A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Ntungamo in Uganda on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 29.7626 East, latitude -0.792 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 19/03/20 / 2020-03-19 22:35:49 / March 19, 2020 @ 10:35 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:35:49 / 1:35 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70008gzp. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008gzp.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Musanze, Nyachera, Kabale (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Rwanda (c. 11 056 000 pop), Uganda (c. 33 399 000 pop). The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Musanze (c. 86 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Kabale (c. 43 500 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Nyachera (c. 30 500 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Ntungamo (c. 16 900 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Ntungamo (c. 15 300 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Kanungu (c. 14 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 16 km NE of Ntungamo, Uganda. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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