A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 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 location of event, depth 10 km, 45.474° East, -12.8675° South. The temblor was detected at 08:33:45 / 8:33 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/04/19 / 2019-04-25 05:33:45 / April 25, 2019 @ 5:33 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003gc5. Id of event: us70003gc5. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Acoua, Mtsamboro, M’Tsangamouji (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 28 km (18 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Dembeni (c. 10 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Sada (c. 9 800 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Pamandzi (c. 9 100 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 four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km ESE of Pamandzi, Mayotte. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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