Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 49 km southeast of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on Friday, 10 June 2011 at 08:28 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 10 Jun 2011 08:28:13 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.081°S / 39.635°E (Indian Ocean, Tanzania)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (24 mi) ESE of Vikindu (Mkuranga) (pop: 23,300) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) E of Mkwanga (Mkuranga) (pop: 28,000) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) SE of Dar es Salaam (pop: 2,698,700) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) ESE of Kisarawe (pop: 12,500) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) ESE of Kibaha (pop: 23,700) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) NE of Bungu (Rufiji) (pop: 27,900) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) N of Kilindoni (Mafia) (pop: 12,400) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) SE of Bagamoyo (pop: 82,400) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) SSE of Zanzibar (pop: 403,700) --> See nearby quakes!
442 km (275 mi) ESE of Dodoma (pop: 180,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||10 km||Tanzania||USGS|
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