A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 156 km NE of Kindu, Democratic Republic of the Congo (97 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 26.9352° East, -1.9419° South. Event id: us70005ch2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005ch2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:50:05 / 8:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/09/19 / 2019-09-05 18:50:05 / September 5, 2019 @ 6:50 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate 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 was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 156 km NE of Kindu, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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