A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Pamandzi in Mayotte. The temblor was picked up at 10:31:38 / 10:31 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600041cr. Id of event: us600041cr. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 45.4195 East, latitude -12.7835 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/06/19 / 2019-06-16 07:31:38 / June 16, 2019 @ 7:31 am UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 21 km (13 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Dembeni (c. 10 100 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Sada (c. 9 800 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Pamandzi (c. 9 100 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Bandraboua (c. 7 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Acoua, Bouéni, Mtsamboro.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 14 km E of Pamandzi, Mayotte.
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