Last Updated: Sunday, January 19, 2014

Earthquake Hungary 2014: Magnitude 4.4 shakes Budapest


M 4.4 moderate earthquake shakes Hungary today, the Seismological Observatory of Hungary (Kövesligethy Radó Szeizmológiai Obszervatórium) reported.

The earthquake was followed by a magnitude 3.4 earthquake after 14 minutes.

Tremor was even felt in Budapest, the capital city of Hungary.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was located 7 km ESE of Balassagyarmat and 66 km NNE of Budapest. It was 6.2 miles deep.

Minor damages have been reported near the epicenter. However, detail news is yet to come.

01:34 UTC (local time 2014-01-19 02:34 @ epicenter)

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Epicenter Location
7 km (4mi) ESE of Balassagyarmat, Hungary
27 km (17mi) WNW of Paszto, Hungary
31 km (19mi) W of Salgotarjan, Hungary
35 km (22mi) NNE of Vac, Hungary
66 km (41mi) NNE of Budapest, Hungary

Original post: Natural Disasters List January 19, 2014

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