A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 134 km ESE of Madimba, Tanzania (83 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005hen. Unique identifier: us20005hen. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:16:46 / 6:16 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/04/16 / 2016-04-12 15:16:46 / April 12, 2016 @ 3:16 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 41.4929° East, -10.7927° South, depth 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 134 km ESE of Madimba, Tanzania. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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