A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 158 km SSE of Port Blair, India (98 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20004y5a. Event ids that are associated: us20004y5a. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 96.08 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 03/02/16 / 2016-02-03 15:24:07 / February 3, 2016 @ 3:24 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 93.3475 East, latitude 10.3608 North, depth = 96.08 km. The temblor was detected at 21:24:07 / 9:24 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 158 km SSE of Port Blair, India.
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