HISTORY MEME ⇢ 1/2 Natural Disasters || 1977 Vrancea Earthquake
>Occuring on Friday, 4 March 1977, 21:20, the Vrancea Earthquake lasted 55 seconds and had a magnitude of 7.2 and was felt throughout the Balkans.
1,500 people died and more than 11,000 injured. The earthquake hit Bucharest the most, destroying over 30,000 buildings.
It is considered the third most powerful earthquake that has ever hit Romania, following the 1940 Vrancea Earthquake and the 1802 one.