Natural disasters continue to test the strength of the country. Today, April 1, at about 18.00 MSK in the Mediterranean was an earthquake. According to available information, the magnitude of the ground strokes was 6.3 points. As the Seismological Observatory of Bosphorus University in Istanbul, the tremors were felt in the south of Turkey, particularly in the provinces of Antalya and Muğla. According to local media, no more precise details on the impact of the earthquake in the present time, no, the radio station "Mayak".
However, the earthquake occurred on the Greek island of Crete. According to the global monitoring of the U.S. Geological Survey, the force of tremors was 5.9 points. The epicenter was 350 km south-east of Athens. Information about the destruction and casualties were reported.
Meanwhile, reports RIA "News" from Cairo, the Egyptian capital residents felt small underground vibrations. This information was confirmed by residents of several areas of the city.
We note a few days ago there was a strong earthquake in Myanmar and Thailand, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Tremors were about seven on the Richter scale. The epicenter was located a hundred kilometers north of the Thai city of Chiang Rai, located near the border with Myanmar.
March 11 massive earthquake occurred in Japan. The strength of aftershocks with magnitude 9.0, triggered a tsunami, which resulted in devastating consequences for the country. At this point, according to available information, the death toll has reached 12 thousand people.