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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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A series of aftershocks of 4.9 and 5.4 off the coast of Kamchatka


Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, on March 9. / ITAR-TASS /. In the Pacific Ocean off the east coast of Kamchatka recorded a series of earthquakes, the magnitude of which ranged from 4.9 to 5.4. Victims or damage. Tsunami alarm has not been announced. As ITAR-TASS the Kamchatka branch of the Geophysical Service of RAS, the first quake occurred on 8 March at 21:46 local time / 12:46 MSK /. Its magnitude was 4.9. Hearth lies at a depth of 15 km under the sea. The epicenter was about 200 kilometers east of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.

Today at 07:48 local time / 23:48

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Two earthquakes in Germany


Magnitude ML 4.8 Region GERMANY Date, time 2011-02-14 12:43:12.0 UTC Coordinates 50.36 N; 7.68 E Depth of 10 km Removing 6 km E Koblenz (pop 107,319; local time 13:43:12.0 2011-02-14) 7 km NE Lahnstein (pop 18,749; local time 13:43:12.0 2011-02-14) 3 km NW Bad ems (pop 9,735; local time 13:43:12.0 2011-02-14)

Magnitude ML 3.5 Region GERMANY Date time 2011-02-14 12:50:43.0 UTC Location 50.28 N; 7.64 E Depth 12 km Distances 8 km S Koblenz (pop 107,319; local time 13:50:43.4 2011-02-14) 4 km SE Lahnstein (pop 18,749; local time 13:50:43.4 2011-02-14) 1 km NE Brey (pop 1,596; local

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6.0 earthquake off the coast of Tonga


31.01.11. Tonga, an earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale. This was reported by the U.S. Geological Survey.

Earthquakes have been recorded at 06:03 GMT. Hypocenter lies at a depth of 68.60 km.

The epicenter was located at coordinates 21.94 degrees south latitude and 175.51 degrees west longitude. So far no information about human casualties or material damage.

China Radio International

Magnitude mb 6.0 Region TONGA Date time 2011-01-31 06:03:19.0 UTC Location 21.90 S; 175.50 W Depth of 10 km Removal of 760 km SE Suva (pop 199,455; local time 18:03:19.7 2011-01-31) 89 km S Nuku'alofa

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Reports of earthquakes come from Georgia, Turkey, Kyrgyzstan and China


ANKARA / BAKU / YEREVAN / TBILISI, January 19 — RIA Novosti. 5.3 magnitude earthquake reported on Wednesday in Georgia and eastern Turkey, according to seismologists at once in several countries. Tremors were felt in Armenia, Abkhazia and South Ossetia. Also recorded earthquake in Kyrgyzstan and China.

In Georgia, the destruction and the victims of the earthquake there, told RIA Novosti the Georgian Center for seismic monitoring.

"The destruction and no injuries were reported. The epicenter of the earthquake was in the village Kakaskhidi at Baghdad district of Georgia, 15 kilometers from the district center and 5 kilometers from

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Asian cities under threat of natural disasters

Asian cities under threat of natural disasters Natural Disasters

Global warming leads to such storms, droughts and heat shock, and in some places and floods that people of the world it's time to have in stock plan in the event of another natural disaster before met destructive power. Particularly worth to be on guard zones with high population density, poor regions of the planet, though from natural disturbances are not perfect, the new tropical cyclones, floods and drought threaten all from Mumbai to Miami.

The impact of rising temperatures and sea levels annually bring the world economy damage in 80

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Fish kill in the Rostov region. Photo


26.07.11.Bereg Broad River in the Rostov region again strewn with dead fish. Now experts are finding out what caused the environmental disaster this time.

First became alarmed residents of the street of Kalinin. They saw a dead fish on the river wide. People are asked to investigate the situation as soon as possible, because in the river to bathe their children come to the watering pets, not to mention a favorite spot for fishermen.

Deputy Head of Aquaculture Department Rosselkhoznadzor PO Galina Nizova heard mass death of fish in the river from Broad correspondent "BV".

— This information will

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Where they were flying?




Chinese chroniclers of the first millennium reported as Lu Gong, surnamed Wen-ching, with the servant and the servant were looking for healing means between the ridges. Suddenly he saw three people in the valley. Turning to Lyuyu, they said: "We are immortal celestial beings of the chambers

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Bulgaria. Varna Lake froze the first time in 58 years


30.01.12.Kak said "Novinar" the first time in 58 years, covered with ice Varna Lake.

This happened in 1907, 1932, 1942 and 1954. Currently in Varna -12 deg. frost. The coldest was in 1929, while winter temperatures dropped to -26 degrees.

Source: Bulgaria news on-line

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You beast, sir

"Interlocutor", 20.02.2002, Moscow, n7, p.11

11-year-old Indian Balaji Qureshi was the real star of this winter Hindu temples. Thousands of people worship the deity for a teenager, the next incarnation of Hanuman obezyanolikogo — because Balaji born tailed. Grandfather grandson carries on the country and shows his 10-centimeter process for the money. And if this indian lucky — his ugliness is not so hard to hide, there is a will, — other beastmen rarely boast that the nature of the joke was as harmless.

Mermaids jumped overboard

The greatest pride of the museum of the town Tombstone (southern

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