A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Mto wa Mbu in Tanzania. The temblor was detected at 05:46:51 / 5:46 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000ddi4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ddi4. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/02/21 / 2021-02-25 05:46:51 / February 25, 2021 @ 5:46 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 35.9068° East, latitude -3.5469° South, depth = 10 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arusha, Dareda, Dongobesh. Country/countries that might be effected, Tanzania (c. 41 893 000 pop). Event epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Arusha (c. 341 100 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Babati (c. 34 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Magugu (c. 26 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Dareda (c. 19 900 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Kiratu (c. 19 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Dongobesh (c. 18 900 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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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