A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 138 km ENE of Kongolo, Democratic Republic of the Congo (86 miles) on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/07/17 / 2017-07-11 19:22:58 / July 11, 2017 @ 7:22 pm. Event id: us20009xeq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009xeq. The temblor was picked up at 21:22:58 / 9:22 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 28.0787° East, latitude -4.7575° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 138 km ENE of Kongolo, Democratic Republic of the Congo. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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