POST Online Media Lite Edition


Romania: Earthquake jolts Vrancea region Tuesday morning

Christian Fernsby |
An earthquake shook the Buzau County, Vrancea region Tuesday morning, the National Institute of Research Development for Earth Physics (INCDFP) informs, adding that it took place at 9.01h.

Article continues below

The earthquake had a magnitude of 3.5 on Richter scale and took place at a depth of 122 km, close to the towns of Nehoiu (28 km), Covasna (50 km), Buzău (51 km), Mizil (55 km), Întorsura Buzăului (57 km).

The previous quake took place also in Buzau County, on April 12, and had a magnitude of 3.8 on Richter scale.

What to read next

6.1-magnitude earthquake hits Taiwan, injuring at least 17 people
5.1-magnitude earthquake jolts southern Iran
Earthquake jolts southeastern Turkey