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Light earthquake 4.7 mag, 22 km NE of Bamboo Flat, India

Earthquake location 11.8499S, 92.8553WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Bamboo Flat in India on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.74 km (30 miles). Global time and date of event 12/04/19 / 2019-04-12 11:23:00 / April 12, 2019 @ 11:23 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700034xc. Id of event: us700034xc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 16:53:00 / 4:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 92.8553° East, latitude 11.8499° North, depth = 48.74 km.

Epicenter of the event was 23 km (15 miles) from Port Blair (c. 112 100 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Bamboo Flat (c. 7 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Port Blair, Bamboo Flat (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km NE of Bamboo Flat, India. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 92.8553° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 11.8499° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 48.74 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km NE 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 2019-04-12 11:23:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-19 10:44:36 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 340 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 0.221 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.89 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 59 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 us700034xc Id of event.
Event Code 700034xc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700034xc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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