A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Bukavu in Democratic Republic . The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/11/17 / 2017-11-30 21:48:35 / November 30, 2017 @ 9:48 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 28.7523° East, -2.6578° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 23:48:35 / 11:48 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000bjky. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000bjky.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kayanza, Kibuye, Uvira. Event epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from Bukavu (c. 225 400 pop), 93 km (57 miles) from Uvira (c. 170 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Cyangugu (c. 63 900 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Kibuye (c. 48 000 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Kabare (c. 37 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Nzega (c. 33 800 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Kayanza (c. 19 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Burundi (c. 9 863 000 pop), Democratic Republic of the Congo (c. 70 916 000 pop), Rwanda (c. 11 056 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km SW of Bukavu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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