7.1 Earthquake in Japan


In the north-east of Japan near the island of Honshu on Thursday, April 11, an earthquake of magnitude 7.1. Reports RIA Novosti referring to the U.S. Geological Survey.

According to the Japanese television channel NHK, tremors, which are also felt in the capital, Tokyo, were recorded at 17:16 local time (11:16 on Kiev).

Declared a tsunami threat. According to some, the tidal wave height of about one meter has reached the coast of Ibaraki Prefecture.

Recall, April 7, in the north-east of Japan experienced two major earthquakes of magnitude 7.4, later it had fallen to

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Georgia again felt tremors from the earthquake in Japan


14.03.11.Gruzinskie seismologists again feel the echoes of aftershocks of the earthquake in Japan. This is reported by the "News-Georgia" with reference to the Institute for the Study of land at Tbilisi University Elijah. Wave of aftershocks in Japan continue to come back to Georgia, they note.

"Seismological equipment Georgia again captures the ongoing flow of the waves of aftershocks in Japan, although less frequent than in the early days," — said the representative of the Institute. According to experts, "echoes earthquake waves from Japan to Georgia will be up in a few months."

As we have previously reported

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The land was rising before our eyes


14.03.11.V the earthquake in Japan, mainly in the capital Tokyo, there were hundreds of Russian citizens. Someone was in the land of the rising sun in the study, someone — arrived at work, and for many, the island nation has long been a second home.

Our compatriots, going abroad is, of course, aware of the high seismic risk in Japan. But the fact that they will survive the worst earthquake in the history of the country, could not imagine.

To what country periodically shakes, the Japanese themselves have long been accustomed to. For example, our compatriot, a native of

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Storm in strength typhoon repairs turmoil in Japan

Storm in strength typhoon repairs turmoil in Japan Natural Disasters

The storm, which is comparable in strength to the typhoon, walked around in Japan April 3, 2012, resulting in the widespread unrest. As a result of heavy rains, accompanied by strong gusts of wind, one person was killed and more than 10,000 injured.

According to the Japanese Meteorological Service in the western part of the country recorded wind speed of 150 kilometers per hour, while coastal areas have more powerful winds. Because of the danger of possible tornado was canceled more than 550 flights, resulting in about 70,000 passengers were

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Strong earthquake in Japan caused changes in the Earth’s ionosphere


11.10.11.Razrushitelnoe earthquake that struck Japan in March this year, the impact on the upper atmosphere before as tremors were reported on the ground. This is the conclusion reached by Japanese scientists at the University of Hokkaido. The article was published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters.

Scientists hope that this discovery can be used to prevent subsequent earthquakes. The researchers found that during the movement of the earth's crust formed and tsunami waves that reached ionosphere — one of the highest layers of the atmosphere.

Now surveyor and geophysicist Kosuke Heki (Kosuke Heki) from Hokkaido University reported that

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Japan residents evacuate settlements around the power plant Fukushima-1


16.05.11.Za outside the 30-kilometer exclusion zone around the plant "Fukushima-1" the evacuation of residents. Meanwhile, a nuclear emergency must giant barge, which is planned to pump out radioactive water.


TOKYO, May 15. In a number of locations outside the 20-kilometer zone around the nuclear power plant emergency, "Fukushima-1" on Sunday the evacuation of the population in regard to the recommendation of the Government of Japan.

It clarifies the ITAR-TASS news agency, the Japanese government in late April, completely shut down from visiting the area in a radius of 20 kilometers around the plant. They also recommended

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Earthquake in Japan


Fatalities are more and more

12.03.2011 15:04

The devastating earthquake that struck Japan on March 11, claimed the lives of 1,700 people.

This number includes both dead and missing, the agency "Kyodo".


Panic gripped Japan after the earthquake: lack of water and food, long queues in hospitals

12.03.11. Residents of several Japanese cities hit by the earthquake and tsunami, panic and despair.

People do not have enough water, food and medicine. At the hospital entrance lined up in long lines of wounded. As the correspondent of Reuters, near the city of Fukushima, on the outskirts of which

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Russia and Japan have introduced simplified visa regime


Tokyo. January 28. Interfax — Moscow and Tokyo have agreed on the introduction of simplified visa regime.

As the correspondent of "Interfax", an agreement signed Saturday in Tokyo, and the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Japan Koichiro Gemba.

Source: Interfax

Let me remind you also that the Russian — Chinese border removed the barbed wire fence

Off the coast of Japan in the ocean formed a huge failure

Karst holes

30.03.11.Posle devastating earthquake off the coast of Japan on the ocean giant sinkhole formed over hundreds of kilometers. According to American geologists, this condition may lead to new powerful aftershocks in Tokyo. The disaster was accompanied by changes in the structure of the tectonic plates. Then one of them moved about nine meters, which led to a huge dip in the Japanese coast. The researchers found that its length is 380 km, width — 190 kilometers.


Geologists from the U.S. indicated that as a result of increased pressure on the adjacent segments of the tectonic

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Shaking in Japan


Japan recorded new strong tremors 14.03.11.Okolo 15.30 MSK in Japanese news agencies has information about the new strong tremors in Japan, a magnitude of 8.4. Announced the tsunami threat. Other details have not yet been received. Meanwhile, in the area of emergency second unit nuclear power plant "Fukushima-1", located two hundred kilometers north of Tokyo, began operations to produce steam, which will reduce the pressure in the unit. It clarifies the Tokyo-based power company, the water level in the reactor dropped to the bottom edge, raising the danger of overheating.

Despite the constant flow of sea water, the water

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