Earthquakes

4.5-magnitude quake hits off Crete

A magnitude 4.5 earthquake struck 87 kilometers south of Ierapetra on the island of Crete on Wednesday at 4.09 a.m., according to the National Observatory of Athens' Geodynamic Institute.
The US Geological Survey (USGS) said the quake had a magnitude of 5 and occurred at a depth of 13.97 kilometers.

5 Magnitude Earthquake Shook Romania, Felt in Ruse and Varna

A 5 magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale shook Romania at 1:05 a.m. Bulgarian time on April 25. This is shown by data from the National Institute of Geophysics, Geodesy and Geography at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. The epicenter was in the area of Mount Vrancea.

The quake was felt in almost the entire eastern half of Romania, Moldova, Ukraine and Bulgaria.

Magnitude 3.8 earthquake rattles Istanbul

A magnitude 3.8 earthquake struck near Istanbul, Turkey early on April 14. 

The quake occurred off the Black Sea coast of Arnavutköy district at 2.56 a.m. local time (2356GMT), according to Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD).

It had a depth of 7.03 kilometers (4.3 miles), according to officials.

There were no immediate reports of casualties.

New Earthquake Shook Zagreb

A new 3.7-magnitude earthquake shook Zagreb this morning, according to the Index website. Its depth was 2 kilometers.

The quake lasted a few seconds, BTA reported. 35 earthquakes were recorded since yesterday.

A day ago, the Croatian capital was shaken by two other earthquakes, which caused serious damage.

A 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Shook Indonesia's Tanimbar Region

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake shook the Indonesian Tanimbar region, Reuters reported.

The Agency cites a communication from the European Mediterranean Seismological Center.

According to the center, the depth of the earthquake is 49 km.

The Indonesia Geophysics Agency also said there was no tsunami potential from the quake.

Another Earthquake in Turkey

A magnitude 4.7 earthquake has occurred in western Turkey, according to the European Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC).

The earthquakes were recorded at 2.43 local time and the epicenter was located 89 kilometers northeast of the large city of Izmir and 56 kilometers northeast of Manisa. The quake occurred at a depth of seven kilometers below the surface.

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