A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Nereju in Romania. The temblor was reported at 01:20:55 / 1:20 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007n3r. Unique identifier: us10007n3r. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 80.99 km (50 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/12/16 / 2016-12-27 23:20:55 / December 27, 2016 @ 11:20 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 26.6078 East, latitude 45.7279 North, depth = 80.99 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (49 miles) from Braşov (c. 276 100 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Ploieşti (c. 228 900 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Bacău (c. 171 400 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Buzău (c. 131 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Focşani (c. 105 100 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Bârlad (c. 67 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Sfântu-Gheorghe (c. 60 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Câmpina (c. 41 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Frumuşiţa, Gorgota, Măneşti. Close country/countries that might be effected, Romania (c. 21 959 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km W of Nereju, Romania. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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