A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Bisoca in Romania. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 26.62 East, latitude 45.5729 North, depth = 139.22 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/01/19 / 2019-01-09 11:36:03 / January 9, 2019 @ 11:36 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 139.22 km (87 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:36:03 / 1:36 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000j1vz. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j1vz.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Armăşeşti, Podu Turcului, Râşnov. Close country/countries that might be effected, Romania (c. 21 959 000 pop). The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Braşov (c. 276 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ploieşti (c. 228 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Buzău (c. 131 000 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Focşani (c. 105 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Sfântu-Gheorghe (c. 60 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Câmpina (c. 41 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 7 km NW of Bisoca, Romania.
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