A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 147 km NE of Port Blair, India (91 miles). Unique identifier: us10008t21. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008t21. The epicenter was at a depth of 100.98 km (63 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 93.5971 East, latitude 12.7126 North, depth = 100.98 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:45:54 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/05/17 / 2017-05-17 17:45:54 / May 17, 2017 @ 5:45 pm UTC/GMT.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 147 km NE of Port Blair, India.
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