Earthquake in Romania: aftershocks reached Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

The 5.5-magnitude quake took place in Romaina’s Vrancea province
11:30, 24 September 2016

Earthquake Romania Vrancea Sep 24 2016

An earthquake occurred in Romania, Vrancea province, one of the most seismically active regions in Europe. GFZ research institute in Potsdam, Germany, reported this on Saturday morning.

The epicenter of the quake was 89 kilometers under the ground.  

The aftershocks were clearly felt by residents of many Ukrainian cities – Kyiv, Irpin, Odesa, Chernivtsi, Vinnytsia, Dniptopetrovsk, Mariupol.

Those in Moldavia and the non-recognized state of Transnistria felt the aftershocks, too.

City’s First, the outlet based in Odesa, southern Ukraine, reports that the aftershocks were observed at 2.13 a.m. local time. The eyewitnesses reported that the furniture shook up and the chandeliers rocked.

Below you may find a video of an aftershock effect in an apartment in Kyiv.

Watch the video:

In Kyiv, aftershocks were observed in most of the city’s districts. No information about destructions or casualties so far.

Source: Helmholtz Zentrum Potsdam 

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