Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 4.2 km SSE of Negreşti, Romania, on 29 Oct 10:00 pm (GMT +2) -

Mag. 2.9 earthquake  - 4.2 km SSE of Negreşti, Romania, on 29 Oct 10:00 pm (GMT +2)

Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 6 km depth

29 Oct 20:43 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 43 minutes.
Date & time: 29 Oct 2020 08:00:58 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 29 Oct 10:00 pm (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 2.9
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 46.8°N / 27.46°E (Romania)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) S of Valea Mare (pop: 871)
13 km (8 mi) NNW of Deleşti (Comuna Delești) (pop: 5,120)
16 km (10 mi) SE of Ţibăneşti (Comuna Țibănești, Iaşi) (pop: 7,660)
40 km (25 mi) WSW of Răducăneni (pop: 7,710)
42 km (26 mi) SSW of Iasi (Iaşi) (pop: 318,000)
43 km (27 mi) ESE of Roman (Neamţ) (pop: 67,800)
49 km (30 mi) ENE of Bacau (Bacău) (pop: 171,400)
109 km (68 mi) WSW of Chisinau (Chișinău Municipality, Moldova) (pop: 636,000)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 11.1°C (52 F), humidity: 93%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from SW
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 2.96 km42 Km SSW of Iaşi, RomaniaEMSC

User reports for this quake (4)

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İasi (41.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
41.8 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s
Iasi / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s
Iasi / not felt : Didn’t Felt it
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Mag. 2.9 earthquake - 4.2 km SSE of Negreşti, Romania, on 29 Oct 10:00 pm (GMT +2)
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    |
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    | Details
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    | 7.8 |
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    80 years ago
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    | 7.5 |
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