A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 157 km NE of Lodja, Democratic Republic of the Congo (98 miles). Event id: us7000aqc2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aqc2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/07/20 / 2020-07-11 23:17:59 / July 11, 2020 @ 11:17 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 24.4106 East, latitude -2.3509 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:17:59 / 11:17 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 157 km NE of Lodja, Democratic Republic of the Congo. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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