QUAKE JOLTS THROUGH OIL-RICH LAKE ALBERT REGION

A 5.2-magnitude (Richter scale) earthquake has been felt in the Lake Albert region at exactly 4:33PM EAT today with tremors felt as far as 235km here in Kampala, Bunia in the Democratic Republic of Congo as well as throughout Hoima and Paidha among other places. 

According to emsc-csem.org, the earthquake had a depth of 30km. There are no reports of any injuries or deaths in relation to the earthquake or the after-shocks.

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