A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Pamandzi in Mayotte on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000ehnd. Event ids that are associated: us1000ehnd. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/06/18 / 2018-06-02 18:27:41 / June 2, 2018 @ 6:27 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 45.7365° East, latitude -12.9592° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 21:27:41 / 9:27 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Acoua, Mtsamboro, M’Tsangamouji (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Dembeni (c. 10 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Sada (c. 9 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Pamandzi (c. 9 100 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 52 km ESE of Pamandzi, Mayotte.
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