A 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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