A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Gura Teghii in Romania. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:23:36 / 10:23 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us60008dxj. Event ids that are associated: us60008dxj. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 26.4 East, latitude 45.478 North, depth = 119.63 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 119.63 km (74 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/03/20 / 2020-03-11 20:23:36 / March 11, 2020 @ 8:23 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Braşov (c. 276 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ploieşti (c. 228 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Buzău (c. 131 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Focşani (c. 105 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Sfântu-Gheorghe (c. 60 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Câmpina (c. 41 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Romania (c. 21 959 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Munteni, Bărbuleţu, Dofteana.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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