Agence France-PresseJanuary 23, 2014 07:47
A 4.8-magnitude earthquake struck Romania on Thursday, though no victims or casualties were reported, the National Institute for Earth Physics said.
The epicentre of the earthquake, which struck at 8:15 local time (0615 GMT), was in the Vrancea region, in the east of Romania.
The quake struck at a depth of 140 kilometres and tremors were felt in the capital Bucharest.
Romania is one of the most earthquake-prone countries in Europe, with its Vrancea region lying at the intersection of three tectonic plates.