A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Nereju in Romania on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us60008c46. Event ids that are associated: us60008c46. The temblor was detected at 20:24:51 / 8:24 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 134.55 km (84 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/03/20 / 2020-03-08 18:24:51 / March 8, 2020 @ 6:24 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 26.5547 East, latitude 45.6446 North, depth = 134.55 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Piscu, Tutova, Cioranii de Jos. Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Braşov (c. 276 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Ploieşti (c. 228 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Buzău (c. 131 000 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Focşani (c. 105 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Sfântu-Gheorghe (c. 60 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Câmpina (c. 41 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Romania (c. 21 959 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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