The third day of strong earthquake of magnitude 6.6 occurred in Japan

The third day of strong earthquake of magnitude 6.6 occurred on Tuesday in the north-east of Japan, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Earthquakes have been recorded at 18.44 local time (12.44 MSK). The epicenter was located at 179 km south-east from the city of Hachinohe. The earthquake lies at a depth of 15.5 kilometers. Warnings about the threat of a tsunami was not announced yet. 9.0-magnitude earthquake occurred in Japan on March 11, it caused a tsunami ten meters. According to the latest data, the number of dead and missing in the disaster is approaching 22 thousand people.

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Incidents. Experts are expecting an early eruption of Mount Fuji

In the earthquake and tsunami in Japan continues quite strong tremors that could possibly come to life one of the symbols of the country — Volcano Fuji. By this view came some Japanese and American experts, examining the available data.

Fuji volcano generally considered low-level — the last eruption was recorded in the XVIII century. But a series of aftershocks in the vicinity of the world-famous volcano has prompted some experts to think about a possible "awakening" a sleeping giant.

In particular, the possible revival of Fujiyama experts warned Research Center of Seismology, Volcanology and Disaster Prevention at the

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In Japan, there was another earthquake of magnitude 5.6

Another earthquake of magnitude 5.6 occurred in Japan. According to the National Meteorological Administration, tsunami threat arose. No casualties or damage were reported. The epicenter was located in the Pacific Ocean near the north-eastern coast of Honshu island, and its center lies at a depth of 20 kilometers beneath the ocean floor. Tremors felt 16 residents of the 47 prefectures of Japan, including the Japanese capital, ITAR-TASS reported. The number of dead and missing after the disaster in Japan has exceeded 17 thousand people. On the morning of the country have been new explosions. The level of radiation hazard

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The first call was not heard. At Japanese nuclear power plant on the IAEA recommendations twice dismissed

In July 2007, elements made more than a serious warning to the Japanese nuclear industry. Then a major earthquake happened on the tectonic fault, where the nuclear power plant "Kashiwazaki."

At its industrial site turned over and damaged about four containers of nuclear waste. The mayor of the city ordered to stop all work on the station for an indefinite time, and seismologists recommended close to a third of all nuclear power plants in the country. Scientists have found that earthquakes threaten not only power plant in Kashiwazaki — there is an imminent danger to others, including the oldest

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Three earthquakes of magnitude 5.0 occurred in Japan

Three earthquakes of magnitude 5.0 occurred in the early Friday morning near the eastern coast of Japan, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Tremors were recorded in 3.31, 04.01 and 05.04 (21.31, 22.01 and 22.05 MSK Thursday) morning local time off the east coast of the Japanese island of Honshu. Earthquake sources located at a depth of 30-36 km. A few minutes after the earthquake happened two more "aftershock" of magnitude 4.8 and 4.9. Warning of impending tsunami were announced. Recently, in the Japanese island of Honshu was repeated dozens of earthquakes with a magnitude of 4.7 to 6.0 and

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In Japan, there have been a day over 20 earthquake aftershock

In Japan, for the last day (March 18, 2011 in Tokyo, began at 17:00 on Kiev) was more than 20 aftershock earthquakes with a magnitude of 4.5 to 6.1. Such information is contained in the online materials the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). All the earthquakes were concentrated on the eastern coast of the main Japanese island of Honshu, that is in the area where the March 11 was the most powerful in the country's history, an earthquake of magnitude 9. As a result of today's aftershock did not have a tsunami threat, new destructions are not informed.

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Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 occurred in Greece

Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 occurred on Wednesday in the Ionian Sea, reported RIA Novosti. The epicenter was between the Greek islands of Kefalonia and Lefkada, about 280 kilometers west of Athens.

Earthquakes of a magnitude are common in Greece, which is up to 90 percent of all earthquakes recorded in Europe. As a rule, they do not cause damage to property. Greek seismologists in recent days repeatedly made assurances that the powerful tremors in Japan should not affect the seismic activity in Greece.

9 magnitude earthquake occurred in Japan on March 11, it caused a tsunami more than ten meters.

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A powerful earthquake in Japan has affected (VIDEO). Tsunami came to Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands

Japan Earthquake: Powerful aftershocks were recorded in the north-east coast of the country. Data on the magnitude of the disaster vary — according to some sources, the force pushes the level of 7.9 points, while the U.S. Geological Survey reported an earthquake of 8.9 points. Another earthquake measuring 7.4 points occurred later in the Miyagi prefecture. According to local media reports, three people were killed and dozens injured.

 

The data come from the destruction of many areas, including Tokyo and adjacent port city of Yokohama, on which there are black clouds of smoke from

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Close to the coast of Japan, a new wave of a tsunami

New tsunami 3 meters closer to the coast of the Japanese prefecture of Fukushima. Its registered helicopter fire departments of the country. Authorities urged people to immediately move away from the coast. Tsunamis are also on the coast of Miyagi Prefecture and the city of Aomori Hachinohe. Because of the approaching tsunami ordered the emergency evacuation received nearly 13,000 residents of Fukushima Prefecture, Miyagi and Aomori in the north-east coast of the main Japanese island of Honshu. On the hill were also emerging garrisons stationed there's armed forces. Last Friday, March 11, in Japan there was a

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The earthquake and tsunami in Japan: 1,300 dead, 2,600 missing

In Japan, on the disaster killed and missing more than 2 thousand 600 people. Japanese authorities have officially confirmed the death of over 1,300 people from the devastating magnitude 9 earthquake that struck on March 11 in the north-east of the country. Even thousands of people are reported missing. The authorities can not reach tens of thousands of residents. Rescue services regularly report new found bodies of victims. The police chief of Miyagi prefecture, which suffered more than others from the tidal wave, suggests that only in his prefecture death toll exceeds 10,000. "I have no doubt

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