A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 144 km SSW of Port Blair, India (89 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 12/03/16 / 2016-03-12 09:39:37 / March 12, 2016 @ 9:39 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us20005a7q. Event ids that are associated: us20005a7q. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 92.4579 East, latitude 10.3914 North, depth = 27.86 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.86 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 15:09:37 / 3:09 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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