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Romania: a series of 9 earthquake, the water in the wells reeks of sulfur

October 3, 2013. As the channel Publika, the last day in the Romanian county of Galati recorded nine earthquakes. Five occurred at night. The most powerful — a magnitude of 3.6 on the Richter scale — happened at 4:37 in the morning.

Another quake of the same magnitude was recorded at 7:37. To 10 am there were three more push.

Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta said that the government is ready to respond if necessary.

Over the past 11 days in Galati 19 earthquakes occurred. Romanian media write that in some localities of the county well water reeks of

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An earthquake of magnitude 6.5 occurred in Taiwan

June 2, 2013. An earthquake of magnitude 6.5 occurred on Sunday in Taiwan, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter of the earthquake, which occurred at 13:43 local time (09:43 MSK), located 25 kilometers south-east of the city Bouley (Buli), center lies at a depth of 14.4 kilometers.

Information on casualties or damage were reported.

Taiwan is located at the junction of two tectonic plates and is considered one of the most seismically active zones of the planet. Every year seismological station of the island is fixed to 18 thousand aftershocks. The strongest earthquake in Taiwan, magnitude 7.6, occurred

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Cyclone from Africa caused colored rains in western Ukraine

May 30, 2013. Colored rains occurred in the Transcarpathian region, it has spawned a lot of rumors in the city, but the reason for this was a sandstorm, which was brought by a cyclone from Africa, said on Thursday the State Service of Ukraine for Emergencies.

According to the agency, cars and residents Uzhgorod Uzhgorod district, Transcarpathian region on May 30 in the morning covered with patches of reddish color. Among the population there were rumors that the neighboring Slovakia something exploded, or emissions occurred at the aluminum plant, or the accident occurred in warehouses with dangerous munitions.

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Tornadoes in Oklahoma

Tornadoes in Oklahoma Natural Disasters

November 7, 2011 in Texas and Oklahoma experienced heavy storms and minor flooding. The strongest storms occurred in southwestern Oklahoma. While tornadoes were reported in rural areas of Oklahoma, they had great power.

Oklahoma is state tornado. But this year, in Oklahoma, there was a series of natural "anomalies": the coldest temperature of 10 February was -35 degrees Celsius, the highest number of snow in 24 hours on February 9, reached 70 cm in height, the largest wind gusts 243 km / h were recorded on May 24, the most destructive tornadoes in the last

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Magnitude 6.7 earthquake occurred in Papua New Guinea

Magnitude 6.7 earthquake occurred in Papua New Guinea Natural Disasters

An earthquake measuring 6.7 at a depth of 42 kilometers occurred near Finshafen in Papua New Guinea. The epicenter was located 103 kilometers east of the city of Lae, New Guinea, 184 kilometers southwest of Kandrian, New Britain, and 323 kilometers from the capital of Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby.

Papua New Guinea occupies the eastern part of the island of New Guinea and the islands adjacent to it. The country is located on the border of two tectonic plates, the Australian and quietly ocean, and is part of the

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An earthquake measuring 6.2 magnitude occurred in Argentina

An earthquake measuring 6.2 magnitude occurred in Argentina Natural Disasters

An earthquake measuring 6.2 magnitude at a relatively shallow depth of focus was in the north-western Argentina. People claim that the earthquake is the strongest in recent years, although reliable information on the extent of the damage and destruction yet.

The earthquake occurred at 8.12 am local time, near the capital of the province of Jujuy and Salta at a depth of 9.5 kilometers. In San Pedro, located 63 kilometers from the epicenter, was one of the strongest recorded earthquake shocks.

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The consequences of the earthquake in western Nepal

June 29, 2013. The earthquake that occurred in the middle of the Western region of Nepal in Rukum, had a magnitude of 5.5. The quake felt in 15 administrative units of the country and even in the capital city Kathmandu. Major destruction of the earthquake recorded in southern Rukum, in the settlement of Nuwakot destroyed more than a dozen homes. In Dzhagatipure damaged due to shock two-storey building. Others are damaged Khalanga built-9.

Among the people there are also affected, which reached number 20. Most of the people of the epicenter are still afraid to go back inside the house,

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An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 occurred in Mexico

August 21, 2013. An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 occurred on Wednesday in the south of Mexico, according to the U.S. Geological Survey website (USGS). Earlier, Reuters reported magnitude of 6.4.

The epicenter of tremors was located 23 kilometers from the city of San Marcos, center lies at a depth of 34.8 kilometers.

Other details, as well as data on casualties and damage has not yet been received.

Source: RIA Novosti

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In the jungles of Peru landslide occurred

In the jungles of Peru landslide occurred Natural Disasters

After landslides in the small Amazon village, located in the mountainous jungles of Peru, killing at least 11 people, and about 10 at the moment considered missing. Among the dead was five children.

The village of El Parvenir growers of coffee, came under an avalanche of mud and stone in the northern Peruvian department of San Martin. As a result of a landslide demolished 24 village houses. In some of them at the time were villagers. The landslide occurred after a department generously poured rain. In El Parvenir, where

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Report on earthquakes from 1 January to 16 March 2012

January

Total: 560; magnitude over 5 — 174, from 4 to 5 — 386 from January 1 to 10, total — 55 The magnitude of 5 to 6 — 52 earthquake; Magnitude 6 to 7 — 1; More than 7 — 2.

Strongest: 2012-01-10 — 7.2 — OFF W COAST OF NORTHERN SUMATRA 2012-01-01 — 7.0 — IZU ISLANDS, JAPAN REGION 2012-01-09 — 6.6 — SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS 2012-01-07 — 5.7 — KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION 2012-01-07 — 5.6 — EASTERN NEW GUINEA REG., PNG

Most earthquakes occurred: Indonesian-Malaysian region — 37, Japan — 5, Chile — 3, Atlantic

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