A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) strikes 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Dondo in Mozambique on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/06/17 / 2017-06-24 02:37:15 / June 24, 2017 @ 2:37 am. 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: us20009pf9. Unique identifier: us20009pf9. The temblor was detected at 04:37:15 / 4:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 34.5012 East, latitude -19.4012 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mozambique (c. 22 061 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chimoio, Beira, Dondo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Beira (c. 530 600 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Chimoio (c. 256 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Dondo (c. 78 600 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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