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Strong earthquake rocks Botswana

Strong earthquake rocks Botswana

Strong earthquake rocked Botswana earlier today.

Preliminary Earthquake Report:

Magnitude 6.5

Date-Time • 3 Apr 2017 17:40:16 UTC

• 3 Apr 2017 19:40:16 near epicenter

Location 22.621S 25.153E

Depth 11 km

Distances • 131 km (81 mi) W of Moijabana, Botswana
• 140 km (86 mi) SSW of Letlhakane, Botswana
• 163 km (101 mi) W of Serowe, Botswana
• 178 km (110 mi) WNW of Mahalapye, Botswana
• 238 km (147 mi) NNW of Gaborone, Botswana

Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 7.2 km; Vertical 3.8 km

Parameters Nph = 117; Dmin = 268.8 km; Rmss = 0.90 seconds; Gp = 25°

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