A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 122 km W of Butembo, Democratic Republic of the Congo (76 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us700036et. Ids that are associated to the event: us700036et. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/04/19 / 2019-04-07 03:17:03 / April 7, 2019 @ 3:17 am UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:17:03 / 5:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 28.2007° East, latitude -0.0459° South, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Did you feel it?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 122 km W of Butembo, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Copyright © 2019 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.