Today in Earthquake History
Earthquake History for August 30th
- Damage (VIII) in the Focsani-Birlad area,
including the collapse of a church. Felt (VII) at
Bucharest. Two people killed, 558 injured, and about 55,000 homes damaged, leaving more than 12,500 people
homeless in the Kishinev-Kagul area, USSR. Felt (VII) in northern Bulgaria; (V) in the Skopje area, Yugoslavia;
(IV) at Simferopol and Kiev, USSR and Belgrade, Yugoslavia; (III) at Moscow, USSR and Titograd, Yugoslavia. Felt
throughout central and eastern Hungary. Also felt in Greece, Turkey, southern Italy and eastern Poland.
Significant Earthquakes of the World, 1986.
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