A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Bandrele in Mayotte. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000erit. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000erit. The temblor was reported at 16:04:38 / 4:04 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/06/18 / 2018-06-10 13:04:38 / June 10, 2018 @ 1:04 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 45.6272 East, latitude -13.2023 South, depth = 10 km.
Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Dembeni (c. 10 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Sada (c. 9 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Pamandzi (c. 9 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Bandraboua (c. 7 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mtsamboro, Acoua, Bandraboua (min 5000 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-six, in the past 30 days seventy-two and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 57 km SE of Bandrele, Mayotte. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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