A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Ntungamo in Uganda. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:37:13 / 11:37 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000510l. Unique identifier: us6000510l. Global time and date of event 05/08/19 / 2019-08-05 09:37:13 / August 5, 2019 @ 9:37 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 29.4803 East, latitude -0.8796 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Goma (c. 144 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Musanze (c. 86 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Gisenyi (c. 83 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Kabale (c. 43 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Sake (c. 17 200 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Ntungamo (c. 16 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Democratic Republic of the Congo (c. 70 916 000 pop), Rwanda (c. 11 056 000 pop), Uganda (c. 33 399 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gisenyi, Goma, Sake.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 18 km W of Ntungamo, Uganda. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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