Earthquake with Magnitude above 5 in Romania, also felt in Hungary

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 on the Richter scale was registered in Romania, announced the National Institute of Geophysics. The epicenter is in Banat, Arad County, at a depth of 6.4 kilometers. The tremor was felt most strongly in Timisoara, Cluj-Napoca, Oradea, Hunedoara.

Aftershocks are possible, informed the director of the institute - Constantin Ionescu.

Turkey Urged to Ensure Quake Survivors Can Vote in Elections

A woman walks with her suitcases in front of collapsed buildings after a powerful earthquake hit Kahramanmaras, Turkey, 22 March 2023. Photo: EPA-EFE/ERDEM SAHIN

"The fact that displaced people are still unable to vote where they are is nothing more than a deprivation of citizenship," TIHV said in a statement on Wednesday.

Desperate appeal: "Help, the number of the dead is unknown"; Reply: "Sorry, we can't"

The quake had a magnitude of 6.1 on the Richter scale, and the final number of victims and injured is still unknown because it is not known how many people were buried in the rubble. Therefore, it is feared that the total number of victims could be significantly higher, reports the BBC.

New earthquake in Kosovo and Metohija: Two in a row within 48 minutes

As it is stated, the earthquake was recorded this morning around 4.08 a.m. in the vicinity of Stimlje.
It was the second earthquake in the same region in less than an hour, as an earthquake in the same region was registered this morning at around 3.20 a.m., with a magnitude of 2.1 on the Richter scale.

Tsunami and Property Damage after 6.4 Earthquake in Crete, Greece

A tsunami in the sea area southeast of Crete was caused after the earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 on the Richter scale, according to the Tsunami Warning Service. The Church of Agios Nikolaos in Xyrocampos, Sitia, has collapsed and there have been reports of damage in the wider Sithia area, Kathimerini reported.

Two Earthquakes were Registered this Morning in Bulgaria

Two earthquakes were registered this morning in Bulgaria, the seismologist on duty Petar Kirilov told bTV

The first was in Haskovo - 2.4 on the Richter scale, at 4:25 AM

The second had a magnitude of 2.9 on the Richter scale and was detected in Sofia - Gorna Banya district at 4:42 AM

Both earthquakes are weak to have aftershocks, Kirilov said