A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Nehoiu in Romania. Exact location, longitude 26.2588° East, latitude 45.5324° North, depth = 115.74 km. The temblor was picked up at 13:52:53 / 1:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/09/19 / 2019-09-03 11:52:53 / September 3, 2019 @ 11:52 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005bfn. Id of event: us70005bfn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 115.74 km (72 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tătărani, Rupea, Drăgăneşti. The epicenter was 52 km (33 miles) from Braşov (c. 276 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Ploieşti (c. 228 900 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Buzău (c. 131 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Focşani (c. 105 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Târgovişte (c. 88 400 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Sfântu-Gheorghe (c. 60 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Câmpina (c. 41 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Romania (c. 21 959 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every 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: 13 km NNW of Nehoiu, Romania. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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