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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Lake Tanganyika Region (Tanzania) on Monday, 9 September 2019

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - Lake Tanganyika Region (Tanzania) on Monday, 9 September 2019
Sep 9 12:38: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.4.
Date & time: Monday, 9 September 2019 00:38 UTC
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.48°S / 30.73°E (Tanzania)
Nearest volcano: Igwisi Hills (222 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.9*10^12 J (2.21 GWh / 1898 tons of TNT / 0.1 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 9 Sep 2019
Mon, 9 Sep 00:38 UTCM 5.5 / 10 kmLake Tanganyika Region, TanzaniaEMSC
Mon, 9 Sep 00:38 UTCM 5.2 / 14.1 kmLake Tanganyika Region (Tanzania)GeoAu
Mon, 9 Sep 00:38 UTCM 5.3 / 10 kmLake Tanganyika Region (Tanzania)BMKG
Mon, 9 Sep 00:38 UTCM 5.4 / 25 km32km WSW of Mpanda, TanzaniaUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Ndole Bay Lodge, Nsumbu, Zambia / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Kibondo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Kampala / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woken at 3.43am by bed shaking. Got up, looked around, but it had already passed by then
Kampala, Uganda / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I felt somebody pushing the wall
Kampala, Uganda / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was seated on my bad supporting a wall , felt someone pushing from wall side. I realised that earthquake
Tabora Tanzania / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was in bed.I felt like some one is under the bed pushing me up and down then side by side.There after I came to recognize that it is an earthquake!
Kibondo district / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was awakened by the building and bed shaking

 

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