A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Nicobar Islands, India region (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/06/18 / 2018-06-21 20:29:19 / June 21, 2018 @ 8:29 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ey0w. Id of event: us1000ey0w. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 94.4391 East, latitude 7.3185 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:29:19 / 8:29 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Nicobar Islands, India region.
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