A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Ntungamo in Uganda. Unique identifier: us2000h6yb. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h6yb. Exact location of earthquake, 29.482° East, -0.5248° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 07:52:22 / 7:52 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/09/18 / 2018-09-02 05:52:22 / September 2, 2018 @ 5:52 am.
Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Butembo (c. 154 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Ntungamo (c. 16 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Kanungu (c. 14 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Rukungiri (c. 14 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Butembo, Rukungiri, Kanungu (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Democratic Republic of the Congo (c. 70 916 000 pop), Uganda (c. 33 399 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 43 km NNW of Ntungamo, Uganda. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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