A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Juba in South Sudan on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/10/20 / 2020-10-10 16:38:55 / October 10, 2020 @ 4:38 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c7g9. Id of event: us6000c7g9. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 32.1062 East, latitude 4.9554 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 16:38:55 / 4:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Torit, Juba. The epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Juba (c. 300 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Torit (c. 20 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, South Sudan (c. 8 260 000 pop).
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 occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 59 km E of Juba, South Sudan.
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