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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Tanzania on Tuesday, 20 August 2019

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake  - Tanzania on Tuesday, 20 August 2019
Date & time: Tuesday, 20 August 2019 06:54 UTC
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.18°S / 36.74°E (Tanzania)
Nearest volcano: Meru (103 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5*10^11 J (139 MWh / 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 20 Aug 2019
Tue, 20 Aug 06:54 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km TanzaniaEMSC
Tue, 20 Aug 06:54 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km15km WNW of Naberera, TanzaniaUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Boma ngombe / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Earth an hour ago same location as yesterday / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Info from area of shaking an hour ago Naberera olmoti area Simanjiro Tanzania this info from my farm at area
Nairobi Kenya (219.2 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(247.4 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Noloholo Environmental Center / MMI V (Moderate shaking): We very distinctly could feel the ground rumbling both inside and outside for at least 10 seconds.
Moshi, KCMC / MMI V (Moderate shaking): We had several earthquakes this year in Moshi. This was defintiely the strongest as the previous ones only let the windows shake, but this was really shaking the building and floor too.
Noloholo Environmental Center / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Usa River, Arusha, Tanzania (90.2 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Nairobi (319 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Ngong (Kenya) (318 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Felt it in Nairobi, Kenya. (via EMSC)
(Tanzania, United Republic of) (310 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Nothing fell down, but you could feel the ground move in a rolling / swaying way (via EMSC)

 

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