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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Comandau in Romania

Earthquake location 45.6612S, 26.4432WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Comandau in Romania on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 147.9 km (92 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 13/07/15 / 2015-07-13 23:35:10 / July 13, 2015 @ 11:35 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us20002xbq. Ids that are associated to the event: us20002xbq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 26.4432 East, latitude 45.6612 North, depth = 147.9 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:35:10 / 2:35 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Râfov, Filipeştii de Pădure, Filipeştii de Târg (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Romania (c. 21 959 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 65 km (40 miles) from Braşov (c. 276 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Ploieşti (c. 228 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Buzău (c. 131 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Focşani (c. 105 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Sfântu-Gheorghe (c. 60 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Câmpina (c. 41 600 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km SE of Comandau, Romania. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.4432° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.6612° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 147.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km SE of Comandau, Romania Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-07-13 23:35:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-07-14 00:05:34 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 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 0.22 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 56 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 us20002xbq Id of event.
Event Code 20002xbq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20002xbq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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