A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Gura Teghii in Romania on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 151.44 km (94 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009pey. Id of event: us20009pey. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 23/06/17 / 2017-06-23 23:50:00 / June 23, 2017 @ 11:50 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:50:00 / 1:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 26.3437 East, latitude 45.5499 North, depth = 151.44 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Romania (c. 21 959 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lieşti, Dărmăneşti, Gruiu (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Braşov (c. 276 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Ploieşti (c. 228 900 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Buzău (c. 131 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Focşani (c. 105 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Sfântu-Gheorghe (c. 60 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Câmpina (c. 41 600 pop).
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 9 km NW of Gura Teghii, Romania. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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