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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 5 km NW of Nereju, Romania



Earthquake location 45.7453S, 26.6605WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.6605° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.7453° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 117.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km NW of Nereju, Romania Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-05-19 20:02:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-19 20:31:40 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 286 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.562 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.4 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 20 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10008tmf Id of event.
Event Code 10008tmf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008tmf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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