Romania earthquake list

Last update: April 26, 2012 at 3:43 pm by By

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The list below shows the last earthquakes in Romania or earthquakes which may be felt in Romania

In depth articles on Romanian earthquakes written by Earthquake-Report.com
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Label info : M = magnitude, D = depth (km), Time = UTC – Romania time = UTC +2
SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
EMSC Hungary Mar 29 15:39 3.3 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Miskolc - Erősebb volt mint pár éve.
  • EMSC Romania Mar 29 00:44 4.5 142 MAP I Felt It
  • Bucharest - Was in bed.. and felt the bed lift up a bit... wierd sensation
  • Piesti - Was watching a model on Cam4 and the camera started shaking. The model didn't miss a beat though. Her poka dot panties looked great.
  • USGS Comandau, Romania Mar 29 00:44 4.5 143 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Romania Mar 29 00:44 4.5 141 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania Mar 27 21:48 3.7 115 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania Mar 27 06:18 2.8 84 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania Mar 26 10:51 3.1 107 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania Mar 23 16:13 3.4 139 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Serbia Mar 23 02:45 2.3 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania Mar 19 03:02 3.0 120 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Comandau, Romania Mar 16 15:49 4.5 115 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Romania Mar 16 15:49 4.3 113 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania Mar 16 15:49 4.5 113 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania Mar 15 16:54 3.8 74 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania Mar 14 21:25 2.8 111 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania Mar 14 16:34 3.2 144 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania Mar 14 15:03 2.5 6 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania Mar 13 22:31 3.9 118 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania Mar 13 18:38 3.0 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania Mar 13 04:39 2.8 117 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania Mar 12 04:31 3.0 132 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania Mar 10 09:18 3.0 83 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania Mar 08 14:01 3.1 139 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania Mar 08 09:37 2.2 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Ukraine-romania-moldova Bdr Reg Mar 08 06:03 3.0 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania Mar 03 23:09 3.2 109 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania Mar 02 21:20 2.7 113 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania Mar 01 11:58 2.2 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania Mar 01 09:44 2.1 30 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Ukraine-romania Border Region Mar 01 02:45 2.7 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania Feb 28 22:04 2.1 24 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania Feb 28 09:49 2.6 20 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania Feb 27 06:11 4.2 130 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Serbia Feb 26 12:42 3.1 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania Feb 25 19:03 2.8 74 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania Feb 22 13:49 3.0 80 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Romania Feb 21 19:10 3.7 141 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania Feb 21 19:10 3.9 144 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania Feb 21 03:48 3.3 130 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Serbia Feb 19 22:06 2.2 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania Feb 19 21:57 2.6 81 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania Feb 16 23:26 3.2 111 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania Feb 16 19:34 3.6 161 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania Feb 13 08:07 3.5 135 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania Feb 12 23:21 2.3 23 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania Feb 08 07:46 3.2 119 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania Feb 06 11:16 3.1 121 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania Feb 05 23:58 3.2 134 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania Feb 04 04:27 2.5 88 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania Feb 01 13:08 2.7 77 MAP I Felt It

    Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET

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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    People
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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    Comments

    1. Daniela Paun says:

      Short question: why are Hungary and Ukraine listed under “Romania earthquake list”?
      Other way: thank you for all the info given!

      • Armand Vervaeck says:

        They are not, but earthquakes who occur in a stretch alo,ng the border can be felt in Hungary too. If people feel it they must be able to retrieve them.

    2. Daniela Paun says:

      Thank you for the information on this web site.

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