A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Nereju in Romania. Exact location, longitude 26.7268° East, latitude 45.7228° North, depth = 121 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003iw9. Id of event: us10003iw9. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/09/15 / 2015-09-29 15:53:49 / September 29, 2015 @ 3:53 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 121 km (75 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 18:53:49 / 6:53 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Romania (c. 21 959 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Braşov (c. 276 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Buzău (c. 131 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Focşani (c. 105 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Sfântu-Gheorghe (c. 60 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Tecuci (c. 41 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Râmnicu Sărat (c. 38 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hălchiu, Urlaţi, Colceag (min 5000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 1 km NE of Nereju, Romania.
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