A 5.1 degrees (Richter scale) earthquake was recorded on Saturday night, around 20:20h, in the Vrancea region, at a 96 kilometers depth, after some sources. The earthquake was felt in Bucharest at a 4 degrees (Mercalli scale) intensity and was also felt in Bulgaria and Moldova. Phone lines went down but recovered within one hour after the event. Experts say that the possibility of aftershocks following is very low.