Gabon - Earthquake (GDACS, USGS, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 10 March 2021)

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  • An earthquake of 5.4 M at a depth of 10 km occurred in Moyen-Ogooue Province (central-western Gabon) on 9 March at 23.07 UTC. The epicentre was located approximately 36 km southeast of Lambarene Town.

  • USGS PAGER estimates that up to 3,000 people were exposed to strong shaking. According to media, there are no reports of any casualties or damage.

  • On 6 March at 17.08 UTC, another earthquake of 5.2 M hit northern Ngounie Province, 32 km southwest of the seismic event of 9 March.