A 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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