Weak mag. 3.3 earthquake - Mozambique Channel, 38 km east of Mamoudzou, Mayotte, on Friday, Sep 24, 2021 2:54 am (GMT +3) -

Weak mag. 3.3 earthquake - Mozambique Channel, 38 km east of Mamoudzou, Mayotte, on Friday, Sep 24, 2021 2:54 am (GMT +3)

Weak magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 41 km depth

23 Sep 23:59 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 5 minutes.
24 Sep 05:35: Now using data updates from RENASS
Date & time: Sep 23, 2021 23:54:57 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, Sep 24, 2021 2:54 am (GMT +3)
Magnitude: 3.3
Depth: 41.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.78302°S / 45.57562°E (Mozambique Channel, Mayotte)
Antipode: 12.783°N / 134.424°W
Nearest volcano: Mayotte Island (7 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) E of Pamandzi (pop: 9,080) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) E of Mamoudzou (pop: 54,800) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) E of Kongo (Koungou) (pop: 18,100) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) E of Ouangani (pop: 7,270) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) ESE of Domoni (Comoros) (pop: 14,500) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) ESE of Adda-Douéni (Comoros) (pop: 10,900) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) ESE of Tsimbeo (Comoros) (pop: 12,500) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) ESE of Ouani (Comoros) (pop: 10,200) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) ESE of Mirontsi (Comoros) (pop: 10,200) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) ESE of Moutsamoudou (Comoros) (pop: 23,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: RENASS (Réseau National de Surveillance Sismique (RéNaSS))
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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3.341 kmNear Mamoudzou, Mamoudzou, MayotteRENASS

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Bandrélé (45.2 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short : J'essaie de dormir  
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