A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Pamandzi in Mayotte. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 45.7164° East, -12.8475° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000ef6i. Unique identifier: us1000ef6i. The temblor was reported at 09:52:03 / 9:52 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/05/18 / 2018-05-30 06:52:03 / May 30, 2018 @ 6:52 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 53 km (33 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Dembeni (c. 10 100 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Sada (c. 9 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Pamandzi (c. 9 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Acoua, Mtsamboro, Bouéni (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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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