A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Sita Buzaului in Romania. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/04/18 / 2018-04-25 17:15:49 / April 25, 2018 @ 5:15 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ds5p. Id of event: us1000ds5p. The temblor was picked up at 19:15:49 / 7:15 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 26.2903 East, latitude 45.6103 North, depth = 149 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 149 km (93 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Romania (c. 21 959 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Braşov (c. 276 100 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Ploieşti (c. 228 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Buzău (c. 131 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Focşani (c. 105 100 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Sfântu-Gheorghe (c. 60 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Câmpina (c. 41 600 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Miercurea-Ciuc (c. 41 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Poenari-Burchi, Corneşti, Gruiu (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 17 km ESE of Sita Buzaului, Romania. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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