A light tremor that lasted about 15 seconds was this evening reported in Nairobi, Kiambu, Machakos, Mombasa and Nyeri counties at 7:23 p.m.
A similar quake was reported in Spain just a few minutes before.
— EMSC (@LastQuake) March 24, 2019
A 2.6 magnitude quake was also reported in Turkey at 7:15 p.m Kenyan time.
— My Earthquake Alerts (@myearthquakeapp) March 24, 2019
Just this morning, reports of 6.3 magnitude earthquake in Indonesia had flooded the interwebs.
— CGTN (@CGTNOfficial) March 24, 2019
According to the United States Geological Survey, the tremor felt in Nairobi and it’s environs had its epicenter near Wundanyi.
The 4.8 magnitude quake that was reported at 4:21 (UCT), about 7:21 p.m local time.
A 4.8 magnitude quake – 41km NNW of Wundanyi, Kenya – caused all those tremors you felt. pic.twitter.com/SCXoipVC9p
— Fadhili Kanini (@FQanini) March 24, 2019
According to the latest updates, it was felt all the way from Mombasa, Arusha, Athi River, Nairobi, and Central Kenya.
More details to follow…
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