A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Pamandzi in Mayotte on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 15/06/19 / 2019-06-15 03:45:05 / June 15, 2019 @ 3:45 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 06:45:05 / 6:45 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000411g. Id of event: us6000411g. Exact location, longitude 45.6071° East, latitude -12.7705° South, depth = 10 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (26 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Dembeni (c. 10 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Sada (c. 9 800 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Pamandzi (c. 9 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Bandraboua (c. 7 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Acoua, Bouéni, Mtsamboro (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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