Skip to main content

Strong earthquake in DR Congo kills two children

Update 13:20 UTC

Two children are reported to be killed in Democratic Republic of the Congo. The two children died after the house they live in collapsed in Katana, near the airport in Bukavu.

congo_earthquake_epicenter_mapMagnitude 5.6 strong earthquake hit eastern Democratic Republic of Congo at 03:25 am local time, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported.

According to the USGS, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 35km (22mi) N of Cyangugu, Rwanda. It occurred at a shallow depth of 10 km.

The tremor was even felt in Rwanda and Burundi.

No preliminary damage or injuries have been reported.

01:25 UTC (local time: 03:25; 2015-08-07 @ epicenter)

Epicenter Location
34 km NNE of Kabare, Democratic Republic of the Congo
35 km N of Cyangugu, Rwanda
38 km N of Bukavu, Democratic Republic of the Congo
52 km WSW of Kibuye, Rwanda
132 km W of Kigali, Rwanda

Popular posts from this blog

The tremors of the earthquake were felt at intervals of 15 seconds (Answer)

Q: The tremors of earthquake were felt at intervals of 15 seconds. The first tremor was felt at 8:54:57 and last tremor was felt at 10:45:12. How many times were the tremors felt? A: The answer is 441 Difference of times = 10:45:12 - 8:54:57 = 9:104:72 - 8:54:57 = 1:50 :15 = 3600 + 3000 + 15 = 6615 seconds. Now, 6615/15 = 441 Still confused? Kindly, drop your query in the comment section below.

Recent Natural Disasters List April 1, 2020 — Flash floods in Afghanistan

Recent Natural Disasters 2020: This natural disaster list covers important natural disasters in the world with detail update report. Keep this page open or visit later to get update report. Check Worldwide Natural Disasters List + Detail Report Major Natural Disasters Today Deadly flash floods in Afghanistan -Recent flash floods in Afghanistan have claimed lives of 11 people and injured 15 others. -According to the Ministry of State for Natural Disaster and Humanitarian, flood water have totally destroyed around 288 houses. -The government has allocated 1,615 million Afs to combat the natural disaster and provide humanitarian’s aid for the citizens.  Click for detail report on the Afghanistan floods Flooding in Indonesia -Flooding has claimed life of a person, affected 56,000 people and inundated at least 9,285 houses in six districts of Bandung regency, West Java. -A 70-year-old resident of Bojong Soang village died after slipping in floodwater, the West Java Disaster Miti

Another major earthquake waiting west of Pokhara in Nepal to north of Delhi in India, Scientists warn

Earthquake damage in Khokana, Lalitpur (Disaster Report photo) There is an increased risk of a future major earthquake in the west of Nepal and India region as April earthquake did not release all of the stress that had built up underground, Scientists warned.

Recent Natural Disasters In Italy — Ultime catastrofi naturali in Italia

Recent Natural Disasters in Italy Ultime catastrofi naturali in Italia This list contains major natural disasters in Italy with detail report.  Questo elenco contiene grandi catastrofi naturali in Italia con la relazione di dettaglio. The most recent natural disasters are at the top of the list. If certain natural disasters/hazards around your area aren't listed, kindly report through contact form Topics: Earthquake, Flood, Volcanic Eruption, Tornado, Tsunami, Wildfire, Drought, Hailstorm, Heat Wave, Hurricane, Epidemic, Famine, Lahar, Limnic Eruption, Mudflow, Solar Flare and other disasters. Argomenti: terremoti, inondazioni, eruzioni vulcaniche, tornado, tsunami, Wildfire, siccità, grandine, Heat Wave, tempeste, epidemie, carestia, Lahar, Eruzione Limnic, colata di fango, Solar Flare e altri disastri. Note: The disaster here, includes only which are published in this blog. Nota: Il disastro qui, include solo che sono pubblicati in questo blog. Check Worldwide Natural D