- May 19th→ magnitude 7.5
- May 20th→ focusing on this one, 75 km away from the May 19th quake
- May 24th→ magnitude 7.1
- May 25th
- May 26th
Occurd in the South Sudan near the countries capital Juba. 1990-05-20, 5.121 N→ 32.145 E
Earthquake I focus on occurred on May 20 1990--> there was an overall chain of earthquakes around this time. The first being on May 19th and the last being May 25th in the year 1990
Depth: 14.9 km
Occured along divergent plate boundaries
Recorded magnitude and epicenter from a seismograph in Oak Ridge Massachusetts.
ABOUT SOUTH SUDAN
Population 5.74 million in the year 1990
Mainly Roman Catholic
Ecosystem: Tropical forests, swamps and grasslands.Climate:
Climate: Climate: Very hot and dry with minimal season rainfall→ wet season (heaviest up south)2 season→ Wet= april to november and dry, Hot and humid all year, Mainly Spring and summer time/wet season → April may and June
Geography Features: Landlocked country, Lots of rivers→ White Nile→ goes right through the the country and files into the swamps, Borders Sudan and Ethiopia, Imatong Mountains→ in southeast part, contains the highest point in the country- Mt. Kinyeti at 10,456, Major water sources→ Sudd Swamp Land, Bahr el Ghazal and Sobat river, The Sudd swamp land is considered the largest wetlands within the Nile Basin.