A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Kankauli in India. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/17 / 2017-08-19 16:52:26 / August 19, 2017 @ 4:52 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 73.4091 East, latitude 16.3725 North, depth = 15.01 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:22:26 / 10:22 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000abbd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000abbd. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.01 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Ratnagiri (c. 76 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Sāvantvādi (c. 23 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Mālvan (c. 18 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Ajra (c. 15 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Kankauli (c. 15 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kudāl (c. 14 400 pop). Close country/countries, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ajra, Murgūd, Pernem (min 5000 pop).
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 have been detected in the same area. 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 33 km WNW of Kankauli, India.
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