A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Nereju in Romania on Friday. Global time and date of event 19/05/17 / 2017-05-19 20:02:43 / May 19, 2017 @ 8:02 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 117.16 km (73 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 22:02:43 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008tmf. Id of event: us10008tmf. Exact location of event, depth 117.16 km, 26.6605° East, 45.7453° North.
Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Braşov (c. 276 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Bacău (c. 171 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Buzău (c. 131 000 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Focşani (c. 105 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Sfântu-Gheorghe (c. 60 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Tecuci (c. 41 200 pop). Close country/countries, Romania (c. 21 959 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pârjol, Boldeşti-Scăeni, Bacău.
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 seven 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km NW of Nereju, Romania. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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