Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 77 km southeast of Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salam, Tanzania, on Tuesday, 6 October 2020 at 19:11 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
6 Oct 21:50 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 hours and 39 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 7.2969°S / 39.7801°E (Indian Ocean, Tanzania)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km (39 mi) ESE of Vikindu (Mkuranga) (pop: 23,300) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) ESE of Mkwanga (Mkuranga) (pop: 28,000) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) N of Kilindoni (Mafia) (pop: 12,400) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SE of Dar es Salaam (pop: 2,698,700) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) ENE of Bungu (Rufiji) (pop: 27,900) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) ESE of Kisarawe (pop: 12,500) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) ENE of Kibiti (Rufiji) (pop: 30,200) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) ESE of Kibaha (pop: 23,700) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) SE of Bagamoyo (pop: 82,400) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) SSE of Zanzibar (pop: 403,700) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) N of Tshole-Shamba Island --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) N of Songa Manara Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||10 km||- 62 km ESE of Vikindu, Tanzania||USGS|
|M 4.6||10 km||77 Km SE of Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania||EMSC|
|M 4.6||10 km||62 Km ESE of Vikindu, Tanzania||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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