A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Gura Teghii in Romania. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred 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). Unique identifier: us1000ds7w. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000ds7w. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 150.94 km (94 miles). Global time and date of event 25/04/18 / 2018-04-25 17:15:49 / April 25, 2018 @ 5:15 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 26.3958° East, 45.6276° North, depth 150.94 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tudor Vladimirescu, Faraoaní, Ghidigeni (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Braşov (c. 276 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Ploieşti (c. 228 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Buzău (c. 131 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Focşani (c. 105 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Sfântu-Gheorghe (c. 60 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Câmpina (c. 41 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Miercurea-Ciuc (c. 41 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Romania (c. 21 959 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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