A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Pamandzi in Mayotte on Friday. 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. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/08/19 / 2019-08-30 00:32:44 / August 30, 2019 @ 12:32 am. Id of earthquake: us70005cbg. Event ids that are associated: us70005cbg. Exact location of event, longitude 45.6379 East, latitude -12.8699 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 03:32:44 / 3:32 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Acoua, Mtsamboro, M’Tsangamouji. Close country/countries that might be effected, Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Dembeni (c. 10 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Sada (c. 9 800 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Pamandzi (c. 9 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eighty-eight 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.
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