A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Silvassa in India. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:14:25 / 11:14 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/03/19 / 2019-03-01 05:44:25 / March 1, 2019 @ 5:44 am. Id of earthquake: us1000j959. Event ids that are associated: us1000j959. Exact location, longitude 72.8415° East, latitude 20.1681° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from Bilimora (c. 510 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Virār (c. 150 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Valsād (c. 72 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Pālghar (c. 72 300 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Vapi (c. 71 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Dāhānu (c. 49 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jalālpur, Vānsada, Virār. Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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