A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 231 km ESE of Port Blair, India (144 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/10/17 / 2017-10-06 20:59:02 / October 6, 2017 @ 8:59 pm. The temblor was reported at 02:59:02 / 2:59 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 37.83 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 94.7616 East, latitude 10.993 North, depth = 37.83 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000arju. Unique identifier: us1000arju.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 231 km ESE of Port Blair, India. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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