A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Nereju in Romania. Id of earthquake: us1000gfg4. Event ids that are associated: us1000gfg4. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 131.44 km (82 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/08/18 / 2018-08-22 14:52:45 / August 22, 2018 @ 2:52 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 16:52:45 / 4:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 26.7289° East, latitude 45.7116° North, depth = 131.44 km.
Close country/countries, Romania (c. 21 959 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Urlaţi, Colceag, Feldioara (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 88 km (54 miles) from Braşov (c. 276 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Buzău (c. 131 000 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Focşani (c. 105 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Sfântu-Gheorghe (c. 60 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Tecuci (c. 41 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Râmnicu Sărat (c. 38 500 pop).
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km ESE of Nereju, Romania. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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