Earthquake in Romania, Wednesday night


An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.6 occurred in the night from Tuesday to Wednesday in Romania!

The earthquake occurred on April 3, 2024 at 01:41:49 (local time of Romania) and occurred in the Vrancea seismic zone, in Vrancea county. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.9 km.

The earthquake occurred near the following cities: 9km S of Focșani, 60km NE of Buzău, 67km W of Galați, 71km NW of Brăila, 76km SW of Bârlad.

What to do in case of an earthquake

  • Buildings must be left calmly, without taking unnecessary things, and the way out must be checked carefully, to avoid exposure to dangers.
  • For any eventuality, injury caused by falling plaster, bricks, etc. must be prevented. when leaving the building, using a protective helmet or, in its absence, a chair (stool) or other protective object (bag, satchel, thick books, etc.).
  • If the doors are blocked at the exit, you must act without panic to unlock them. If the doors cannot be unlocked, it is recommended to break the glass, clean the frame and the debris area, using a chair, a vase, etc. and evacuation through the gap thus created.
  • If, as a result of an earthquake, there are injured people, they must be freed from the places where they were trapped and they must be given first aid.

The article is in Romanian


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