Early morning earthquake

A 4.8 magnitude earthquake could be felt in parts of Dar.

A 4.8 magnitude earthquake could be felt in parts of Dar.

A light earthquake was felt early this morning in parts of Dar es Salaam.

The magnitude 4.8 earthquake took place at 02:43 Wednesday morning in the Indian Ocean approximately 75 kilometres south east of Dar.

Data provided by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) says that the quake took place at a depth of 10 kilometres.

The USGS says approximately 13,000 4 to 4.9 magnitude quakes take place annually.

While earthquakes at this magnitude rarely rattle more than a few dishes, let us know if you spot any damage: news@darpost.com

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