A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Pamandzi in Mayotte on Tuesday. 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, 45.4457° East, -12.8394° South. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:20:38 / 3:20 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70003krt. Event ids that are associated: us70003krt. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/05/19 / 2019-05-14 00:20:38 / May 14, 2019 @ 12:20 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Dembeni (c. 10 100 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Sada (c. 9 800 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Pamandzi (c. 9 100 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Bandraboua (c. 7 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Acoua, Mtsamboro, Bouéni.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 18 km ESE of Pamandzi, Mayotte. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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