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Earthquake: M 4.4 quake strikes near Rubirizi in Uganda

Earthquake location -0.2786S, 29.7013WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (mg/mb) has occurred on Friday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Rubirizi in Uganda. The temblor was reported at 11:35:23 / 11:35 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time of event 13/02/15 / 2015-02-13 08:35:23 / February 13, 2015 @ 8:35 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 29.7013 East, latitude -0.2786 South, depth 10 km, unique identifier, usb000tqcl.

Close countries, Democratic Republic of the Congo (c. 70 916 000 pop), Uganda (c. 33 399 000 pop). The epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Butembo (c. 154 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Beni (c. 89 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Kasese (c. 67 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Ntungamo (c. 16 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Ntungamo (c. 15 300 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ntungamo, Beni, Margherita.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 29.7013° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -0.2786° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 48km W of Rubirizi, Uganda Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-02-13 08:35:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-03-08 07:06:53 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 180 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 298 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.085 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 93 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID usb000tqcl Id of event.
Event Code b000tqcl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,usb000tqcl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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