A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Nereju in Romania. Exact location of event, longitude 26.5742 East, latitude 45.652 North, depth = 138.7 km. Unique identifier: us20004hmi. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004hmi. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/12/15 / 2015-12-16 20:27:33 / December 16, 2015 @ 8:27 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 138.7 km (86 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:27:33 / 10:27 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Romania (c. 21 959 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Floreşti, Tutova, Bereşti-Tazlău (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Braşov (c. 276 100 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Ploieşti (c. 228 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Buzău (c. 131 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Focşani (c. 105 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Sfântu-Gheorghe (c. 60 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Câmpina (c. 41 600 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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