A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Bukavu in Democratic Republic . The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 19/04/19 / 2019-04-19 08:56:46 / April 19, 2019 @ 8:56 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 28.6319° East, latitude -2.8428° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 10:56:46 / 10:56 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70003cjl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003cjl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Burundi (c. 9 863 000 pop), Democratic Republic of the Congo (c. 70 916 000 pop), Rwanda (c. 11 056 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 46 km (28 miles) from Bukavu (c. 225 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Uvira (c. 170 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Cyangugu (c. 63 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Kabare (c. 37 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Cibitoke (c. 14 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Bubanza (c. 12 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bubanza, Uvira, Cibitoke (min 5000 pop).
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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 44 km SW of Bukavu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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