Seismic activity in Romania might intensify

“We can rest assured in Romania, what happened in Japan is a world away from us and will not affect us. There are three tectonic blocks between us and Japan,” Gheorghe Marmureanu, the director of the National Institute of Earth Physics, stated, for “Romania Libera”. The expert argued that a quake of such a magnitude could never occur in Romania: maximum 7.5 degrees on the Richter scale, according to the Romanian seismologists’ estimate.

“We are having a time of calm in Vrancea, now, similar to the general mood of the region – Greece, Turkey, Cyprus. We are now estimating a seismic activity with a possible magnitude ranging between 4.3 and 4.8 degrees on the Richter scale.” The period towards the end of the month, particularly the March 19-24 interval, is a time favourable to quakes, experts claim. The Moon will be at its closest to Earth during that interval, but the Moon’s effect on the Earth’s seismic activity will not be significant, Marmureanu argues.

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