A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Nereju in Romania. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us60007ky6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007ky6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 120.26 km (75 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 03:26:47 / 3:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 26.6575° East, latitude 45.7408° North, depth = 120.26 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/01/20 / 2020-01-31 01:26:47 / January 31, 2020 @ 1:26 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ploieşti, Băicoi, Zorleni (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Romania (c. 21 959 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Braşov (c. 276 100 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Ploieşti (c. 228 900 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Bacău (c. 171 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Buzău (c. 131 000 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Focşani (c. 105 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Bârlad (c. 67 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Sfântu-Gheorghe (c. 60 700 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 five 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 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: 5 km WNW of Nereju, Romania.
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