Historic 6.5 magnitude earthquake leaves Botswana intact

Tuesday, 04 April 2017
Historic 6.5 magnitude earthquake leaves Botswana intact

There are no reported casualties or structural damage to property following a 6.5 magnitude earthquake that hit most parts of Botswana on Monday. According to the US Geographical   Survey the seismic event was concentrated in a remote region of Botswana near the Kalahari game reserve. 

The earthquake that is currently   trending online    is believed to have sent shockwaves across the southern African country though there were no early reports of casualties or damage. According to the US Geographical survey, the magnitude 6.5 quake's epicentre was nearly 250 km (155 miles) north-northwest of the capital Gaborone at a depth of 12 kilometres (7 miles).

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