A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Sake in Democratic Republic . The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/02/21 / 2021-02-25 14:29:43 / February 25, 2021 @ 2:29 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 28.6489° East, -1.9538° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 14:29:43 / 2:29 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ddjt. Id of event: us7000ddjt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Bukavu (c. 225 400 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Goma (c. 144 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Gisenyi (c. 83 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Cyangugu (c. 63 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kibuye (c. 48 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Kabare (c. 37 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kibuye, Gisenyi, Goma (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Democratic Republic of the Congo (c. 70 916 000 pop), Rwanda (c. 11 056 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 60 km SW of Sake, Democratic Republic of the Congo. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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