A earthquake with magnitude 6.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 131 km W of Moijabana, Botswana (81 miles). Global time and date of event 03/04/17 / 2017-04-03 17:40:15 / April 3, 2017 @ 5:40 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 25.1532° East, latitude -22.6207° South, depth = 11.6 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.6 km (7 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:40:15 / 7:40 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008e3k. Event ids that are associated: us10008e3k.
There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 131 km W of Moijabana, Botswana. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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