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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag was detected near Pamandzi in Mayotte

Earthquake location -12.7841S, 45.5457WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Pamandzi in Mayotte. Id of earthquake: us7000ccsu. Event ids that are associated: us7000ccsu. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/11/20 / 2020-11-10 09:19:27 / November 10, 2020 @ 9:19 am. The temblor was reported at 09:19:27 / 9:19 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 45.5457° East, latitude -12.7841° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

The epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Dembeni (c. 10 100 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Sada (c. 9 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Pamandzi (c. 9 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Bandraboua (c. 7 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Acoua, Bouéni, Mtsamboro. Nearby country/countries, Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 five 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.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 28 km E of Pamandzi, Mayotte.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 45.5457° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -12.7841° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28 km E of Pamandzi, Mayotte Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-10 09:19:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-10 09:37:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 354 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 6.406 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 80 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000ccsu Id of event.
Event Code 7000ccsu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ccsu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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