A 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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