A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Pamandzi in Mayotte. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/05/19 / 2019-05-28 10:53:18 / May 28, 2019 @ 10:53 am. The temblor was detected at 13:53:18 / 1:53 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 45.5139 East, latitude -12.8707 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us60003szu. Event ids that are associated: us60003szu. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 32 km (20 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Dembeni (c. 10 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Sada (c. 9 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Pamandzi (c. 9 100 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Bandraboua (c. 7 900 pop). Close country/countries, Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Acoua, Mtsamboro, M’Tsangamouji.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 26 km ESE of Pamandzi, Mayotte. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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