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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Pufesti in Romania

Earthquake location 45.9885S, 27.1955WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Pufesti in Romania. The epicenter was at a depth of 12.12 km (8 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10002mfv. Unique identifier: us10002mfv. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:20:55 / 1:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/06/15 / 2015-06-29 22:20:55 / June 29, 2015 @ 10:20 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 27.1955 East, latitude 45.9885 North, depth = 12.12 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (56 miles) from Galaţi (c. 294 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Bacău (c. 171 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Focşani (c. 105 100 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Vaslui (c. 69 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Bârlad (c. 67 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Tecuci (c. 41 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Romania (c. 21 959 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pârscov, Verneşti, Mărăcineni (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 1 km SSW of Pufesti, Romania.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.1955° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.9885° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km SSW of Pufesti, Romania Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-06-29 22:20:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-06-29 22:38:34 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 180 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 0 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 271 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 1.007 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 52 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 us10002mfv Id of event.
Event Code 10002mfv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10002mfv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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