A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Nereju in Romania. Global time and date of event 08/10/17 / 2017-10-08 01:49:38 / October 8, 2017 @ 1:49 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 140.61 km (87 miles). Exact location of event, depth 140.61 km, 26.5819° East, 45.7029° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 03:49:38 / 3:49 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000b2pk. Unique identifier: us2000b2pk.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blejoi, Comarnic, Sinaia (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Braşov (c. 276 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Buzău (c. 131 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Focşani (c. 105 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Sfântu-Gheorghe (c. 60 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Tecuci (c. 41 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Râmnicu Sărat (c. 38 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Romania (c. 21 959 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 10 km W of Nereju, Romania.
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