Panic as earth tremors hit parts of Nairobi, Mombasa & Dar


Kenyans living in parts of Nairobi and Mombasa reported earth tremors around 8.15pm on Wednesday night.

Similar tremors were reportedly felt in parts of Dar Es Salaam around the same time.

American Earthquakes which reports on such incidents across the globe reported that the tremors had a 4.9 magnitude.

It was registered at 60kilometers east of Lodwar and had a depth of 10 kilometers.

Volcano Discovery reported a:  “strong earthquake of magnitude 6.0 in Tanzania which was also felt in parts of Mombasa and Nyeri”.

At the Coast, the tremor was felt in different parts of Mombasa, Kwale and Kilifi counties.

In Nairobi, resident of Ruaka and Ruiru are among those who reported feeling the quake that occurred around 8.15pm.