Vértessomló

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Vértessomló
Vértessomló is located in Hungary
Vértessomló
Vértessomló
Location of Vértessomló
Coordinates: 47°30′35″N 18°22′01″E / 47.50974°N 18.36705°E / 47.50974; 18.36705Coordinates: 47°30′35″N 18°22′01″E / 47.50974°N 18.36705°E / 47.50974; 18.36705
Country  Hungary
County Komárom-Esztergom
Area
 • Total 22.3 km2 (8.6 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 1,356
 • Density 60.8/km2 (157/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 2823
Area code(s) 34

Vértessomló is a village in Komárom-Esztergom county, Hungary.

Vértessomló - Vitány castle from a bird's eye view

On January 29 2011 a moderate earthquake struck below Vértessomló. 26 damage cases have been reported in the greater epicenter area. It was essentially light damage like cracks in walls and fallen chimneys. The earthquake had a magnitude of 4.3 at a shallow focal depth of 5 km. People in Vértessomló and in Oroszlány ran into the streets and stayed there for a couple of hours because of the fear for aftershocks. The earthquake was well felt in Budapest.

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Moderate earthquake below Vértessomló on January 29 2011