Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - 83 km E of Braşov, Romania on Monday, 31 August 2020
31 Aug 12:00 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 49 minutes.
Diepte: 76.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 45.75°N / 26.67°E (Romania)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) NW of Păvălari (pop: 100)
3 km (2 mi) NW of Sahastru (pop: 400)
4 km (2 mi) SW of Țepa (pop: 200)
112 km (70 mi) NW of Galaţi (pop: 294,100)
153 km (95 mi) NE of Bucharest (pop: 1,877,200)
173 km (107 mi) SW of Iaşi (pop: 318,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Tijd||Mag. / Diepte||Locatie||Bron|
|Mon, 31 Aug 11:11 UTC||M 2.9 / 76 km||83 km E 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 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.