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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake strikes near Marasheshty in Romania

Earthquake location 45.8788S, 27.2279WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (mg/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Marasheshty in Romania. The temblor was reported at 01:53:06 / 1:53 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 37.69 km (23 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-19 11:53:06 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 27.2279 East, latitude 45.8788 North, depth 37.69 km.

Close countries, Romania (c. 21 959 000 pop). The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Galaţi (c. 294 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Brăila (c. 213 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Bacău (c. 171 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Buzău (c. 131 000 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Focşani (c. 105 100 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Brăila, Laza, Berezeni.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.2279° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.8788° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 37.69 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0km SW of Marasheshty, Romania Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-19 23:53:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-20 00:23:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 259 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources us A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.979 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 41 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID usc000thcc Id of event.
Event Code c000thcc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS usc000thcc A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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