A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Pamandzi in Mayotte on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us2000kacd. Event ids that are associated: us2000kacd. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:44:00 / 9:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/03/19 / 2019-03-28 06:44:00 / March 28, 2019 @ 6:44 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 45.479° East, -12.7503° South, depth 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bouéni, Kani Kéli, Acoua (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 34 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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