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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Kondoa in Tanzania

Earthquake location -5.4027S, 35.9215WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Kondoa in Tanzania. Exact location of earthquake, 35.9215° East, -5.4027° South, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003yjx. Unique identifier: us70003yjx. Global time and date of event 05/06/19 / 2019-06-05 23:13:49 / June 5, 2019 @ 11:13 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:13:49 / 2:13 am (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, Tanzania (c. 41 893 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kintinku, Dodoma, Kisasa (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Dodoma (c. 180 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Kondoa (c. 23 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Kisasa (c. 10 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Kintinku (c. 7 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Msanga (c. 5 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kibaya (c. 5 000 pop).

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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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: 57 km SSE of Kondoa, Tanzania. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 35.9215° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -5.4027° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 57km SSE of Kondoa, Tanzania Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-05 23:13:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-13 05:25:15 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 180 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 312 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 3.69 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 74 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70003yjx Id of event.
Event Code 70003yjx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003yjx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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