A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Pamandzi in Mayotte on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us70003mlj. Event ids that are associated: us70003mlj. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:13:28 / 6:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 45.6283 East, latitude -12.6467 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 10/05/19 / 2019-05-10 03:13:28 / May 10, 2019 @ 3:13 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kani Kéli, Bouéni, Acoua (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 46 km (29 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Dembeni (c. 10 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Sada (c. 9 800 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Pamandzi (c. 9 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km ENE of Pamandzi, Mayotte. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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