Earth tremors have been reported in Nairobi and Mombasa on Tuesday morning but Kenya Meteorological Department has not yet confirmed.
The tremor could be as a result of a 4.6 magnitude earthquake recorded in Dodoma, Arusha and Naberera in Tanzania on Tuesday morning at around 6:54 am.
A 4.6 magnitude earthquake recorded in Dodoma, Arusha and Naberera in Tanzania.
Probably what many felt in Mombasa and Nairobi are aftershocks(?)
Source: https://t.co/WF4hLXVOWh pic.twitter.com/0cPF0oWS59
— Philip Mwaniki (@Mwanikih) August 20, 2019
A few people also mentioned about the early morning tremor on their social media accounts.
Earth #Tremor felt in parts of Nairobi, Ruiru, Mombasa and parts of Tanzania, residents say.
— Muhia wa Maina. (@muhiasmaina) August 20, 2019
I just felt a #tremor in #Nairobi
— firstname.lastname@example.org (@ChuyaWams) August 20, 2019
Who felt that? #tremor Nairobi ?
— Lily_Annah (@liliekariuki) August 20, 2019
Anyone in Mombasa who felt the #tremor
— Kena (@makena____) August 20, 2019
The last time a tremor was felt in Kenya was in March after a 6.3 magnitude Earthquake struck Indonesia causing a minor ground tremors.
Confirming the incident, the Kenya Meteorological Department said the tremor was felt in Naivasha, Nakuru, Makueni, Mombasa, Kiambu and Nyeri.