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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 5 km WSW of Nereju, Romania

Earthquake location 45.6957S, 26.6526WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Nereju in Romania. Exact location of earthquake, 26.6526° East, 45.6957° North, depth 132.9 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 132.9 km (83 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:26:48 / 5:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/07/15 / 2015-07-05 14:26:48 / July 5, 2015 @ 2:26 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10002nj3. Unique identifier: us10002nj3.

Nearby country/countries, Romania (c. 21 959 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Berceni, Râşnov, Sinaia. Epicenter of the event was 81 km (51 miles) from Braşov (c. 276 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Buzău (c. 131 000 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Focşani (c. 105 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Sfântu-Gheorghe (c. 60 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Tecuci (c. 41 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Râmnicu Sărat (c. 38 500 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 5 km WSW of Nereju, Romania.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.6526° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.6957° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 132.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km WSW of Nereju, Romania Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-07-05 14:26:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-07-05 15:45:03 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 298 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 0.16 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 29 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 us10002nj3 Id of event.
Event Code 10002nj3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10002nj3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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