A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Kasulu in Tanzania. Event id: us20009p9p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009p9p. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 30.4912° East, -4.2347° South. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:54:26 / 4:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/06/17 / 2017-06-18 13:54:26 / June 18, 2017 @ 1:54 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ruyigi, Makamba, Kibondo. Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from Ruyigi (c. 38 500 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Kasulu (c. 37 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kibondo (c. 28 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Rutana (c. 20 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Makamba (c. 19 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Mabamba (c. 14 100 pop). Close country/countries, Burundi (c. 9 863 000 pop), Tanzania (c. 41 893 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 57 km NE of Kasulu, Tanzania. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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