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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Mayotte Region on Saturday, 9 November 2019

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake  - Mayotte Region on Saturday, 9 November 2019
9 Nov 19:36 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 26 minutes.
Date & time: Saturday, 9 November 2019 19:10 UTC
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 44.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.83°S / 45.44°E (Mayotte)
Nearest volcano: Mayotte Island (29 km / 18 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) SE of Pamandzi (pop: 9,100)
21 km (13 mi) SE of Dzaoudzi (pop: 15,300)
24 km (15 mi) SE of Mamoudzou (pop: 54,800)
28 km (17 mi) SE of Koungou (pop: 18,100)
28 km (17 mi) E of Dembeni (pop: 10,100)
28 km (18 mi) NE of Bandrélé (pop: 6,400)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Sat, 9 Nov 19:10 UTCM 4.0 / 44 kmMayotte RegionEMSC

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Ouangani (Mayotte, 33 km W of epicenter) : Maintenant vous courrez après nous pour témoigner. Au plus fort de la crise vous étiez pourtant sourds à nos témoignages quasi quotidien de séismes bien plus fort... (reported through EMSC)
Mamoudzou (Mayotte, 24 km W of epicenter) : Petite secousse ! (reported through EMSC)
Mamoudzou (Mayotte, 24 km W of epicenter) : Longue secousse, en deux fois. (reported through EMSC)
Mamoudzou (Mayotte, 23 km W of epicenter) : 4 à 5 secondes de vibration, que j'ai bien ressenti parce que j'étais assis, mais une secousse que je qualifie de modérée (reported through EMSC)
Dzaoudzi (Mayotte, 18 km W of epicenter) : Oui j ai senti pas fort j ai juste senti mon lit vibré quelques secondes à labattoir (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Mayotte Region on Saturday, 9 November 2019

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