A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 190 km SSE of Port Blair, India (118 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.74 km (9 miles). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:32:57 / 2:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/04/16 / 2016-04-19 20:32:57 / April 19, 2016 @ 8:32 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005jx7. Unique identifier: us20005jx7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 93.6242° East, latitude 10.1815° North, depth = 13.74 km.
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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 190 km SSE of Port Blair, India.
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