A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Pamandzi in Mayotte. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/01/20 / 2020-01-01 13:18:48 / January 1, 2020 @ 1:18 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006t54. Unique identifier: us70006t54. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 45.5396° East, -13.0508° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:18:48 / 4:18 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mtsamboro, Acoua, Bandraboua. Epicenter of the event was 45 km (28 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Dembeni (c. 10 100 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Sada (c. 9 800 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Pamandzi (c. 9 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Bandraboua (c. 7 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop).
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 sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 39 km SE of Pamandzi, Mayotte. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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