A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Koungou in Mayotte on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 11:43:11 / 11:43 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006eir. Id of event: us70006eir. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 45.4825 East, latitude -12.4486 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 24/11/19 / 2019-11-24 08:43:11 / November 24, 2019 @ 8:43 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kani Kéli, Bouéni, Chirongui (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Dembeni (c. 10 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Sada (c. 9 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Pamandzi (c. 9 100 pop).
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 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 43 km NE of Koungou, Mayotte.
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