A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 106 km NE of Boende, Democratic Republic of the Congo (66 miles) on Friday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:20:40 / 1:20 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 21.5124° East, latitude 0.4385° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dcyb. Unique identifier: us6000dcyb. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/01/21 / 2021-01-22 13:20:40 / January 22, 2021 @ 1:20 pm.
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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 106 km NE of Boende, Democratic Republic of the Congo. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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