A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Pamandzi in Mayotte. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 45.3742 East, latitude -12.8019 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:44:28 / 1:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/10/19 / 2019-10-23 22:44:28 / October 23, 2019 @ 10:44 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006212. Id of event: us60006212.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 16 km (10 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Dembeni (c. 10 100 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Sada (c. 9 800 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Pamandzi (c. 9 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Acoua, Mtsamboro, Bouéni.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every 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: 9 km E of Pamandzi, Mayotte. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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