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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Bamboo Flat in India



Earthquake location 11.9132S, 92.2633WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Bamboo Flat in India. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d7wy. Id of event: us1000d7wy. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/03/18 / 2018-03-15 17:07:05 / March 15, 2018 @ 5:07 pm. The temblor was reported at 23:07:05 / 11:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 92.2633° East, 11.9132° North, depth 42.36 km. 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 42.36 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Event epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Port Blair (c. 112 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Bamboo Flat (c. 7 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Port Blair, Bamboo Flat.

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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 54 km WNW of Bamboo Flat, India. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 92.2633° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.9132° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 42.36 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 54km WNW of Bamboo Flat, India Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-15 17:07:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-10 23:46:07 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 284 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 7.12 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 200 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 us1000d7wy Id of event.
Event Code 1000d7wy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000d7wy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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