A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Likasi in Democratic Republic . Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/05/19 / 2019-05-26 20:16:21 / May 26, 2019 @ 8:16 pm. 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). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60003si1. Id of event: us60003si1. The temblor was reported at 22:16:21 / 10:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 27.0199 East, latitude -11.2528 South, depth = 10 km.
Nearby country/countries, Democratic Republic of the Congo (c. 70 916 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Lubumbashi (c. 1 373 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Likasi (c. 422 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Kipushi (c. 62 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Kambove (c. 36 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lubumbashi, Kambove, Kipushi (min 5000 pop).
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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 43 km SE of Likasi, Democratic Republic of the Congo. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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