A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Ambanja in Madagascar. Event id: us60003r15. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60003r15. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/05/19 / 2019-05-23 06:30:19 / May 23, 2019 @ 6:30 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 48.9282° East, latitude -13.8965° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 09:30:19 / 9:30 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Madagascar (c. 21 282 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Antsohimbondrona, Hell-Ville, Ambilobe (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Ambilobe (c. 56 000 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Antsohimbondrona (c. 32 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Ambanja (c. 30 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Hell-Ville (c. 22 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Bealanana (c. 16 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Ambarakaraka (c. 16 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 56 km ESE of Ambanja, Madagascar. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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