EVENTS IN NORTHERN tanganyika rift (2020-08-24)

Two close events occurred in Burundi on the 24th August 2020.

The first event occurred at 10:13:56 (UTC) with a magnitude of 4.6.

The second event occurred at 14:13:11 (UTC) with a magnitude of 5.2.

These results were obtained using KivuSnet seismic data (Oth el al., 2016). The location shown here was obtained through manual method.

Reference: – Oth et al.  (2016), KivuSNet: The First Dense Broadband Seismic Network for the Kivu Rift Region (Western Branch of East African Rift), Seismological Research Letters, doi:10.1785/0220160147/-/DC1 (Paper avialable here)