A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Vrincioaia in Romania on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 23:05:08 / 11:05 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000510u. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000510u. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/08/19 / 2019-08-05 21:05:08 / August 5, 2019 @ 9:05 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52.14 km (32 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 26.7615 East, latitude 45.8434 North, depth = 52.14 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Braşov (c. 276 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Bacău (c. 171 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Buzău (c. 131 000 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Focşani (c. 105 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Bârlad (c. 67 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Sfântu-Gheorghe (c. 60 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Banca, Hălchiu, Blăgeşti (min 5000 pop). Close 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 2 km ESE of Vrincioaia, Romania. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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