A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Nereju in Romania. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/08/19 / 2019-08-30 07:00:04 / August 30, 2019 @ 7:00 am. Exact location of event, depth 132.48 km, 26.6826° East, 45.7317° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 132.48 km (82 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us70005a3d. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005a3d. The temblor was reported at 09:00:04 / 9:00 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Romania (c. 21 959 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Braşov (c. 276 100 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Bacău (c. 171 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Buzău (c. 131 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Focşani (c. 105 100 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Bârlad (c. 67 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Sfântu-Gheorghe (c. 60 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Miercurea-Ciuc (c. 41 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Miercurea-Ciuc, Scorţeni, Codlea.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 3 km WNW of Nereju, Romania.
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