A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Nereju in Romania. Exact location, longitude 26.4794° East, latitude 45.662° North, depth = 143.94 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 143.94 km (89 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/03/17 / 2017-03-08 13:43:13 / March 8, 2017 @ 1:43 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:43:13 / 3:43 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100087pk. Id of event: us100087pk.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Faraoaní, Zărnești, Bereşti-Tazlău (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Braşov (c. 276 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ploieşti (c. 228 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Buzău (c. 131 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Focşani (c. 105 100 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Sfântu-Gheorghe (c. 60 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Câmpina (c. 41 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Romania (c. 21 959 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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