Minor mag. 3.2 earthquake - Comuna Spulber, 2.8 km north of Nereju, Vrancea, Romania, on Wednesday, 20 January 2016 at 12:29 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 127 km depth
20 Jan 13:20 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 50 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Jan 2016 12:29:53 UTC
Depth: 127.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 45.74°N / 26.73°E (Comuna Spulber, Vrancea, Romania)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) S of Țipău (Comuna Spulber) (pop: 304) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) SSE of Tulnici (pop: 5,800) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SSW of Vidra (pop: 7,420) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) W of Odobeşti (Orașul Odobești) (pop: 8,030) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) S of Vizantea-Mânăstirească (pop: 4,200) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) WSW of Panciu (pop: 8,810) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) W of Focşani (pop: 77,300) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NNW of Râmnicu Sărat (Buzău) (pop: 38,500) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (33 mi) SW of Adjud (pop: 17,300) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) NNE of Bucarest (Bucureşti) (pop: 1,877,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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