A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Pamandzi in Mayotte. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 45.5218 East, latitude -12.8256 South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us70003bd6. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003bd6. The temblor was reported at 07:37:28 / 7:37 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/04/19 / 2019-04-15 04:37:28 / April 15, 2019 @ 4:37 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries, Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Acoua, Mtsamboro, Bouéni (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Dembeni (c. 10 100 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Sada (c. 9 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Pamandzi (c. 9 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 26 km E of Pamandzi, Mayotte. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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