European Seismological Commission predicts a major earthquake in Romania in 2013. This was stated by the head of department Dzheordzhe Purcari.
According to him, the magnitude of the shocks will be 7 on the Richter scale.
"The earthquake will be. It is my belief, based on available data. Earthquake in our country will not be very strong — magnitude 7.1 — 7.7 on the Richter scale. It will take place in the area of the Carpathian Mountains, in Vrancea, "- he said, adding that the depth of the tremors was 140-170 kilometers of the crust.