A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Pamandzi in Mayotte. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 45.429 East, latitude -12.8365 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 19:57:09 / 7:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/06/19 / 2019-06-18 16:57:09 / June 18, 2019 @ 4:57 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us600042ke. Event ids that are associated: us600042ke.
Epicenter of the event was 23 km (14 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 27 km (16 miles) from Dembeni (c. 10 100 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Sada (c. 9 800 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Pamandzi (c. 9 100 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Bandraboua (c. 7 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Acoua, Mtsamboro, Bouéni (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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: 16 km ESE of Pamandzi, Mayotte. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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