Romania earthquake list

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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 Romania Jun 25 09:48 4.1 139 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Gura Teghii, Romania Jun 23 23:50 4.1 151 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Romania Jun 23 23:50 4.2 139 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Romania Jun 17 18:18 3.5 133 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Romania May 27 23:34 3.3 114 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Romania May 24 17:44 2.9 123 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Romania May 24 15:17 2.3 10 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Romania May 22 08:27 3.7 126 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Romania May 21 20:10 3.3 143 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Romania May 21 16:56 3.2 109 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Serbia May 20 16:12 2.9 5 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Romania May 19 23:46 3.4 68 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Nereju, Romania May 19 20:02 4.3 118 MAP I Felt It
  • Bucharest - up To 10 Seconds
  • GEOFON Romania May 19 20:02 4.1 115 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Bucharest - 2-3 sec
  • Focsani - s-a simtit ca o busitura , cel mai scurt cutremur din viata mea (via emsc)
  • Ianca - La ianca-braila sa simtit binisor.dar a inceput intai in sus-jos dupa zgomot (via emsc)
  • Buhcarest - Tres leger mais ressenti a Bucarest (via emsc)
  • Bucharest - O ușoară mișcare pe orizontala , țurțurii de la lampa au început ușor sa se miste (via emsc)
  • Karaisen, Bulgaria - Monitor and desk shook, felt it sitting in my hard office chair (via emsc)
  • Bucharest - Very short earthquake, lasted 5 seconds, horizontal movement. At 2nd floor i moved forward with the couch
  • EMSC Romania May 19 20:02 4.5 140 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania May 18 15:07 3.1 129 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania May 13 09:21 3.8 119 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania May 09 16:48 3.4 137 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania May 08 20:37 3.2 84 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania May 06 18:36 3.0 163 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania May 06 17:01 3.8 132 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania May 05 10:48 3.4 131 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania May 05 08:49 2.7 71 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania May 04 22:06 2.5 100 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Serbia May 03 20:42 2.5 2 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Romania May 03 05:59 4.1 92 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania May 03 05:59 4.1 134 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania Apr 30 02:52 2.9 130 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania Apr 29 09:02 2.8 19 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania Apr 28 02:25 2.8 75 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania Apr 27 16:02 2.5 113 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania Apr 26 11:01 2.7 111 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania Apr 21 20:38 2.9 8 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania Apr 20 20:05 3.1 105 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania Apr 19 11:15 3.6 133 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania Apr 15 16:58 2.5 20 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania Apr 13 13:02 2.8 140 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania Apr 13 03:19 2.5 12 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania Apr 11 19:45 2.0 15 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania Apr 11 19:20 2.5 104 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania Apr 11 17:38 3.2 120 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania Apr 10 16:18 3.8 144 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania Apr 06 20:31 3.3 129 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania Apr 03 16:10 2.7 123 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania Apr 02 18:11 3.0 126 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania Apr 02 18:03 3.0 132 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania Apr 01 15:01 3.2 148 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania Mar 31 18:33 2.6 16 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Romania Mar 31 03:08 3.1 118 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Romania Mar 27 09:11 3.7 131 MAP I Felt It INFO

    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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