Mag. 3.6 earthquake - 4.4 km west of Gura Teghii, Buzău, Romania, on Saturday, 21 Nov 6.35 pm (GMT +2) -

Mag. 3.6 earthquake  - 4.4 km west of Gura Teghii, Buzău, Romania, on Saturday, 21 Nov 6.35 pm (GMT +2)

Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 125 km depth

21 Nov 16:40 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 minutes.
21 Nov 17:24: Magnitude recalculated from 3.2 to 3.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 140.0 to 125.0 km (from 87 to 78 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.7 km (2.9 mi) towards SSE.
Date & time: 21 Nov 2020 04:35:20 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 21 Nov 6.35 pm (GMT +2)
Magnitude: 3.6
Depth: 125.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 45.48°N / 26.36°E (Romania)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) W of Nemertea (pop: 460)
6 km (4 mi) NE of Lunca Priporului (pop: 1,440)
13 km (8 mi) ESE of Gura Siriului (pop: 77)
15 km (9 mi) WSW of Terca (pop: 667)
18 km (11 mi) N of Burueneşti (pop: 8,100)
23 km (14 mi) NE of Starchiojd (pop: 6,590)
62 km (38 mi) ESE of Brasov (pop: 276,100)
65 km (40 mi) NNE of Ploieşti (pop: 228,900)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds -2.4°C (28 F), humidity: 94%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.6125 kmROMANIAEMSC

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Pitesti / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe / 2-5 s : Loud noises in the structure woke me up
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Mag. 3.6 earthquake - 4.4 km west of Gura Teghii, Buzău, Romania, on Saturday, 21 Nov 6.35 pm (GMT +2)
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    | Mag |
    Depth
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
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    | 7.8 |
    90km / 56mi
    |
    80 years ago
    |
    30km / 19mi
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    | 7.5 |
    94km / 58mi
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    44 years ago
    |
    45km / 28mi
    | Romania
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    | 7.2 |
    132km / 82mi
    |
    34 years ago
    |
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  • 30 May 1990 10:40
    | 7.0 |
    89km / 55mi
    |
    31 years ago
    |
    47km / 29mi
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    | 6.3 |
    88km / 55mi
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    |
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    | Romania
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    | 5.5 |
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    | 4.4 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
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    | 4.3 |
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