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Past earthquakes near Karisimbi volcano: 2021 - list, stats and map

Updated: Sep 29, 2022 16:16 GMT -
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There were 11 quakes of magnitude 4.0+ near Karisimbi volcano in 2021.

Strongest quake: Mag. 4.7 | 20 km NE of Gisenyi, Western Province, Rwanda -

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Thursday, May 27, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
27 May 11:33 am (GMT +2) (May 27, 2021 09:33 GMT)
4.5

10 km
19 km (12 mi)13 km northeast of Gisenyi, Western Province, Rwanda 10 reportsMoreMap
27 May 5:23 am (GMT +2) (May 27, 2021 03:23 GMT)
4.3

10 km
15 km (9.3 mi)18 km northeast of Gisenyi, Western Province, Rwanda 2 reportsMoreMap
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 GMT (3 quakes)
27 May 1:19 am (GMT +2) (May 26, 2021 23:19 GMT)
4.5

2 km
35 km (22 mi)5.3 km south of Gisenyi, Western Province, Rwanda 33 reportsMoreMap
26 May 9:01 am (GMT +2) (May 26, 2021 07:01 GMT)
4.2

10 km
35 km (22 mi)28 km southeast of Gisenyi, Western Province, Rwanda 5 reportsMoreMap
26 May 5:46 am (GMT +2) (May 26, 2021 03:46 GMT)
4.6

10 km
22 km (14 mi)9.5 km northeast of Gisenyi, Western Province, Rwanda 23 reportsMoreMap
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 GMT (4 quakes)
25 May 10:38 pm (GMT +2) (May 25, 2021 20:38 GMT)
4.3

10 km
14 km (8.7 mi)Near Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda 23 reportsMoreMap
25 May 11:41 am (GMT +2) (May 25, 2021 09:41 GMT)
4.4

10 km
33 km (21 mi)10.3 km southeast of Gisenyi, Western Province, Rwanda 4 reportsMoreMap
25 May 11:03 am (GMT +2) (May 25, 2021 09:03 GMT)
4.7

10 km
13 km (8.1 mi)20 km northeast of Gisenyi, Western Province, Rwanda 39 reportsMoreMap
May 25, 2021 08:19 GMT
4.5

10 km
31 km (19 mi)16 km southeast of Gisenyi, Western Province, Rwanda 12 reportsMoreMap
Sunday, May 23, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
24 May 12:52 am (GMT +2) (May 23, 2021 22:52 GMT)
4.2

10 km
18 km (11 mi)16 km northeast of Gisenyi, Western Province, Rwanda 8 reportsMoreMap
23 May 10:38 pm (GMT +2) (May 23, 2021 20:38 GMT)
4.5

10 km
31 km (19 mi)0.5 km east of Gisenyi, Western Province, Rwanda 7 reportsMoreMap
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 3.5 x 1012 joules (969 megawatt hours, equivalent to 833 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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