Magnitude 5.9 - ROMANIA

2004 October 27 20:34:36 UTC

Earthquake Details

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Location45.788°N, 26.627°E
Depth95.8 km (59.5 miles) set by location program
Distances 70 km (45 miles) NNW of Buzau, Romania
85 km (50 miles) E of Brasov, Romania
115 km (70 miles) WNW of Galati, Romania
160 km (100 miles) NNE of BUCHAREST, Romania
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 1.8 km (1.1 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=507, Nph=507, Dmin=12.2 km, Rmss=0.97 sec, Gp= 11°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=R
Event IDusqcck
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    Minor damage to several buildings at Bucharest, Braila and in northern Bulgaria. Some roads damaged in the Bucharest area. Felt at Istanbul, Turkey and parts of Hungry, Moldova and Ukraine.

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