A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Pamandzi in Mayotte. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/05/18 / 2018-05-25 18:00:59 / May 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm. Id of earthquake: us1000eeki. Event ids that are associated: us1000eeki. The temblor was detected at 21:00:59 / 9:00 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 45.8105° East, latitude -12.6249° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bouéni, Kani Kéli, Acoua (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (41 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Dembeni (c. 10 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Sada (c. 9 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Pamandzi (c. 9 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-seven, in the last 10 days sixty-five, in the past 30 days seventy-one and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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