Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 70 km east of Vikindu, Mkuranga, Pwani, Tanzania, on Tuesday, 25 February 1992 at 20:10 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 25 Feb 1992 20:10:27 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.911°S / 39.924°E (Indian Ocean, Tanzania)
Nearby towns and cities:
70 km (43 mi) E of Vikindu (Mkuranga) (pop: 23,300) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) E of Dar es Salaam (pop: 2,698,700) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) ENE of Mkwanga (Mkuranga) (pop: 28,000) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) E of Kibaha (pop: 23,700) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) SE of Zanzibar (pop: 403,700) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) ESE of Bagamoyo (pop: 82,400) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) NE of Bungu (Rufiji) (pop: 27,900) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) SSE of Tanga (pop: 224,900) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) E of Moronkoro (pop: 250,900) --> See nearby quakes!
470 km (292 mi) E of Dodoma (pop: 180,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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