13 people reported dead after 5.7 earthquake in Tanzania
May Bukoba 's earthquake 10 dead residents and casualties be under Our almighty God's hands. Amina! pic.twitter.com/3ofMyNKIM3— Suphian Juma (@SuphianJuma) September 10, 2016
Tremors were felt as far off as Uganda and Kenya according to the US Geological Survey. Images taken in Mwanda show collapsed structures after the shake.
Damage from near the epicentre of today's 5.7 magnitude earthquake in Tanzania pic.twitter.com/53qS2FQlVl— NTV UGANDA (@ntvuganda) September 10, 2016
In the town of Bukoba residents said that some homes in the area had caved in, according to ENCA.
Very strong earthquake felt in Kagera l #Tanzania not long ago - likely after tremors from earthquake in Uganda 🙏🏽— Maria Sarungi Tsehai (@MariaSTsehai) September 10, 2016
A statement from president John Magufuli's office said he was "shocked by reports of the earthquake that caused the death of many people, injury to others and destruction of property."