A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Utete in Tanzania. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 38.4182° East, -8.7248° South. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:27:41 / 5:27 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009d11. Id of event: us70009d11. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/05/20 / 2020-05-09 02:27:41 / May 9, 2020 @ 2:27 am.
Nearby country/countries, Tanzania (c. 41 893 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Utete (c. 11 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Utete.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 89 km SSW of Utete, Tanzania. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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