Last Updated: Sunday, September 8, 2013

Romania earthquake today shakes Bulgaria

M 4.6 moderate earthquake shakes Romania today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was located 15 km S of Hunedoara. It was 3.1 miles deep.

Romania earthquake today was followed by two earthquakes (another M 4.2) in an interval of 22 minutes.

Tremors were even felt in the Vidin province in northwestern Bulgaria.

The area has steep slopes (up to 40%) and may be susceptible to landslides, Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System (GDACS) said.

No damage or injuries have been reported from Romania earthquake today.

13:22 UTC (local time 2013-09-08 16:22 @ epicenter)

Epicenter Location
1 km WSW of Unirea, Romania
6 km W of Hateg, Romania
15 km S of Hunedoara, Romania
16 km SSW of Calan, Romania
208 km ENE of Belgrade, Serbia

Original post: Natural Disasters List September 8, 2013

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