Earthquakes in Russia: 2008 Chechnya Earthquake, Kamchatka Earthquakes, 2006 Kuril Islands Earthquake, 2006 Kamchatka Earthquakes

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: 2008 Chechnya Earthquake, Kamchatka Earthquakes, 2006 Kuril Islands Earthquake, 2006 Kamchatka Earthquakes, 1995 Neftegorsk Earthquake, 1911 Russia Earthquake. Not illustrated. Excerpt: (09:06:10 UTC) Shakemap of the earthquakeThe 2008 Chechnya earthquake was a 5.8 Mw earthquake that occurred on October 11, 2008 at 09:06:10 UTC ...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: 2008 Chechnya Earthquake, Kamchatka Earthquakes, 2006 Kuril Islands Earthquake, 2006 Kamchatka Earthquakes, 1995 Neftegorsk Earthquake, 1911 Russia Earthquake. Not illustrated. Excerpt: (09:06:10 UTC) Shakemap of the earthquakeThe 2008 Chechnya earthquake was a 5.8 Mw earthquake that occurred on October 11, 2008 at 09:06:10 UTC in Chechnya, Russia, and lasted for 40 seconds. At least 13 people from the districts of Gudermes, Shalinsky and Kurchaloyevsky were killed by the quake and a series of aftershocks, which were felt throughout the North Caucasus, and even in Armenia and Georgia. In addition, about 116 people were injured. Dagestan, Ingushetia, North Ossetia and Stavropol also experienced the tremors, with a total of 16 shocks between 3 and 6 on the Richter scale. Some tremors lasted up to 30 seconds, causing serious structural damage in two Chechen districts, and left 52,000 people without power in three districts. Communications and roads in Chechnya were also disrupted. 500 families in the heavily affected town of Kurchaloy needed tent shelters, and the local hospital in that town was evacuated. There was only minimal damage in the Chechnyan capital of Grozny, consisting mostly of broken windows. Ramzan Kadyrov, the President of Chechnya said, "We have received information on damage from various districts... each and every will receive the necessary help and support." A strong magnitude 5.3 aftershock struck the region approximately 16 minutes after the initial quake. ~6, Aug 30) ... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=19730274

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  • ISBN-13: 9781158375172
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 6/21/2010
  • Pages: 24
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.06 (d)

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