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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near Pamandzi in Mayotte

Earthquake location -12.7835S, 45.4195WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Pamandzi in Mayotte. The temblor was picked up at 10:31:38 / 10:31 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600041cr. Id of event: us600041cr. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 45.4195 East, latitude -12.7835 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/06/19 / 2019-06-16 07:31:38 / June 16, 2019 @ 7:31 am UTC/GMT.

Country/countries that might be effected, Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 21 km (13 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Dembeni (c. 10 100 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Sada (c. 9 800 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Pamandzi (c. 9 100 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Bandraboua (c. 7 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Acoua, Bouéni, Mtsamboro.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 14 km E of Pamandzi, Mayotte.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 45.4195° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -12.7835° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km 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 2019-06-16 07:31:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-16 08:22:12 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 180 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 326 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 6.438 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 49 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 us600041cr Id of event.
Event Code 600041cr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600041cr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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