1977 Vrancea earthquake

1977 Vrancea earthquake

The 1977 Vrancea Earthquake occurred on Friday, 4 March 1977, 21:20 local time and was felt throughout the Balkans.

It had a magnitude of 7.2 with an epicenter in Vrancea (in the Eastern Carpathians) at a depth of 94 kilometers. The earthquake killed about 1,578 people (1,424 in Bucharest), and wounded more than 11,300. Nicolae Ceausescu suspended his official trip to Nigeria.

Rescuers teams looking for survivors

Rescuers teams looking for survivors

Earthquake

Rescuers teams looking for survivors

Rescuers teams looking for survivors

Rescuers teams looking for survivors

Earthquake

Rescuers teams looking for survivors

Rescuers teams looking for survivors

Rescuers teams looking for survivors

Rescuers teams looking for survivors

Rescuers teams looking for survivors

Rescuers teams looking for survivors

Rescuers teams looking for survivors

Earthquake

Effects of earthquake

Earthquake

Effects of earthquake

Earthquake

Effects of earthquake

Earthquake

Effects of earthquake

Bucharest after earthquake

Bucharest after earthquake

Bucharest after earthquake

Bucharest after earthquake

Bucharest after earthquake

Bucharest after earthquake

Colentina Hospital after earthquake

Colentina Hospital after earthquake

 

A family affected by earthquake

A family affected by earthquake

Grigore Alexandrescu Hospital after earthquake

Grigore Alexandrescu Hospital after earthquake

Gr Alexandrescu hospital after earthquake

Gr Alexandrescu hospital after earthquake

In Bucharest after earthquake

In Bucharest after earthquake

Checking the restoring buildings affected by earthquake

Checking the restoring buildings affected by earthquake

Checking the restoring buildings affected by earthquake

Checking the restoring buildings affected by earthquake

Check restoring buildings affected by earthquake

Check restoring buildings affected by earthquake

Check restoring buildings affected by earthquake

Check restoring buildings affected by earthquake

Check restoring buildings affected by earthquake

Check restoring buildings affected by earthquake

Check restoring buildings affected by earthquake

Check restoring buildings affected by earthquake

Via: Communism in Romania

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