A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Moshi in Tanzania on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 11:52:38 / 11:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 37.361° East, -3.3105° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jf4q. Id of event: us2000jf4q. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/02/19 / 2019-02-07 08:52:38 / February 7, 2019 @ 8:52 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Arusha (c. 341 100 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Moshi (c. 157 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Merelani (c. 50 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Kingori (c. 22 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Usa River (c. 18 700 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Mbuguni (c. 16 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arusha, Kwakoa, Nkoaranga. Close country/countries, Tanzania (c. 41 893 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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