A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Antsahe in Comoros. Exact location, longitude 44.5278° East, latitude -12.4728° South, depth = 15.11 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003jm3. Unique identifier: us10003jm3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.11 km (9 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/10/15 / 2015-10-01 21:47:10 / October 1, 2015 @ 9:47 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 00:47:10 / 12:47 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Comoros (c. 773 000 pop), Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Moutsamoudou (c. 23 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Fomboni (c. 15 000 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Domoni (c. 14 500 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Adda-Douéni (c. 10 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pamandzi, Fomboni, Bandrélé (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km S of Antsahe, Comoros. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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