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The 1940 Vrancea earthquake, also known as the 1940 Bucharest earthquake, (Romanian: Cutremurul din 1940) occurred on Sunday, November 10, 1940 in Romania at 03:39 AM local time.
The 1940 earthquake registered a magnitude of 7.4 or 7.7 on the Richter scale. Its epicenter lied in Vrancea zone at a depth of about 133 km. It was the first great earthquake in Romania's recent history.

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