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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag has occurred near Likasi in Democratic Republic

Earthquake location -11.2528S, 27.0199WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 27.0199° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -11.2528° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 43km SE of Likasi, Democratic Republic of the Congo Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-26 20:16:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-26 20:38:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 340 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 4.159 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 85 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us60003si1 Id of event.
Event Code 60003si1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60003si1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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