A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Chiojdu in Romania. The temblor was picked up at 01:22:01 / 1:22 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70005daw. Event ids that are associated: us70005daw. Exact location of event, longitude 26.1364 East, latitude 45.4031 North, depth = 139.29 km. 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 139.29 km (87 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/09/19 / 2019-09-07 23:22:01 / September 7, 2019 @ 11:22 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Braşov (c. 276 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Ploieşti (c. 228 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Buzău (c. 131 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Focşani (c. 105 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Târgovişte (c. 88 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Sfântu-Gheorghe (c. 60 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ludeşti, Ciocăneşti, Panciu (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Romania (c. 21 959 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km NW of Chiojdu, Romania. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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