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Moderate earthquake, 5.4 mag has occurred near Port Blair in India

Earthquake location 10.242S, 93.1278WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 162 km SSE of Port Blair, India (101 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/09/17 / 2017-09-06 00:10:55 / September 6, 2017 @ 12:10 am. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:10:55 / 6:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 93.1278 East, latitude 10.242 North, depth = 86.75 km. Event id: us2000agg9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000agg9. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 86.75 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 162 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 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 93.1278° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.242° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 86.75 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 162km 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 2017-09-06 00:10:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-06 00:29:47 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 449 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 1.454 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 76 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 us2000agg9 Id of event.
Event Code 2000agg9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000agg9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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