EQ-20170812-59454-BWA – Earthquake – Botswana – Africa

Botswana has been rocked by yet another earthquake, a fourth one in a space of five months. A 4.8 magnitude earthquake rocked the diamond rich nation at 2:37 a.m. GMT Saturday morning in Gaborone, Botswana's capital city and the surrounding areas. The reverberation occurred some ten kilometres below the surface, meaning the tremor would have felt stronger than the magnitude suggests. In early April, two earthquakes measuring 6.5 and 5.0 in a space of two days, rocked the southern African nation's central parts, just 210 kilometers north of the capital. On July 5, 2017, the United States ...

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