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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Jitia in Romania

Earthquake location 45.6328S, 26.5762WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Jitia in Romania. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a4ab. Unique identifier: us6000a4ab. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/06/20 / 2020-06-02 11:12:57 / June 2, 2020 @ 11:12 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 26.5762 East, latitude 45.6328 North, depth = 106.41 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 106.41 km (66 miles). The temblor was detected at 11:12:57 / 11:12 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cioranii de Jos, Piscu, Măgureni (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Romania (c. 21 959 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Braşov (c. 276 100 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Ploieşti (c. 228 900 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Buzău (c. 131 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Focşani (c. 105 100 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Sfântu-Gheorghe (c. 60 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Câmpina (c. 41 600 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km WNW of Jitia, Romania. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 26.5762° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.6328° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 106.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12 km WNW of Jitia, Romania Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-02 11:12:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-02 11:37:19 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 259 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.465 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.58 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 44 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000a4ab Id of event.
Event Code 6000a4ab An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000a4ab, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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