Romania Hit by 5.6-Magnitude Earthquake, USGS Says

Romania Hit by 5.6-Magnitude Earthquake, USGS Says

EUROPE 02:32 24.09.2016

A 5.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred in Romania, the US Geological Survey reports.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – A 5.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred in Romania, the US Geological Survey (USGS) reports.

The epicenter of the earthquake was located at a depth of about 88 kilometers (55 miles), 7 kilometers west of Nereju in Romania’s Vrancea County, USGS said. Nereju is situated about 145 kilometers (90 miles) north of Romania’s capital, Bucharest.

The quake occurred at about 23:11 GMT on Friday.

There were no immediate reports of damages or casualties.

According to the Richter scale, earthquakes with a magnitude of 5.0-5.9 are considered to be moderate and can lead to casualties and cause damage to buildings and infrastructure.

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  • uhm

    Isn’t it interesting how straight after the Zionist neocons activate the world war 3 causing missile defense system in Romania then we suddenly have an Earthquake. I’ve not the time to delve into the region of the quake or the area of the missile defense system.

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