Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - 53 km ESE of Braşov, Romania on Sunday, 30 August 2020
30 Aug 04:18 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 38 minutes.
Diepte: 117.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 45.51°N / 26.26°E (Romania)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) NW of Cașoca (pop: 1,100)
3 km (2 mi) N of Lunca Jariștei (pop: 1,200)
4 km (2 mi) NW of Mușcelușa (pop: 600)
53 km (33 mi) SE of Braşov (pop: 276,100)
120 km (75 mi) N of Bucharest (pop: 1,877,200)
140 km (87 mi) W of Galaţi (pop: 294,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Tijd||Mag. / Diepte||Locatie||Bron|
|Sun, 30 Aug 02:40 UTC||M 2.6 / 117 km||53 km ESE of Braşov, Romania||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.