A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Brezoi in Romania on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/12/15 / 2015-12-29 18:56:29 / December 29, 2015 @ 6:56 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 32.72 km, 24.1899° East, 45.3479° North. Event id: us10004a9m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004a9m. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:56:29 / 8:56 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.72 km (20 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tătărani, Rovinari, Alba Iulia. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Romania (c. 21 959 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from Piteşti (c. 167 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Sibiu (c. 151 900 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Râmnicu Vâlcea (c. 107 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Târgu Jiu (c. 97 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Alba Iulia (c. 66 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Mediaş (c. 53 000 pop).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 4 km WNW of Brezoi, Romania.
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