A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Kigoma in Tanzania. The temblor was picked up at 09:59:39 / 9:59 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/06/19 / 2019-06-10 06:59:39 / June 10, 2019 @ 6:59 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600040sj. Id of event: us600040sj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 29.6537 East, latitude -5.3396 South, depth = 5 km.
Event epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Kigoma (c. 164 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Kalemie (c. 147 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Uvinza (c. 24 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Mwandiga (c. 16 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Democratic Republic of the Congo (c. 70 916 000 pop), Tanzania (c. 41 893 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Uvinza, Kalemie, Mwandiga (min 5000 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 has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 51 km S of Kigoma, Tanzania.
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