A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Pamandzi in Mayotte. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/06/19 / 2019-06-14 02:05:13 / June 14, 2019 @ 2:05 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 45.5022° East, -12.9086° South. Event id: us600043qy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600043qy. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:05:13 / 5:05 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 33 km (20 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Dembeni (c. 10 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Sada (c. 9 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Pamandzi (c. 9 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Bandraboua (c. 7 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mtsamboro, Acoua, M’Tsangamouji. Country/countries that might be effected, Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-four 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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