A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 31 kilometers (19 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: 09/04/19 / 2019-04-09 14:45:40 / April 9, 2019 @ 2:45 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:45:40 / 5:45 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us700037ng. Unique identifier: us700037ng. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 45.5608 East, latitude -12.7092 South, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bouéni, Kani Kéli, Acoua (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Dembeni (c. 10 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Sada (c. 9 800 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Pamandzi (c. 9 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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