Quantcast
chronicle.co.zw 04 Aug, 2022 13:45 am

Kariba hit by earthquake

Kariba hit by earthquake
Bulawayo's most popular daily newspaper

3 struck in Kariba and surrounding areas on Tuesday evening with officials saying tremors of such magnitude are not expected to affect the structural integrity of the Kariba Dam.The epicenter was triangulated by the Meteorological Services Department (MSD) of Zimbabwe to approximately 50km South of Kariba Dam near Bumi Hills, he said.“In the last twelve months, two earthquakes of equivalent magnitudes and several others of smaller magnitudes occurred south of the Kariba Dam.“We wish to assure the public and those domiciled in and around the affected areas that tremors of this magnitude are not expected to affect the structural integrity of the Kariba Dam.

3 occurred and was felt in the Kariba and surrounding areas at 22:03 hours (10PM) on 2 August 2022,” said Eng Munodafawa.Nqobile Bhebhe, Senior Reporter An earthquake of magnitude 4.

Read full story at chronicle.co.zw