A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Pamandzi in Mayotte on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 12/03/19 / 2019-03-12 16:34:57 / March 12, 2019 @ 4:34 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us1000jjsz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jjsz. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:34:57 / 7:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 45.365° East, -12.8647° South, depth 10 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mtsamboro, Acoua, M’Tsangamouji. The epicenter was 17 km (11 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Dembeni (c. 10 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Sada (c. 9 800 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Pamandzi (c. 9 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Bandraboua (c. 7 900 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-five 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km SE of Pamandzi, Mayotte. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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