A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Uvira in Democratic Republic on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/19 / 2019-09-03 19:21:34 / September 3, 2019 @ 7:21 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 28.4921 East, latitude -3.2914 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 21:21:34 / 9:21 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70005bxe. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005bxe. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cibitoke, Uvira (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Burundi (c. 9 863 000 pop), Democratic Republic of the Congo (c. 70 916 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Uvira (c. 170 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Cibitoke (c. 14 200 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. 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: 73 km W of Uvira, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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