A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Nereju in Romania. Exact location of event, depth 138.16 km, 26.5755° East, 45.6903° North. The temblor was detected at 12:24:49 / 12:24 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: us1000d47y. Id of event: us1000d47y. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/03/18 / 2018-03-14 10:24:49 / March 14, 2018 @ 10:24 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 138.16 km (86 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Drăguşeni, Măgureni, Pechea. Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Braşov (c. 276 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Ploieşti (c. 228 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Buzău (c. 131 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Focşani (c. 105 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Sfântu-Gheorghe (c. 60 700 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Câmpina (c. 41 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Miercurea-Ciuc (c. 41 300 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 one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 11 km WSW of Nereju, Romania. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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