A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Pamandzi in Mayotte. Global time and date of event 10/06/18 / 2018-06-10 04:09:04 / June 10, 2018 @ 4:09 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 07:09:04 / 7:09 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 45.6489 East, latitude -13.072 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000erii. Unique identifier: us1000erii.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mtsamboro, Acoua, M’Tsangamouji. Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Dembeni (c. 10 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Sada (c. 9 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Pamandzi (c. 9 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Bandraboua (c. 7 900 pop). Close country/countries, Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days seventy-three and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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