A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Pamandzi in Mayotte on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/05/18 / 2018-05-23 16:53:19 / May 23, 2018 @ 4:53 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000ec2w. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ec2w. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 19:53:19 / 7:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 45.5826° East, -12.8205° South, depth 10 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Acoua, Mtsamboro, Bouéni. The epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Dembeni (c. 10 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Sada (c. 9 800 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Pamandzi (c. 9 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Bandraboua (c. 7 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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