A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 138 km ENE of Kongolo, Democratic Republic of the Congo (86 miles) on Saturday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:20:28 / 8:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 28.1102 East, latitude -4.8047 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly 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). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/10/19 / 2019-10-12 18:20:28 / October 12, 2019 @ 6:20 pm. Id of earthquake: us70005tqh. Event ids that are associated: us70005tqh.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 138 km ENE of Kongolo, Democratic Republic of the Congo. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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