A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Lopătari in Romania on Saturday. Unique identifier: us7000de88. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000de88. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 27/02/21 / 2021-02-27 21:13:10 / February 27, 2021 @ 9:13 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 129.73 km (81 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 21:13:10 / 9:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 26.5243 East, latitude 45.5918 North, depth = 129.73 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Braşov (c. 276 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ploieşti (c. 228 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Buzău (c. 131 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Focşani (c. 105 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Sfântu-Gheorghe (c. 60 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Câmpina (c. 41 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Romania (c. 21 959 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corbasca, Corod, Ghidigeni (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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