A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Pamandzi in Mayotte on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/03/21 / 2021-03-03 01:59:28 / March 3, 2021 @ 1:59 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:59:28 / 1:59 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000df0u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000df0u. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 45.6793° East, -12.718° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Dembeni (c. 10 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Sada (c. 9 800 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Pamandzi (c. 9 100 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Bandraboua (c. 7 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bouéni, Kani Kéli, Acoua (min 5000 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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