4.1 Richter scale earthquake in central Romania

Written by on October 28, 2017 in Europe - Comments Off on 4.1 Richter scale earthquake in central Romania

An earthquake occurred in Central Romania at 4.56pm local time on October 28. The epicentre was 127km north of Romanian capital city Bucharest, and about 50km east of Brașov.

So far, no reports of injuries or damage have been filed. The tremor, with a strength of 4.1 on the Richter Scale, happened in a mountainous region with few villages.

In the very same region of Romania, it is the fourth earthquake registered this month.

On October 2, a quake with a magnitude of three rocked the mountains on site. Just a few days later, on October 8, there was a tremor of the same strength as today. Another few days later, on October 18, a 3.4 magnitude earthquake happened.

The epicentres of all four earthquakes occurred within an area of about 30km in the mountains. A drawn line from the first epicentre to the second, third and fourth one, would be almost straight.



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