A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Gura Teghii in Romania. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:15:04 / 3:15 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 152.35 km (95 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000cfna. Id of event: us1000cfna. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/02/18 / 2018-02-04 13:15:04 / February 4, 2018 @ 1:15 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 26.3751 East, latitude 45.5492 North, depth = 152.35 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Baraolt, Târgu Ocna, Târgu Trotuş (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Braşov (c. 276 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ploieşti (c. 228 900 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Buzău (c. 131 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Focşani (c. 105 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Sfântu-Gheorghe (c. 60 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Câmpina (c. 41 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Romania (c. 21 959 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km NNW of Gura Teghii, Romania. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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