A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Fougamou in Gabon. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 17:08:53 / March 6, 2021 @ 5:08 pm. Unique identifier: us7000dgk0. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dgk0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 10.1765° East, -1.1963° South, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 17:08:53 / 5:08 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Gabon (c. 1 545 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Lambaréné (c. 20 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Fougamou (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lambaréné, Fougamou (min 5000 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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 45 km W of Fougamou, Gabon. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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