Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 30 km southeast of Zanzibar, Zanzibar Urban/West, Tanzania, on Monday, 9 June 1997 at 02:38 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 9 Jun 1997 02:38:31 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.383°S / 39.35°E (Indian Ocean, Tanzania)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) WNW of Mahonda (pop: 5,570) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) SE of Zanzibar (pop: 403,700) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) E of Bagamoyo (pop: 82,400) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) N of Dar es Salaam (pop: 2,698,700) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) NNE of Kisarawe (pop: 12,500) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) N of Vikindu (Mkuranga) (pop: 23,300) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) ENE of Mlandizi (pop: 29,400) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) E of Mvomero (pop: 31,300) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) N of Mkwanga (Mkuranga) (pop: 28,000) --> See nearby quakes!
400 km (248 mi) E of Dodoma (pop: 180,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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