A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Rajapur in India. The temblor was detected at 23:44:50 / 11:44 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20009lhc. Event ids that are associated: us20009lhc. Exact location of event, depth 15.46 km, 73.576° East, 16.6688° North. Global time and date of event 03/06/17 / 2017-06-03 18:14:50 / June 3, 2017 @ 6:14 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 15.46 km (10 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ajra, Nipāni, Vengurla (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Kolhāpur (c. 516 100 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Ratnagiri (c. 76 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Nipāni (c. 60 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Koynanagar (c. 28 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kāgal (c. 25 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Sāvantvādi (c. 23 400 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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