1966 Uganda-Zaire Earthquake Archive:

1966 3/20 01:42 UTC  0.84N  29.86E   15km           M=7.2, Uganda-Zaire

The death toll of this earthquake was about 200.

Since we have no information about this earthquake, we urge scientists and engineers who have studied this earthquake to contribute their materials for this archive.  Please contact William H. K. Lee at:
lee@usgs.gov (office), or whklee@ix.netcom.com (home).

Contributors: Charles R. Hutt, William H. K. Lee.

1. Seismograms of the 1966 Uganda- Zaire Earthquake:     Selected WWSSN seismograms from this earthquake were scanned as part of the ICSU Scanning Project.
Please note that there were some smaller earthquakes occurred hours before this earthquake.
Please note that there was an aftershock occurred on the same date:      1966 3/20 08:55 UTC  0.74N  29.86E  mb = 5.5 

link to compressed tif file directory (.gz format)    

(Last Updated: September 12, 2004)