A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Chirongui in Mayotte. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 45.2306° East, latitude -13.0667° South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us1000ef14. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000ef14. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/05/18 / 2018-05-30 19:11:21 / May 30, 2018 @ 7:11 pm. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:11:21 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Dembeni (c. 10 100 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Sada (c. 9 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Pamandzi (c. 9 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Bandraboua (c. 7 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mtsamboro, Acoua, Bandraboua (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 17 km SSE of Chirongui, Mayotte. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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