A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 202 km SE of Kisangani, Democratic Republic of the Congo (126 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 26.6019° East, latitude -0.6561° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 19:13:57 / 7:13 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/03/18 / 2018-03-09 17:13:57 / March 9, 2018 @ 5:13 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us1000d5ax. Event ids that are associated: us1000d5ax.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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