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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag was detected near Bamboo Flat in India

Earthquake location 11.927S, 92.817WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Bamboo Flat in India on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/03/19 / 2019-03-20 10:27:35 / March 20, 2019 @ 10:27 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 15:57:35 / 3:57 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jj58. Id of event: us1000jj58. Exact location, longitude 92.817° East, latitude 11.927° North, depth = 57.93 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.93 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Port Blair, Bamboo Flat. Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Port Blair (c. 112 100 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Bamboo Flat (c. 7 400 pop).

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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 27 km NNE of Bamboo Flat, India. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 92.817° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.927° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 57.93 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km NNE 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 2019-03-20 10:27:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-20 11:48:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 330 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 369 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 0.279 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 96 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 us1000jj58 Id of event.
Event Code 1000jj58 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000jj58, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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