A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 166 km NE of Kindu, Democratic Republic of the Congo (103 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 27.0829° East, -1.9598° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 01:04:58 / 1:04 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005clm. Id of event: us70005clm. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/09/19 / 2019-09-05 23:04:58 / September 5, 2019 @ 11:04 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 166 km NE of Kindu, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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