On June 14, 2018, officials in Mayotte introduced a psychological support service unit to help the population dealing with the stress induced by hundreds of earthquakes currently hitting the island in the Indian Ocean.

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Earthquake swarm hits Mayotte in the Indian Ocean.

The most recent BRGM report, issued Friday, shows another two earthquakes of magnitude 4.0 or greater, and six quakes between 3.4- and 3.6-magnitude for the previous 24 hours. While the activity seemed to have slowed in mid-June, it came roaring back last Sunday with dozens of smaller earthquakes and one that topped out at a 5.1 magnitude. There were 17 more on Monday, and 12 more on Tuesday – including another 5.0 – followed by a comparable quake on Wednesday.

Almost all of the seismic activity is situated in the same spot about 50 kilometers to the east of the island, with the largest 5.8-magnitude quake occurring on May 15. It also was the largest ever recorded in the archipelago, surpassing a 5.2-magnitude event in 1993 that had previously been considered the most powerful.

While there have been no reports of serious injury or fatality, the constant shaking has created anxiety and uncertainty for some of the 250,000 residents and the numerous tourists living in Mayotte. Some minor damage has occurred to buildings, including a school in Dembeni. At least 10 families have been evacuated from damaged homes and relocated.

The situation has “caused concerned reactions among the population,

The phenomenon has led to a flurry of emergency activity on the island. The quakes likely are the result of a seismic hotspot as well as the island’s position along the East African rift, but there’s uncertainty about why this swarm is happening now.

Mayotte’s firefighters are conducting drills designed to simulate rescuing people trapped by a landslide, and emergency experts are teaching island residents to check their homes and businesses for cracked walls or other signs of stress. In the meantime, they’re trying to deal with their own stress too.

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Magnitudes of the earthquakes in the Mayotte’s earthquake series in Mai-June 2018.

One resident of Mamoudzou described leaving home because of meters-long cracks in the walls, along with an 80-year-old mother who had become agitated by the hundreds and hundreds of quakes that are big enough to feel. Many people slept in the streets during those first days in May, unsure if the shaking would become worse and potentially collapse their homes and trap them inside. Others began to have anxiety attacks, with each quake followed by dozens of calls to Mayotte’s regional health authorities.

Some teachers are on sick leave because they do not sleep at night,” said the head of Pamandzi College in a television interview. “Other teachers do not plan to return to Mayotte after the school holidays if the seismic activity continues.” Still others remained concerned over student performance on their final exams, which were scheduled for the end of June.

As the calls added up, local government officials and representatives began requesting assistance, and that included psychologic for the traumatized population. They also requested additional scientific support, since the previous two research missions dispatched to the island ended in “inconclusive” results on what exactly is happening beneath the nearby sea and how that’s affecting Mayotte and its people.

There’s no end in sight

In recent months, Mayotte was already on edge over illegal migration and economic woes. Protests have erupted, and last week two soldiers were seriously injured when rocks were thrown in Bandrele. Five people were arrested in the incident, which led to another round of protest marches on Tuesday.

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Earthquake swarm in Mayotte in Mai-June 2018.

So the additional stress and disorientation of the shaking hasn’t helped, and each day the BRGM experts conclude that the earthquake swarm is “continuing.” The quakes remain at sea, and aren’t strong enough to pose any tsunami threat; many are too small to feel, but that’s no consolation to an uneasy population that remains acutely aware of the possibility that another quake will come at any moment.

Seismicity close to Mayotte is less well known,” the BRGM admits, “but earthquakes causing damage have already occurred in the past.” The quake experts fully anticipate the swarm to continue indefinitely and have no way of predicting when the island residents will see any relief.

Other earthquakes are likely to be felt by the population in the hours or days to come,” the BRGM says. “Strictly speaking, and given the limited knowledge in the region, a tremor of magnitude higher than those already observed cannot be ruled out.

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Suivi de l’essaim sismique de Mayotte au 29 juin 2018 à 17h00
Earthquake swarm (and the stress) continue in Mayotte

26 COMMENTS

  1. WARNING 2 Dreams – Madagascar Sinks – Mayotte Earthquake Volcanic Eruption – Africa Islands Warning!
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    “An alligator ate shamanic lady in the cave.” Reptilians represent themselves as alligators. Their favorite representations are snake especially rattlesnake, alligator, dinosaur, and lizard. Hydra reptilians represent themselves spiders and octopus. You can google the image “Hall of Stalagmites, Underwater Cave, Mayotte” to see the image of the cave the Youtuber and her daughter might have seen in their dream. Dream is not just dream. Actually our spirit can get out of our body during our sleep, and our spirit can go to another dimension to get information from the upper dimension. That is why some of dreams we see can be true time to time.

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    It is impressive to see a huge mothership raided Attalla, Alabama starting at 1:53 on this video. Then suddenly a reptilian militia helicopter came so close to the car with a passenger taking the video of the mothership. They don’t want people to take a video nor spread information that a mothership from Galactic Federation of Light is raiding the reptilian colonized area. They believe they can intimidate a person by flying a helicopter so low and so close. But actually they are showing their vulnerability and weakness to the people. Attalla, Alabama is the next to Gadsden. You know Gadsden Flag with a rattlesnake (represent a reptilian) saying “Don’t tread on me.” Probably, there are quite high population of reptilians (serpents in Bible) around that area.

    • END TIMES SIGNS LATEST EVENTS AND GOD’S WARNING (JUL 3, 2018) THIS HAPPENED ON OUR EARTH
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yl5oyXG-tIc

      A huge storm in Russia (hurricane?) is so impressive. There is a completely demolished and up side down car next to a completely intact car. This can prove that under the same storm, all the properties of good people are protected, but the properties of bad people are demolished.

  3. Japanese rocket launch goes wrong, leading to MASSIVE explosion
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    Primitive rockets are just for primitive tribes of reptilians. Galactic Federation of Light does not let reptilian entities to fly any kind of rockets because the Earth has been quarantined since 2011.

  4. River Edge Fire Department Large Structural Collapse Kinderkamack Rd 7-3-18
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JoAlQuXdztQ

    Starting at 1:00, you can see a reptilian emergency worker with yellow EMS vest is walking and shape-shifting. Look at his face around his sunglasses. Then he starts sticking out his grayish tongue. In order to observe this shape-shifting, it is required to stop the video between 1:00 ~ 1:02 often as possible, or slow down the video to 0.25 and stop the video often as possible with full screen.

  5. County Fire expands to 70,000 acres
    http://wildfiretoday.com/2018/07/03/county-fire-expands-to-70000-acres/

    About 30 years ago, when I was a cute Japanese girl staying UC Barkley studying English, I went to wine tasting to Beringer Winery with an alien looking (might be a grey alien) Japanese male classmate. At the entrance of Beringer winery, there was Jewish looking fat guy at the reception. When I looked at him, he suddenly screamed at me “Why you look at me?” Probably, he thought I could see his true nature as a reptilian. After the wine tasting, I did not remember what happened for 3~4 hours until I realized I came back to Barkley. My classmate said “You fell a sleep in my car.” We had a plan to see Lake Berryessa where just beside the County Wildfire now. I might have doped something at Beringer Winery which has been managed by reptilian entity. I tell you that around this wildfire area including Santa Rosa, there are huge reptilian secret underground bases and criss cross tunnels. There was 6.0 earthquake hit the area on Aug. 24, 2014. All the wildfires and earthquakes are part of the cleaning operations by Galactic Federation of Light.

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