A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Pamandzi in Mayotte. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/04/19 / 2019-04-19 03:32:13 / April 19, 2019 @ 3:32 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:32:13 / 6:32 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us70003cjf. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003cjf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 45.3416° East, -12.825° South.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Acoua, Mtsamboro, Bouéni (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Dembeni (c. 10 100 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Sada (c. 9 800 pop), 7 km (5 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 7 km ESE of Pamandzi, Mayotte.
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