A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Naruja in Romania. Global time and date of event 31/10/16 / 2016-10-31 11:59:50 / October 31, 2016 @ 11:59 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us1000738i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000738i. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 89.15 km (55 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 26.7898° East, 45.8351° North, depth 89.15 km. The temblor was detected at 13:59:50 / 1:59 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Romania (c. 21 959 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Balcani, Sâncrăieni, Drajna de Jos (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Bacău (c. 171 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Buzău (c. 131 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Focşani (c. 105 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Bârlad (c. 67 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Sfântu-Gheorghe (c. 60 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Tecuci (c. 41 200 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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