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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Port Blair in India

Earthquake location 10.2834S, 93.5317WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 175 km SSE of Port Blair, India (109 miles) on Sunday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:04:36 / 9:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 93.5317° East, latitude 10.2834° North, depth = 125.89 km. Global time and date of event 13/03/16 / 2016-03-13 15:04:36 / March 13, 2016 @ 3:04 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us20005ag9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005ag9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 125.89 km (78 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two 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.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 175 km SSE of Port Blair, India.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 93.5317° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.2834° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 125.89 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 175km SSE of Port Blair, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-03-13 15:04:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-10 19:22:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 284 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.567 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 126 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20005ag9 Id of event.
Event Code 20005ag9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005ag9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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