Earthquakes in TanzaniaIn Tanzania earthquakes can be strong and cause heavy damages in a circle of dozens of kilometers. Measured against the size of the country, earthquakes occur very rarely.
28 people died since 1950 by direct consequences of earthquakes.
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Earthquakes in Tanzania since 1950The strongest earthquake in Tanzania happened on 10/02/2000 in the region Nkansi, Rukwa with a magnitude of 6.5 on the Richter scale.
|03/21/2019||Songwe, Mbeya||40 km||5.5||1|
|09/10/2016||Lake Victoria; Uganda (Rakai)||41 km||5.9||23|
|10/02/2000||Nkansi, Rukwa||31 km||6.5||0|
These statistics are based on datas from the National Geophysical Data Center / World Data Service (NGDC/WDS): Significant Earthquake Database. doi:10.7289/V5TD9V7K. Several data have been summarized and translated.