A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Pamandzi in Mayotte on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us60004uwg. Ids that are associated to the event: us60004uwg. The temblor was picked up at 00:55:56 / 12:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 45.4277° East, -12.7889° South. 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). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/07/19 / 2019-07-16 21:55:56 / July 16, 2019 @ 9:55 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Acoua, Mtsamboro, Bouéni (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 22 km (13 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Dembeni (c. 10 100 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Sada (c. 9 800 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Pamandzi (c. 9 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighty-six 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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