A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Gura Teghii in Romania on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a38c. Unique identifier: us2000a38c. Exact location of earthquake, 26.3586° East, 45.5537° North, depth 101.31 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:27:51 / 12:27 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 101.31 km (63 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/08/17 / 2017-08-01 10:27:51 / August 1, 2017 @ 10:27 am.
Nearby country/countries, Romania (c. 21 959 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Braşov (c. 276 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ploieşti (c. 228 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Buzău (c. 131 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Focşani (c. 105 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Sfântu-Gheorghe (c. 60 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Câmpina (c. 41 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homocea, Munteni, Sascut.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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