According to the INCDFP, a new earthquake occurred in Romania during this day, its epicenter being in the Vrancea seismic zone.
Earthquake in Romania this morning of 3.1 degrees in Vrancea
At the time we are writing this material, INCDFP has already updated the data about this new earthquake in Romania. According to the institution, around 4:47 a.m., an earthquake of 3.1 degrees on the Richter scale occurred in the Vrancea Seismic Zone, at a depth of 100.5 kilometers.
“On November 21, 2023 at 04:47:37 (Romanian local time) a weak earthquake with a magnitude of ml 3.1 occurred in the VRANCEA SEISMIC AREA, VRANCEA, at a depth of 100.5km.
The earthquake occurred near the following cities: 30km W of Focsani, 69km N of Buzau, 79km E of Sfantu-Gheorghe, 84km SW of Barlad, 88km S of Bacau, 94km E of Brasov,” say the INCDFP.
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This new earthquake in Romania comes after the one on November 114, when INCDFP announced a new earthquake of 3.7 degrees at a depth of 154.6 kilometers, being felt in Focșani, Buzău, Sfântu-Gheorghe, Brașov, Bârlad and Bacău .
In November there were 13 earthquakes of low intensity on the territory of Romania
Since the first days of this month, INCDFP has recorded at least 13 new earthquakes on Romanian territory, many of them outside the Vrancea Seismic Zone, apart from this new earthquake in Romania, from today November 21.
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According to the data, at least six earthquakes were recorded in Oltenia, with values between 2.1 and 4.2 degrees on the Richer scale, at different depths. The rest of the earthquakes, the other 7, were mostly recorded in the Vrancea area.
What was the strongest earthquake in November 2023
A strong 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck the Philippines, with no tsunami threat, on Friday, November 17, 2023.
A strong 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck the Philippines on Friday, causing damage including the collapse of the ceiling of a shopping mall near the epicenter, the US Geological Survey said on Friday.
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The USGS reported that the earthquake occurred at 8:14 a.m. local time and was centered about 27 kilometers off the southern coast of the Mindano region of the Philippines at a depth of about 77 km.
International warning agencies have declared that there is no tsunami threat from this event. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology reported that aftershocks could be expected.
There were no confirmed initial reports of injuries, although the strong quake was felt across a wide swath of the mountainous island nation. There were initial scattered reports of damage to buildings near the epicenter.
A video posted on social media showed people screaming and running for cover as a large part of the ceiling of a shopping mall could be seen collapsing in General Santos City, less than a hundred kilometers from the epicenter.
While Friday’s event was unusually strong, the USGS reports that earthquakes are common in the Philippines, located near the convergence of several major tectonic plates in the South Pacific Ocean.