Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - Ghanzi, 217 km north of Gaborone, Botswana, on Wednesday, 5 April 2017 at 00:55 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.7 quake Ghanzi, 233 km north of Gaborone, Botswana, 3 April 2017 17:40 GMT, which had occurred 1 day 7 hours earlier.
Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - Ghanzi, 217 km north of Gaborone, Botswana, on Wednesday, 5 April 2017 at 00:55 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

5 Apr 01:07 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 12 minutes.
Date & time: 5 Apr 2017 00:55:49 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.79°S / 25.27°E (Ghanzi, Botswana)
Nearby towns and cities:
147 km (91 mi) N of Letlhakeng (Kweneng) (pop: 6,780) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) WSW of Serowe (Central) (pop: 47,400) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) WNW of Mahalapye (Central) (pop: 44,500) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (113 mi) N of Molepolole (Kweneng) (pop: 63,200) --> See nearby quakes!
202 km (125 mi) NNW of Mochudi (Kgatleng) (pop: 37,000) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) NNW of Mogoditshane (Kweneng) (pop: 43,400) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) NNW of Gaborone (pop: 208,400) --> See nearby quakes!
293 km (182 mi) SW of Francistown (City of Francistown) (pop: 90,000) --> See nearby quakes!
392 km (244 mi) ESE of Ghanzi (pop: 9,930) --> See nearby quakes!
442 km (275 mi) NW of Pretoria (Gauteng, South Africa) (pop: 1,619,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.110 kmBotswanaGFZ
5.020 km BOTSWANAEMSC
5.010 km- 141km SSW of Letlhakane, BotswanaUSGS

User reports for this quake (6)

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Gaborone / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : shocked  
Selibe Phikwe / not felt
Kopong, South-East (198.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Gaborone Phakalane / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Only doors seemed to be shaking. Lasted close to 3 minutes and subsided. We need to pray as a nation.  
Palapye serorome ward / not felt : Didn't feel what i expected  
Orapa, Botswana / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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