A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Pamandzi in Mayotte on Friday. Unique identifier: us1000eg4x. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000eg4x. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/06/18 / 2018-06-01 03:24:10 / June 1, 2018 @ 3:24 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 45.7963 East, latitude -12.9265 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 06:24:10 / 6:24 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Acoua, Mtsamboro, M’Tsangamouji (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Dembeni (c. 10 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Sada (c. 9 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Pamandzi (c. 9 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Bandraboua (c. 7 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 57 km ESE of Pamandzi, Mayotte. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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