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October 3, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
A powerful earthquake rocked southwestern Tanzania, but there were no reports of casualties. Lamech Kibacho, a regional police commander in the town of Sumbawanga, said that there were three tremors in the space of 10 minutes starting at 5:25 a.m. and that they left cracks in some buildings. The British disaster charity Rapid UK said its examination of U.S. seismological data put the epicenter in or near Lake Tanganyika. Sweden's Uppsala University said the quake had a magnitude of 6.6.
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October 3, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
A powerful earthquake rocked southwestern Tanzania, but there were no reports of casualties. Lamech Kibacho, a regional police commander in the town of Sumbawanga, said that there were three tremors in the space of 10 minutes starting at 5:25 a.m. and that they left cracks in some buildings. The British disaster charity Rapid UK said its examination of U.S. seismological data put the epicenter in or near Lake Tanganyika. Sweden's Uppsala University said the quake had a magnitude of 6.6.
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