A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes Andaman Islands, India region (0 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 33.64 km, 93.056° East, 14.4749° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008ep4. Id of event: us10008ep4. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/04/17 / 2017-04-05 16:44:37 / April 5, 2017 @ 4:44 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.64 km (21 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:44:37 / 10:44 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one 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.
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