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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Port Blair in India



Earthquake location 10.3004S, 93.2343WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 160 km SSE of Port Blair, India (99 miles). Id of earthquake: us10008wqa. Event ids that are associated: us10008wqa. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/05/17 / 2017-05-30 22:24:43 / May 30, 2017 @ 10:24 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 93.2343 East, latitude 10.3004 North, depth = 82.18 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 82.18 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:24:43 / 4:24 am (local time epicenter).

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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 160 km SSE of Port Blair, India. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 93.2343° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.3004° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 82.18 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 160km 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 2017-05-30 22:24:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-17 01:01:13 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 298 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 1.43 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 84 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 us10008wqa Id of event.
Event Code 10008wqa An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008wqa, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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