A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Bundibugyo in Uganda. Exact location of event, longitude 29.9312 East, latitude 0.8089 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 21:54:58 / 9:54 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000ac7g. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ac7g. Global time and date of event 21/06/20 / 2020-06-21 21:54:58 / June 21, 2020 @ 9:54 pm UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Bunia (c. 96 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Beni (c. 89 600 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Kasese (c. 67 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Fort Portal (c. 42 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kyenjojo (c. 18 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Kamwenge (c. 17 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Democratic Republic of the Congo (c. 70 916 000 pop), Uganda (c. 33 399 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bunia, Kamwenge, Kyenjojo.
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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