A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Pamandzi in Mayotte. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/03/19 / 2019-03-29 20:21:58 / March 29, 2019 @ 8:21 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000k7cw. Unique identifier: us2000k7cw. Exact location of event, longitude 45.437 East, latitude -12.7828 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:21:58 / 11:21 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Acoua, Bouéni, Mtsamboro (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Dembeni (c. 10 100 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Sada (c. 9 800 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Pamandzi (c. 9 100 pop). 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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty 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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