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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Or?ova in Romania

Earthquake location 44.711S, 22.3894WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Or?ova in Romania. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.57 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/06/20 / 2020-06-25 17:30:16 / June 25, 2020 @ 5:30 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 22.3894 East, latitude 44.711 North, depth = 12.57 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 17:30:16 / 5:30 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000abeg. Id of event: us7000abeg.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Bulgaria (c. 7 149 000 pop), Romania (c. 21 959 000 pop), Serbia (c. 7 345 000 pop). The epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Drobeta-Turnu Severin (c. 102 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Târgu Jiu (c. 97 200 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Reşiţa (c. 81 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Vidin (c. 54 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Zaječar (c. 49 800 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Požarevac (c. 41 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Bor (c. 39 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vršac, Požarevac, Moţăţei.

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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 1 km SSW of Or?ova, Romania.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 22.3894° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.711° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.57 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1 km SSW of Or?ova, Romania Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-25 17:30:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-25 19:54:45 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 312 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 2.635 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.89 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 36 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 us7000abeg Id of event.
Event Code 7000abeg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000abeg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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