A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Vikindu in Tanzania on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 19:11:34 / 7:11 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 19:11:34 / October 6, 2020 @ 7:11 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000c679. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c679. Exact location of event, longitude 39.7801 East, latitude -7.2969 South, depth = 10 km. 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 Kisarawe, Bungu, Magomeni. Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Dar es Salaam (c. 2 698 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Mkuranga (c. 28 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Bungu (c. 27 900 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Vikindu (c. 23 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Magomeni (c. 19 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Kisarawe (c. 12 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Kilindoni (c. 12 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Tanzania (c. 41 893 000 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 62 km ESE of Vikindu, Tanzania. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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