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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Malawi on Thursday, 8 March 2018

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - Malawi on Thursday, 8 March 2018
Date & time: Thu, 8 Mar 08:49:44 UTC
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.86°S / 35.34°E [Map]
Nearest volcano: Kyejo (865 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
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shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Harare / MMI III (Weak shaking): Buildings vibrated
Blantyre / MMI VI (Strong shaking): It's the strongest I have felt and lasted more than 20 seconds
Harare, Zimbabwe (468.7 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
blantyre / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Blantyre / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Blantyre / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Blantyre, Malawi / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Blantyre. Ginnery Corner / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Blantyre (Malawi) (118 km NW from epicenter)(no details): The earth was literally shaking (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Thu, 8 Mar
Thu, 8 Mar 09:52 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (848 km)Malawi
Blantyre, Ndirande (110.2 km NNW from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Nsanje Boma Southern Malawi / MMI VI (Strong shaking): It was greatly felt on feet and walls vibrating almost for 40seconds, people and animals were shocked and runned
Outside Nsanje district hospital some of the patients and medics who runned from hospital to the outside. Photo captured immediately after I escaped from the administration block, not yet held any reports of casulties or distruction though there is a rumor of a school bolck colapse (public domain)
Sat, 17 Mar
Sat, 17 Mar 15:12 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (855 km)- 22km NE of Nsanje, Malawi
Fri, 6 Apr
Fri, 6 Apr 12:43 UTCM 4.0 / 10 km - [info] (849 km)- 29km NNE of Nsanje, Malawi[Map]USGS


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