A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Kalemie in Democratic Republic . Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/09/20 / 2020-09-11 17:52:10 / September 11, 2020 @ 5:52 pm. Id of earthquake: us7000blzs. Event ids that are associated: us7000blzs. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 29.7619° East, -5.8513° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:52:10 / 5:52 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Kalemie (c. 147 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kalemie (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Democratic Republic of the Congo (c. 70 916 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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