A 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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