A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Sake in Democratic Republic . Exact location of earthquake, longitude 28.6331 East, latitude -1.5499 South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us6000ag4b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ag4b. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:56:49 / 1:56 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/06/20 / 2020-06-21 13:56:49 / June 21, 2020 @ 1:56 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gisenyi, Goma, Sake. Close country/countries that might be effected, Democratic Republic of the Congo (c. 70 916 000 pop), Rwanda (c. 11 056 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Goma (c. 144 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Gisenyi (c. 83 600 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Sake (c. 17 200 pop).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 45 km W of Sake, Democratic Republic of the Congo. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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