A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Pamandzi in Mayotte. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jnk7. Unique identifier: us2000jnk7. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 45.2797 East, latitude -12.8555 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/02/19 / 2019-02-12 22:39:48 / February 12, 2019 @ 10:39 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 01:39:48 / 1:39 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mtsamboro, Acoua, Bandraboua (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 10 km (6 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Dembeni (c. 10 100 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Sada (c. 9 800 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Pamandzi (c. 9 100 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Bandraboua (c. 7 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 6 km S of Pamandzi, Mayotte.
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