A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 150 km SW of Kamina, Democratic Republic of the Congo (93 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us70009mfa. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009mfa. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 12:57:33 / May 21, 2020 @ 12:57 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 14:57:33 / 2:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 23.9776 East, latitude -9.6571 South, depth = 10 km.
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 has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 150 km SW of Kamina, Democratic Republic of the Congo. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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