A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Laela in Tanzania. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000cduq. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cduq. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:22:42 / 3:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 32.1647 East, latitude -8.1709 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/11/20 / 2020-11-08 15:22:42 / November 8, 2020 @ 3:22 pm.
The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Sumbawanga (c. 89 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Matai (c. 24 100 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Laela (c. 19 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Matai, Sumbawanga, Laela (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Tanzania (c. 41 893 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light 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 has struck near. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 45 km NNE of Laela, Tanzania. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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