A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Pamandzi in Mayotte on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/04/19 / 2019-04-04 07:06:45 / April 4, 2019 @ 7:06 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 45.3403 East, latitude -12.8654 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700034v6. Id of event: us700034v6. The temblor was picked up at 10:06:45 / 10:06 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Event epicenter was 15 km (9 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 13 km (8 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), 10 km (6 miles) from Pamandzi (c. 9 100 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Bandraboua (c. 7 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mtsamboro, Acoua, M’Tsangamouji.
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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