was re-magnitude earthquake in three points, with the epicenter in the sea, two kilometers from the coast of the city of Derbent.

According to the MOE, the earthquake victims and survivors, and no destruction.

In Japan, the expected new tsunami

Japan shakes again. Tremors in the islands recently felt often, but today there was a strong earthquake near the island of Honshu in troubled Fukushima — it caused landslides and fires in the city of Iwaki. Japanese authorities have warned the public about the possibility of a tsunami, the international airport was closed and evacuated staff Fukusimskoy NPP.

On the development of the events — Julia Seferinkina.

From the day of the Japanese national tragedy took place exactly one month, but the element is not appeased. Today, when a minute's silence for the victims of the tsunami, the earth

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The earthquake occurred near the Kuril Islands

In the Pacific Ocean near the Kuril Islands earthquake of magnitude 4.9, the press service of the Far Eastern Regional Emergency Center with reference to the Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

"An earthquake measuring 4.9 on Sunday at 2.23 Sakhalin time recorded at 97 km south-east of the island Simushir (Middle Kuriles) at a depth of 33 km", — reported in the MOE.

Earthquake in settlements Sakhalin was not felt, the press service, "Interfax".

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake occurred in the north-west China

Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred on Saturday in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in northwest China, the website of the U.S. Geological Survey.

According to seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake, recorded at 04.56 MSK, located 65 kilometers west of the city of Kashi (Kashi). Hearth tremors occur at depths 10.6 kilometers.

Information about the destruction and casualties have been reported yet.

In Israel, measured the quake, which was not

The earthquake, recorded April 9 afternoon in northern Israel, was so weak that the Institute of Seismology difficult to determine its magnitude. However, experts point out that the ground motion is repeated more often.

As the second channel ITV, only during the last week were registered two earthquakes. In the first case, tremors were felt in Tel Aviv, Haifa and its suburbs, Beer-Sheva and Jerusalem. Casualties or damage were reported.

The epicenter of yesterday's earthquake was located in the Mediterranean Sea at a depth of 60 km and at a distance of about 800 km from the territory

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Seismologists predict an earthquake in Moscow to 5 points

In the Moscow region in the coming years, perhaps the strongest ever earthquake. Seismologists predict earthquakes up to 5 on the Richter scale.As explained by the Deputy Director of the Institute of Physics of the Earth Yevgeny Rogozhin, the capital is not "local" earthquakes — just came from the Carpathian mountains, the deep zone in Romania, where the shaking about every 30 years."In Moscow, these tremors are recorded as earthquakes in four points, a maximum of five — on the upper floors of buildings. Basically, with the last such event took a lot of time — it was in

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Near the capital of Japan, there was another earthquake

In the Pacific Ocean near Tokyo (Japan) this morning there was an earthquake of magnitude 5.0. Its center lies at a depth of 60 kilometers, as announced by Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The shock was registered at 06:23 Japan time (00:23 Kyiv time).According to ITAR-TASS, the U.S. Geological Survey said that the epicenter of the earthquake was located 26 kilometers east of Tokyo. Information about the consequences of manifestation elements yet been received.For the last day in Japan was more than a dozen earthquakes, the strongest of them, according to Russian

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