An earthquake occurred on Tuesday, February 14, 2023 in southwestern Romania. The quake, which occurred shortly after 3 p.m., reportedly caused only minor damage and caused no casualties.

It is the second day in a row that Romania has been hit by an earthquake.

A 5.6 magnitude earthquake struck southwestern Romania on Tuesday and was felt as far away as Sofia in Bulgaria and Belgrade in Serbia, causing only minor damage, the American seismological institute USGS reported.

According to reports, the earthquake, which did not cause any casualties, occurred at 3:16 p.m. (local time), in the province of Gorj.

The American institute reports a depth of 10 km on its website. Emergency services in the area carried out reconnaissance on the ground after calls reporting cracks on some buildings but found only minor damage.