M 5.5 in Romania on 28 Oct 2018 00:38 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 151 Km
Lat/Lon: 45.6521 , 26.4033
Event Date: 28 Oct 2018 00:38 UTC
Exposed Population: 3040000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 28 Oct 2018 05:19 UTC

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 33 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

5.8 earthquake hits Romania | News | DW | 28.10.2018
Tue, 30 Oct 2018 06:40:00 +0100.

A 5.8 magnitude earthquake shook central Romania in the early hours of Sunday. The National Earth Physics Institute says the tremor, which lasted for several seconds, occurred in the quake-prone region of Vrancea in the east of the country.
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Press releases
Tue, 30 Oct 2018 05:40:00 +0100.

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 October 2018 The Commission has allocated additional €50 million to the Sahel region and €8 million to the Central African Republic to address the increasing food, nutrition and emergency nee
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5.8 earthquake hits Romania The quake was felt in Bucharest and as far ...
Tue, 30 Oct 2018 04:49:00 +0100.

A 5.8 magnitude earthquake shook central Romania in the early hours of Sunday. The National Earth Physics Institute says the tremor, which lasted for several seconds, occurred in the quake-prone region of Vrancea in the east of the country.
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5.8 earthquake rattles Romania, felt in Ukraine, elsewhere
Sun, 28 Oct 2018 17:40:00 +0100.

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 rattled central and eastern Romania early Sunday and was also felt in Ukraine, Moldova and Bulgaria. No significant damage was reported. The temblor, which lasted for several s
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