A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported 165 km SW of Port Blair, India (103 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude 91.7204° East, latitude 10.5721° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:49:27 / 4:49 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/08/18 / 2018-08-24 10:49:27 / August 24, 2018 @ 10:49 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us1000ggp5. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000ggp5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 165 km SW of Port Blair, India. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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