A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Pamandzi in Mayotte on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 45.4761° East, -12.751° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 23:33:20 / 11:33 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jing. Unique identifier: us1000jing. Global time and date of event 10/03/19 / 2019-03-10 20:33:20 / March 10, 2019 @ 8:33 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Dembeni (c. 10 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Sada (c. 9 800 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Pamandzi (c. 9 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bouéni, Kani Kéli, Acoua. Nearby country/countries, Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 21 km ENE of Pamandzi, Mayotte. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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