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3.4 degrees quake shakes Buzau County

An earthquake measuring  3.4 degrees on Richter scale took place Tuesday afternoon, in Buzau County (eastern Romania), the National Institute for Earth Physics (INFP) informs.

The quake had a magnitude of 3.4 degrees on Richter scale and occurred at 15.35h, at a depth of 140 km.

INFP informs that the quake took place near the following towns: Nehoiu (21km), Covasna (36 km), Intorsura Buzaului (42 km), Targu Secuiesc (50 km) and Valenii de Munte (58 km).

Three days ago, two other quakes occurred in Buzau County.

The largest earthquake this year took place on April 25 and had a magnitude of 4.6 degrees on Richter scale.

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