1966 Toro earthquake

A 6.8 magnitude earthquakemagnitude 6.6 earthquake
The 1966 Toro earthquake, or the 1966 Ruwenzori earthquake, occurred on March 20 at 01:42 UTC (04:42 Uganda local time).wikipedia
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Rwenzori Mountains

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The earthquake occurred in the Mt Rwenzori region, which lies within the Western Rift Valley of the East Africa Rift System, between Lake Edward and Lake Albert.
*1966 Toro earthquake

Uganda

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The earthquake was located near the border between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), to the south of Lake Albert.

Democratic Republic of the Congo

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The earthquake was located near the border between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), to the south of Lake Albert.

Lake Albert (Africa)

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The earthquake was located near the border between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), to the south of Lake Albert.

Epicenter

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Some sources put the epicenter in Uganda while some put it in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Modified Mercalli intensity scale

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The earthquake had a magnitude of 6.8 and a maximum perceived intensity of VIII (Severe) on the Mercalli intensity scale.

Albertine Rift

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The earthquake occurred in the Mt Rwenzori region, which lies within the Western Rift Valley of the East Africa Rift System, between Lake Edward and Lake Albert.

East African Rift

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The earthquake occurred in the Mt Rwenzori region, which lies within the Western Rift Valley of the East Africa Rift System, between Lake Edward and Lake Albert.

Lake Edward

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The earthquake occurred in the Mt Rwenzori region, which lies within the Western Rift Valley of the East Africa Rift System, between Lake Edward and Lake Albert.

Focal mechanism

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The calculated focal mechanism for the earthquake was normal faulting in type, although the focal mechanisms of three of the aftershocks were dominantly strike-slip in type.

Fault (geology)

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The calculated focal mechanism for the earthquake was normal faulting in type, although the focal mechanisms of three of the aftershocks were dominantly strike-slip in type.

Tanzania

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The earthquake caused 157 deaths: 104 in Uganda, 1 in Tanzania and 52 in the DRC.

Bundibugyo

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In Bundibugyo, the Court Hall was damaged.

Rwanda

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This earthquake could be felt in Uganda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, and Kenya.

Burundi

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This earthquake could be felt in Uganda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, and Kenya.

Kenya

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This earthquake could be felt in Uganda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, and Kenya.