A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Pamandzi in Mayotte on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ekhu. Id of event: us1000ekhu. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:36:26 / 9:36 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/06/18 / 2018-06-03 06:36:26 / June 3, 2018 @ 6:36 am. Exact location of event, longitude 45.5924 East, latitude -12.7736 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (25 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Dembeni (c. 10 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Sada (c. 9 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Pamandzi (c. 9 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Acoua, Bouéni, Mtsamboro. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days eighty-two and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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