01:54 GMT27 September 2020
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    In 2017, a magnitude 5.7 earthquake at the border with Uganda and Rwanda near Lake Victoria in northern Tanzania killed at least 13 people and injured 203.

    A 5.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred off the Tanzanian coast, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.

    The quake took place about 77 kilometres (48 miles) southeast of Dar es Salaam at a depth of 10 kilometres (6 miles). There have been no immediate reports about damages or casualties caused by the earthquake.

    ​Dar es Salaam, a major city and commercial port on Tanzania’s Indian Ocean coast, has a population of 2.7 million people.

    In 2007, a 6.0-magnitude quake struck the Tanzanian town of Arusha, east of Bukoba.

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