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Earthquake History for March 4th
From Significant Earthquakes of the World 1990.
- deadliest earthquakes.
The earthquake was centered about 170 kilometers northeast of Bucharest. It killed 1,500, injured about 10,500, and caused extensive damage in Bucharest and other parts of Romania. Bulgaria reported 20 killed and 165 injured. Some injuries and damage were reported in Yugoslavia. Moscow reported some damage in the Soviet Republic of Moldavia. This shock was felt from Rome to Moscow and from Turkey to Finland.
From Significant Earthquakes of the World 1977 and Earthquake Information Bulletin, Volume 9, Number 5.
Damage Photos from the USGS Photographic Library
From United States Earthquakes, 1952.
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