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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - MAYOTTE REGION on Sunday, 3 March 2019

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake  - MAYOTTE REGION on Sunday, 3 March 2019
Mar 3 03:29: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 2.0 km.
Date & time: Sun, 3 Mar 03:00:31 UTC
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.76°S / 45.43°E (Mayotte)
Nearest volcano: Mayotte Island (29 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 5*10^11 J (139 MWh / 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 3 Mar 2019
Sun, 3 Mar 03:00 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km24km E of Pamandzi, MayotteUSGS
Sun, 3 Mar 03:00 UTCM 4.3 / 10 kmNorthwest of Madagascar (Mayotte)BMKG

"I felt it" reports:
(16 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Pamandzi (Mayotte) (17 km W from epicenter)(no details): Petite secousse (via EMSC)
Kani-Kéli (Mayotte) (41 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Réveillée par la secousse, a duré assez longtemps (via EMSC)
Tsingoni (Mayotte) (36 km W from epicenter)(no details): Les murs ont vibres tellement. (via EMSC)
Bandraboua (Mayotte) (34 km W from epicenter)(no details): Vers 6h00 séisme avec bruit intense.... En ressenti vers les 5 sur échelle de Richter (via EMSC)
Tsingoni (Mayotte) (33 km W from epicenter)(no details): Ca m a reveillé (via EMSC)
Mamoudzou (Mayotte) (26 km W from epicenter)(no details): Fort et long à Tsoundzou 2 Mayotte (via EMSC)
Mamoudzou (Mayotte) (23 km W from epicenter)(no details): Le bruit annonçant l'arrivée du seisme et le ressenti dune tremblement étaient quasi simultané.Durée des secousses environ 5 secondes (via EMSC)
Mamoudzou (Mayotte) (23 km W from epicenter)(no details): Regulier (via EMSC)
Mamoudzou (Mayotte) (23 km W from epicenter)(no details): Tremblement Mayotte (via EMSC)
Koungou (Mayotte) (22 km W from epicenter)(no details): 04/03 6h malicavo : pourquoi une alerte lmaintenant alors que dautres seismes plus importants apparaissent pas egalement les plus faibles par exemple ceux de jeudi et vendredi dernier, alors que nous avons stous mes seismes du monde entier meme tres faible ???? (via EMSC)
Mamoudzou (Mayotte) (22 km W from epicenter)(no details): Tsiwo (via EMSC)
Koungou (Mayotte) (22 km W from epicenter)(no details): Rapide mais intense (via EMSC)
Mamoudzou (Mayotte) (22 km W from epicenter)(no details): Cette secousse m'a réveillé alors que je dormais encore, elle a duré une dizaine de secondes. (via EMSC)
Pamandzi (Mayotte) (17 km W from epicenter)(no details): Encore une bonne secousse à 6h ! Long, les portes ont tremblé et le lit a bougé de gauche à droite... (via EMSC)
Pamandzi (Mayotte) (17 km W from epicenter)(no details): Bien ressenti avec grondement (via EMSC)
Dzaoudzi (Mayotte) (16 km W from epicenter)(no details): J ai failli partir en courant des toilettes.... (via EMSC)
Dzaoudzi (Mayotte) (16 km W from epicenter)(no details): Un de plus (via EMSC)
Bouéni (Mayotte) (40 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Mon lit a bien vibré (via EMSC)
Mamoudzou (Mayotte) (22 km W from epicenter)(no details): Réveillé par la secousse (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 18 Mar 2019
Mon, 18 Mar 10:36 UTCM 4.4 / 24 km - [info]Northwest of Madagascar (Mayotte)[Map]BMKG
Sun, 24 Mar 2019
Sun, 24 Mar 03:15 UTCM 4.3 / 10 km - [info]47km ENE of Pamandzi, Mayotte[Map]USGS
Thu, 28 Mar 2019
Thu, 28 Mar 01:40 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info]Northwest of Madagascar (Mayotte)[Map]BMKG
Fri, 29 Mar 2019
Fri, 29 Mar 20:21 UTCM 4.1 / 10 km - [info]16km E of Pamandzi, Mayotte[Map]USGS
Sun, 31 Mar 2019
Sun, 31 Mar 13:13 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info]Northwest of Madagascar (Mayotte)[Map]BMKG
Fri, 5 Apr 2019
Fri, 5 Apr 10:28 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]Northwest of Madagascar (Mayotte)[Map]BMKG
Mon, 22 Apr 2019
Mon, 22 Apr 04:27 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info]24km SE of Pamandzi, Mayotte[Map]USGS
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
Tue, 23 Apr 22:35 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info]17km ENE of Pamandzi, Mayotte[Map]USGS
Fri, 3 May 2019
Fri, 3 May 07:18 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info]16km ESE of Pamandzi, Mayotte[Map]USGS
Tue, 14 May 2019
Tue, 14 May 00:20 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info]Northwest of Madagascar (Mayotte)[Map]GFZ
Tue, 28 May 2019
Tue, 28 May 10:53 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info]26km ESE of Pamandzi, Mayotte[Map]USGS
Fri, 14 Jun 2019
Fri, 14 Jun 02:05 UTCM 4.4 / 27 km - [info]Mayotte Region
I FELT IT
[Map]EMSC
Sat, 15 Jun 2019
Sat, 15 Jun 03:45 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info]Mayotte Region
I FELT IT
[Map]EMSC
Sat, 15 Jun 05:02 UTCM 4.2 / 38 km - [info]Mayotte Region
I FELT IT
[Map]EMSC

 

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