Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Lake Tanganyika Region (Tanzania) on Thursday, 21 March 2019Date & time: Thursday, 21 March 2019 09:15 UTC
Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 21 Mar 2019|
|Thu, 21 Mar 09:15 UTC||M 5.1 / 10 km||Lake Rukwa Region, Tanzania||EMSC|
|Thu, 21 Mar 09:15 UTC||M 5.6 / 10 km||Lake Tanganyika Region (Tanzania)||BMKG|
|Thu, 21 Mar 09:15 UTC||M 5.5 / 22 km||52km E of Sumbawanga, Tanzania||USGS|
|Thu, 21 Mar 09:15 UTC||M 5.4||Lake Tanganyika Region (Tanzania)||GeoAu|
"I felt it" reports:
(707.1 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): was in arusha. lasted 5-10 seconds
Kipili (3.3 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Idiwili market area / MMI VI (Strong shaking): I felt it as strong shaking.so many people went out side.one person died nearby village as house fell down.
Mbeya City (179.8 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was walking on the roadside on my way to my working station. because it was showering, I had to shelter myself outside a small shop. Then all of a sudden, I felt the ground shake and sway from side to side. The boys and the ladies in the building begun crying out, "what the heck is happening out there" and others were heard saying, "who is bulldozing our building?". I told them it was an earthquake which caused the shaking of their building.
Kigali, Rwanda (683.9 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Sitting on a chair first floor in Kigali, felt a light short swaying.
MBEYA TANZANIA / MMI V (Moderate shaking): PUBLIC PANICK AND CREAKS IN FEW BUILDINGS
(747.6 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
kigali Rwanda / MMI II (Very weak shaking): felt it from Kigali Rwanda, seated on third floor. It was slight and lasted less than a minute
(202.1 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was inside the house, then I started hearing some shacking ipacs of different objects at the kitchen.. then I went out side to observe. The quake increased, and I felt like I am standing in a vehicle with a slow speed on a rough road (off road). Then it disappeared. It lasted just like a minute.
Sumbawanga / MMI IV (Light shaking)