A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 252 km E of Port Blair, India (157 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 21.85 km (14 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/17 / 2017-05-16 14:04:40 / May 16, 2017 @ 2:04 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 95.0551 East, latitude 11.4703 North, depth = 21.85 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:04:40 / 8:04 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10008sqi. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008sqi.
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 one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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: 252 km E of Port Blair, India.
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