A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Pamandzi in Mayotte. Exact location, longitude 45.4625° East, latitude -12.9618° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us600040su. Ids that are associated to the event: us600040su. The temblor was detected at 14:03:36 / 2:03 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/06/19 / 2019-06-10 11:03:36 / June 10, 2019 @ 11:03 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 32 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), 33 km (20 miles) from Dembeni (c. 10 100 pop), 41 km (25 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. Close country/countries that might be effected, Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred 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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