A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Pamandzi in Mayotte on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us2000jnlg. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jnlg. The temblor was picked up at 04:06:11 / 4:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 45.3775 East, latitude -12.7837 South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/02/19 / 2019-02-13 01:06:11 / February 13, 2019 @ 1:06 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 16 km (10 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Dembeni (c. 10 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Sada (c. 9 800 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Pamandzi (c. 9 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Acoua, Bouéni, Kani Kéli (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km E of Pamandzi, Mayotte. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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